Warren and Everding do everything for Hawks in 22-8 victory over Seahawks

Warren and Everding do everything for Hawks in 22-8 victory over Seahawks


Roger Williams 22, Salve Regina 8
Middletown, R.I. – Gaudet Field
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The Roger Williams University women's lacrosse team outscored Salve Regina University 12-3 in the second half, powered by 13 combined goals from Ashley Warren (Wilmington, Mass.) and McKenna Everding (Fayetteville, N.Y.) to win 22-8 in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action Wednesday night.

Series and Streaks
This was the 15th meeting between Salve Regina and Roger Williams. The Hawks own a 12-3 record in the all-time series and have won six in a row now over the Seahawks.

Three Stars of the Game
1 – Roger Williams senior McKenna Everding - scored seven goals on eight shots. She also collected two groundballs, two draw controls, and caused a turnover.
2 – Roger Williams freshman Ashley Warren (Wilmington, Mass.) - scored six goals on six shots, and handed out two assists.
3 – Roger Williams senior Kimberly Bolk (Port Jefferson Station, N.Y.) - made 10 saves in net for the Hawks.

Key Stat of the Game
29 of the 35 Hawks shots were on goal while just 18 of the Seahawks 31 shots were on frame.

Turning Point
After cutting an early 4-0 deficit down the one, the Seahawks trailed 9-5 at half-time. Kaitlin Gillespie (Haddam, Conn.) scored for Salve Regina 14 seconds into the second-half to draw the Seahawks back within three goals, but the Hawks responded with five straight to push the lead back to eight. Everding scored twice as did Warren in a 35 second span, followed by Marin Owens (Brookline, N.H.) and Everding again at 21:20 to establish a 14-6 lead. The Seahawks would not get closer than seven goals the rest of the evening. 

Quick Hits

  • Trailing 14-6 Lindsey Smith (North Attleboro, Mass.) scored her second of the game to end the scoring run for Roger Williams, but Kaelin Hogan (Bethel, Conn.) scored to push the lead back to eight. Olivia Slysz (South Hadley, Mass.) scored to draw the Seahawks back within seven at 15-8, but again Hogan answered for the visitors who scored the final six goals of the game to win by double digits.
  • Bridget Newbury (Bridgewater, Mass.) made eight saves in the loss.
  • Seven different players scored for the Hawks, with three having hat-tricks or better. Five different players scored for Salve Regina, only three with multiple goals and no hat-tricks.

Next up
Salve Regina (5-4, 1-1 CCC) – Saturday, April 8, at U. of New England, 1 p.m.
Roger Williams (7-3, 2-1 CCC) – Friday, April 7, vs Nichols, 4 p.m.