BELMONT, N.C. - Kylie Eastman scored six goals and handed out four assists, but the Belmont Abbey women's lacrosse team came up short of Limestone, losing the contest 17-12. The Abbey is now 6-7 on the season, with a 4-2 conference record. The Saints move to 12-1, and 7-0 in conference play.
How it Happened
- Limestone scored the first five goals, before Katie Cavanaugh got The Abbey on the board off a pass from Eastman. A minute later Eastman set up Angelina Perrone for a goal and a 5-2 game
- In the closing minutes of the half, Eastman scored two goals to pull the Crusaders to within 9-5 before two late Saint goals gave Limestone a 11-5 lead at halftime
- Belmont Abbey won nine draw controls in the first half, to Limestone's eight
- Eastman scored the first goal of the second half, and Jenna Niedzwiedski followed up with another to being BAC to within four goals at 11-7
- Later in the half, Eastman scored three goals in a span of 57 seconds, one off a free position, making it a 17-10 Limestone lead
- Marin Felsoci closed out the game with scores at the 3:31 and :01 marks, but the game ended with Limestone on top 17-12
- On the day, Eastman was the Crusaders leader offensively, with six goals and four assists, for a total of 10 points. She also picked up three ground balls
- Felsoci picked up five ground balls, tying for the game-high
- Annie Brannon made seven saves in goal
Belmont Abbey will travel to Erskine College on Saturday, April 6 for a 1 p.m. contest.