2017-18 Women's Lacrosse
Record: 0-0 Home: 0-0 Away: 0-0 AAC: 0-0
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Left to Right -- Midfielder Dakota Overton, midfielder Hannah Hutto, and midfielder Kristen Owens
Siena Heights University
Women's Lacrosse - Wed, Mar. 8, 2017

WEST POINT, Ga. – Point University (2-8) was defeated by Siena Heights University (2-0) from Adrian, Michigan, 11-9, in Wednesday, March 8 women's lacrosse action at River Bowl Stadium in West Point, Ga.


Midfielder Dakota Overton (SO/Newnan, GA) opened the scoring in the game with a goal at 24:21 in the first half, assisted by midfielder Kristen Owens (JR/Auburn, AL).  SHU tied the game with a goal by midfielder Kayla Parks at 23:40, but Owens gave the Skyhawks the advantage once again with a goal at 22:49. 

The Saints held the Skyhawks scoreless for the rest of the half and scored seven straight unanswered goals to take a six-goal lead into halftime, 8-2. 

Point scored the first three goals of the second half, the first from the stick of attacker Sable Hawkins (JR/Newnan, GA) at 26:31, in a man-down situation.  Midfielder Hannah Hutto (SR/Evans, GA) threw in the next two goals for the Skyhawks at 19:50 and 17:00, shrinking SHU's advantage to three goals, 8-5.


Midfielder Katherine Tapia scored the first goal of the second half for the Saints at 16:09, but the Skyhawks responded with back-to-back goals by attacker Alexandra Millican (FR/Jacksonville, FL) and Hawkins at 13:29 and 12:06 to come within two goals of the Saints, 9-7.

SHU scored a goal at 11:29, but the Skyhawks came within one goal of the Saints after scoring two unanswered goals by Hawkins at 9:31 and Overton at 4:02.  The Saints controlled the draw after Overton's goal and attacker Alisa Mason put one more ball in the back of the net at 3:11, giving the Saints a two-goal advantage that they would keep for the remainder of the game, defeating the Skyhawks, 11-9.

Hawkins finished the contest with three goals on six shots, picked up three ground balls and caused one turnover.  Overton threw in two goals on five shots and scooped up one ground ball, and Hutto also contributed two goals on four shots.  Owens and Millican each tossed in one goal.

SHU was led in scoring by Parks who finished with five goals, and Mason added three goals for the Saints.

Point's goalkeeper Emma Gross (FR/St. Augustine, FL) played the first half and allowed eight goals and made four saves.  Goalkeeper Abagail Smith (JR/Cumming, GA) played the second half and allowed three goals while making 11 saves.  The Saint's goalkeeper Tabitha Ferguson allowed nine goals and made eight saves.

The Skyhawks scored nine goals, attempted 22 shots, picked up 17 ground balls, controlled eight draws, committed 29 turnovers, and committed 22 fouls.  The Saints scored 11 goals, attempted 32 shots, scooped up 28 ground balls, controlled 12 draws, committed 21 turnovers, and committed 13 fouls.

NEXT GAME:  Coached by Bryan Stanley, Point University hosts Appalachian Athletic Conference opponent Columbia College (S.C.) at Riverbowl Stadium in West Point, Ga., on Wednesday, March 15, at 6 p.m.