Women’s lacrosse struggles on the road

Michael Guido, Managing & Sports Editor

The Gannon University women’s lacrosse team fell to Lock Haven, 14-8, in a PSAC West showdown Saturday at Charlotte Smith Field in Lock Haven. 

The turning point was a big second quarter for the Bald Eagles. 

Gannon’s defense helped stake the Knights to a 2-1 lead after one quarter and they got up 3-1 early in the second on Macy Hepditch’s 25th goal of the season.  

Hepditch tallied a team-high three goals on the day for the Knights and leads the team with 38 points on the season, one more than McKenna Woodworth. 

After Gannon held a 4-2 lead later in the second, Lock Haven went on a 4-0 run to end the half, leading 6-4 at the break. 

The run was sparked by four different goal scorers for the Bald Eagles. 

One of them was Caitlin Morrow, who had a game-high five goals netted in Lock Haven’s victory. 

After narrowly winning the third quarter, Lock Haven used a big 4-1 fourth to put the game out of reach, including the final goal by Morrow. 

With the loss, Gannon falls to 4-8 overall and 2-5 in PSAC West play while Lock Haven improves to 7-4 and 4-3 in conference play. 

In addition to Hepditch’s three goals, the Knights got two from Alli Jacobs and one each from Woodworth, Rachel Tufts and Jackie Sandquist. 

Gannon hosts Edinboro at 4 p.m. Wednesday and will host Indiana (Pa.) at 6 p.m. Saturday for Senior Day at McConnell Family Stadium. 

The Knights’ final three regular season PSAC games will all take place on the road – April 19 at Slippery Rock, April 23 at Seton Hill and April 30 at rival Mercyhurst. 



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