Eastman Tallies Five Goals, Three Assists in 17-6 Win Over Pioneers

Eastman Tallies Five Goals, Three Assists in 17-6 Win Over Pioneers

BELMONT, N.C. - Kylie Eastman scored five goals and handed out three assists as the Belmont Abbey Women's Lacrosse team rolled past Tusculum University 17-6 this afternoon.  With the win, The Abbey improves to 1-1 on the season.  The Pioneers dipped to 0-3.

How it Happened

  • It only took Marin Felsoci 46 seconds into the game to get the Crusaders on the board.  Eastman didn't take long after, to make it an early 2-0 Abbey lead
  • Later in the half, Jenna Niedzwiedzki scored back-to-back goals to put the Crusaders in front 7-1
  • Madison Eberhardt capped off the period with a free position goal with 16 seconds left, and BAC led 12-1 at halftime
  • Belmont Abbey outshot Tusculum 27-7 in the half
  • Felsoci also scored the first Abbey goal of the second half with a tally three minutes into the period
  • A few minutes later Katie Cavanaugh earned her first score of the day to increase the lead to 14-1
  • The Pioneers scored five goals later in the half
  • Eastman, however, got the Abbey offense back with a score at the 1:37 mark.  Felsoci finished off the contest with her fourth goal, and The Abbey finished off the 17-6 victory
  • On the day, Eastman was the Crusaders' leader offensively, with five goals and three assists
  • Felsoci added four goals
  • On the defensive side, Felsoci also caused three Tusculum turnovers, while Sarah Schadfer added two
  • Goalies Annie Brannon and Elizabeth O'Hagan split the time in goal, and they each picked up four ground balls, tying for the team-high
  • As a unit, Belmont Abbey outshot Tusculum 37-18.  The Crusaders also won 16 draw controls, to the Pioneers' seven

Up Next

Belmont Abbey will welcome Wingate University to Alumni Field on Wednesday, February 20 for a 3 p.m. contest.