April 20, 2013

No. 15 Lindenwood Completes Perfect WILA Season

from press release

St. Charles, Mo. -- The Lindenwood women's lacrosse team beat Colorado Mesa 19-6 in the final home game of the season on Saturday.

The Lady Lions improve to 14-1 overall and 9-0 in the WILA with one conference game remaining. Seniors Ana Gullett and Meghan Chase were honored before the start of the last home games of their Lindenwood careers.

The Lady Lions never trailed Saturday as 12 different players scored in the win. Shelby Polk and Kristine Kapatos both recorded hat tricks to lead the way offensively for Lindenwood. Polk also won five draw controls. Justiene Groothuis and Lindsey Palmer each added two goals and an assist. Meghan Chase scored a goal and recorded an assist in her final home game, while fellow senior Ana Gullett had an assist and won a draw control.

The Lady Lions were also solid defensively in the win. Erin Abbott picked up six groundballs and caused three turnovers, both team-highs. Goalie Christine Hehmeyer made 10 saves in her 14th win of the season.

Lindenwood will be back in action on Wednesday in Garden City, N.Y. in a non-conference game against Adelphi University.

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