|Recap, photo courtesy of Medaille|
Medaille Remains Undefeated On The Year
BUFFALO, NY – The Medaille Women's Lacrosse Team returned to action Saturday afternoon. The Mavs enter play (2-0) on the young season. They play host to Elmira College on a mild afternoon in South Buffalo.
The Mavs got on the board first courtesy of Emma Campagna (Clarence, NY, Clarence) off an assist from Macayla Barry (Hamburg, NY, Frontier). The Mavs held a (1-0) lead just two minutes into the game.
Elmira evened up the score just a few minutes later and the game was knotted up at (1).
Medaille re-took the lead with (22) minutes left in the first half when Alexis Ackerson (Niagara Falls, NY, Niagara Wheatfield) beat the Elmira goalie and the Mavs took a (2-1) lead.
The Mavs struck moments later and took a (3-1) lead over Elmira courtesy of Claire Purdy (West Seneca, NY, West Seneca West) off an assist from Campagna.
With (20) minutes left the Mavs got another one from Barry to put the Mavs up (4-1).
Medaille got their fifth goal of the game from Barry who pulled off a beautiful move to get into space and then fired it home; (5-1) Mavs.
Number six for the Mavs came courtesy of Purdy and the Mavs now led (6-1).
Barry completed the hat trick with (15) minutes remaining in the first half and the Mavs led (7-1).
Campagna built the Medaille lead to (8) as she scored unassisted and Medaille was running away with this one (8-1).
Another first half hat trick for Medaille came when Campagna beat the Elmira keeper for her third of the game and Medaille's (9th) of the game.
Medaille got number (10) when Ackerson scored off an assist from Kelsey Beres (West Seneca, NY, West Seneca East).
Samantha Burlow (West Seneca, NY, Buffalo Seminary) gave the Mavs a ten goal lead when she buried one past the Elmira keeper. Medaille now led (11-1).
Sierra Scott (Waterloo, NY, Waterloo) scored her first of the game with two minutes left in the first half and Medaille led (12-1).
Barry scored her fourth goal of the game right before the first half ended and the Mavs took a (13-1) lead into half.
The first goal of the second half came courtesy of Barry, (5th of the game) and Medaille now had a (14-1) lead.
Elmira was able to get one back with (24) minutes left in the game but Medaille still held a commanding (14-2) lead.
The Mavs gave up another one as Elmira was able to inch closer, now down (14-3) to Medaille.
Medaille got back on the scoreboard courtesy of Purdy, recording the third hat trick of the game for Medaille and giving the team a (15-3) lead.
Number sixteen for Medaille came from Campagna, her fourth of the game.
Campagna then scored her fifth of the game to give the Mavs a (17-3) lead.
Barry scored another one off an assist from Campagna and the Mavs now led (18-3) with two minutes remaining.
With the win the Blue and Gold remain undefeated on the season (3-0).
Individually for the Mavs, Barry led the team with (6) goals and Campagna had (5). Purdy finished with (3) of her own and Brianna Phillips (Syracuse, NY, PSLA @ Fowler) made (2) saves.
The Mavs will return to action Tuesday when they take on Sage College at 3 PM.