April 1, 2013

San Diego State Tops Detroit 14-6 in Columbus

from press release

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Sophomore Bailey Ewing scored three goals with an assist, while sophomore Michaela Jarvis recorded five assists and a goal to lift the San Diego State Lacrosse team to a victory over Detroit, 14-6, Monday evening in Columbus, Ohio.

Junior Christina Ricciardulli and freshman Alexa Comfort each added two goals for the Aztecs (7-3, 2-1 MPSF), while junior Meris Walsh finished with two goals and an assist. Sophomore Grace Korandovich, freshman Felice Artuso, junior Isabelle Pickett and freshman Katie Gill also one goal apiece. Artuso also recorded eight draw controls, which is a season-high for SDSU, with four groundballs and two caused turnovers. As a team, the Aztecs had a 17-4 edge in draw controls.

It was a game of spurts on Monday. SDSU began the game strong behind consecutive goals by Ricciardulli, as the Aztecs raced out to a 5-0 lead with 12:36 left in the first half. After Detroit responded with four-straight scores of its own to pull within one, Pickett's goal gave SDSU a 6-4 advantage at halftime.

The Aztecs took control of the game for good at the start of the second half, scoring the first-four goals en route to a 10-4 lead with 14:31 left. Walsh and Ewing scored two goals apiece during the stretch. Jarvis' five assists give her a team-high 28 this season, and the sophomore also leads the team in points (46).

SDSU returns to action on Wednesday when the Aztecs take on Ohio State, beginning at 7 p.m. ET.

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