April 20, 2012

Eidem Ties School Record in Detroit Victory

from press release

CLINTON, S.C. -- Senior Anna Eidem (Champlin, MN/Totino-Grace) tied a school record and set her own career best with nine goals and the Titans led right from the very start as the Detroit women's lacrosse team rolled past Presbyterian, 20-15, on Friday evening.
The win moved the red, white and blue to 5-8 on the year and 4-2 in the NLC. Presbyterian fell to 1-14, 0-5 in conference play.
Senior Emily Boissonneault (Brooklin, ON/Donald A. Wilson) had three goals and three assists, while freshman Tessa Keuler (Oregon City, OR/Oregon City) posted a pair of goals and assists on the day. Junior Zaynib Hamze (Dublin, CA/Dublin) and sophomore Tara Grady (San Jose, CA/Pioneer) each netted two goals and senior Corina Mahorn (Whitby, ON/Anderson CVI) and junior Lindsey Saunders (Pasadena, MD/Northeast) also found the back of the net once.
Detroit jumped out to a 5-0 lead just six minutes into the contest. After Eidem won her first of five draw controls in the game, Boissonneault started the surge with a goal at the 29:15 mark. Saunders followed about 30 seconds later and then Boissonneault fired in a free position goal with 25:27 left in the first.
UDM then scored another pair of goals in 30 seconds as Eidem had her first of the game at 24:52 and Grady beat the keeper at 24:22.
The Titans continued to stay out in front, but the Blue Hose would cut the five-point advantage down to two at the half, 10-8.
The teams traded goals to start the second half and Detroit was up by two, 13-11, with 12:28 remaining when the red, white and blue put the game away by scoring seven of the next eight goals to an eight-point lead, 20-12, with 1:29 left.
Eidem had four of her goals in that surge, with her career and school-tying tally at 1:49 as junior Megan Callahan (Lake Worth, FL/Park Vista Community) fed her the pass to record her first point of the season.
UDM pulled down 24 draw controls compared to Presbyterian's 13. Detroit also outshot the Blue Hose, 38-32 and was 14-of-17 in clears.
Boissonneault, Hamze, and Eidem each had a game-high five draw controls, while Mahorn had four and Callahan three. Boissonneault came away with a game-best five caused turnovers, while Eidem and freshman Amanda Guthrie (Winter Springs, FL/Winter Springs) corralled a game-high four ground balls.
Freshman Lexie McCormick (Peterborough, ON/St. Peters) made 11 saves on the day, the third-straight game she has posted double-digit stops.
Detroit will end its regular-season conference schedule next week when the Titans visit Howard on Friday. Game time is set for 4:00 p.m.

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