COLUMBUS, Ohio The No. 19 Ohio State women’s lacrosse team topped Duquesne 20-11 Sunday afternoon at Rooney Stadium in Pittsburgh.

The Buckeyes took an 8-0 lead before Duquesne got on the scoreboard, with three goals each from Maghan Beaudrault and Kelly Haggerty among those first eight. Ohio State led 17-3 at the half.

Haggerty finished the game with six goals and two assists for a team-best eight points; other scorers for the Buckeyes were Beaudrault (four goals, one assist); Alayna Markwordt (two goals, four assists); Lauren Sterner (two goals); and one goal each from Jayme Beard, Olivia Annalora, Gabby Capuzzi, Rachel Hawes, Kelsay Tabor and Margaret Prunte.

Ohio State, now 7-1, returns to action Tuesday hosting California at 7 p.m. in a match at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium; admission is free. Duquesne’s record is now 4-5.

Lacrosse Box Score (Final)
No. 19 Ohio State 20, Duquesne 11
Mar 22, 2009 at Pittsburgh, Pa.

No. 19 Ohio State (8-1) vs.                          SCORE BY PERIOD       1  2  Tot
Duquesne (4-5)                      
Date: Mar 22, 2009  Attendance: 244               #19 Ohio State…… 17  3 – 20
Weather: sunny                                                   Duquesne…………  3  8 – 11
#19 Ohio State SCORING:
GOALS: Kelly Haggerty 6; Maghan Beaudrault 4; Alayna Markwordt 2; Lauren Sterner 2; Rachel Hawes 1; Olivia Annalora 1; Jayme Beard 1; Kelsay Tabor 1; Margaret Prunte 1; Gabby Capuzzi 1.
ASSISTS: Alayna Markwordt 4; Kelly Haggerty 2; Olivia Annalora 1; Maghan Beaudrault 1; Rachel Hawes 1.
Duquesne SCORING:
GOALS: WOOD, Ashley 3; KRAUSE, Alicia 3; FAULKNER, Janna 2; COLEGROVE, Cailin 2; HADAWAY, Shannon 1.
ASSISTS: FREDERICK, Meghan 2; FAULKNER, Janna 1; HADAWAY, Shannon 1.