April 5, 2013
Farmville, Va. - The Coastal Carolina women's lacrosse team allowed its most goals in a single game in a 21-8 loss at Longwood on Friday afternoon. The Conference loss drops the Chanticleers to 4-8 (1-2), while the Lancers advance to 8-5 (3-2) on the season.
Longwood finished the game with a 30-15 advantage in shots and a 19-10 advantage in ground balls while completing all 12 of its clear attempts. The Chants took a 20-10 advantage in draw controls, and converted two of their four free position shots.
Paige Timberg led the way for the Chants with three points on two goals and one assist. Charlotte O'Leary also netted two, while Sara Nolan, Rachel Ferrara, Morgan Gott and Caitlin Kratzer added one each. Kimmy DeLonge assisted on one goal, marking the fourth straight game that she has recorded a point.
Rachel Waldron finished the game with six draw controls for the Chants. Trista Kuehn made five saves in net for Coastal, and was replaced by Stephanie Torosian in the 54th minute. It was Torosian's third appearance in net this season.
Lauren Prasnicki, Longwood's leader in points, scored five times and added one helper to total six points. Katie McHugh was also a major producer for the Lancers, netting six goals on nine shots.
Longwood controlled possession for the majority of the first half, outscoring Coastal 10-5, and taking a 15-9 advantage in shots. McHugh opened the scoring for the Lancers, taking a pass from Brentlinger and putting a shot behind Kuehn at 25:07 of the first half.
Coastal would counter 28 seconds later when Timberg sent a pass in front to the stick of O'Leary, who buried the shot and tied the game at 1-1. Gott gave the Chants their second goal of the game at 18:52 on an unassisted shot from eight meters out.
The Lancers then scored three goals in the next two minutes, including two from Prasnicki, to take a 4-2 lead. Another Longwood goal by McHugh at 12:46 was sandwiched in between Coastal goals by Nolan and Timberg at 15:04 and 10:06, respectively.
Longwood then went on a five goal streak to open up the lead to six. The Chants managed one more goal with two seconds remaining in the first half, courtesy of Ferrara.
The Lancers opened the second half with two straight goals, followed by O'Leary's second goal of the game on a free position shot at 23:40.
Longwood then put the game well out of reach, scoring eight straight goals in 17 minutes. Prasnicki, McHugh and Jamie Brentlinger each scored twice for the Lancers during the streak.
Despite the 20-6 score, the Chants made a late push, getting a free position goal from Timberg and an unassisted goal from Kratzer with 1:20 remaining.
Alexa Anderson would close out the game, scoring one final goal for Longwood with only five seconds remaining.
The Chants will have a day off before returning to the field to host Winthrop on Sunday at 3 p.m. in Brooks Stadium.