March 22, 2008
Women’s Lacrosse Downs St. Bonaventure
Buckeyes Win 13-6
COLUMBUS, Ohio The nationally ranked OhioState women’s lacrosse team defeated St. Bonaventure 13-6 Saturday afternoon at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. The Buckeyes, now 6-2, are ranked No. 20 in this week’s Inside Lacrosse poll.
OhioState jumped out to a 5-0 lead and was up 9-2 at halftime. Kelly Haggerty scored three goals for the Buckeyes. Kristen Slahor (who also had five assists) and Brittney Zerhusen scored twice each. OSU got single goals from Jessica Patane, Rachel Hawes, Lauren Sterner, Kristen Hannon, Amanda Shimp and Maghan Beaudrault.
Freshman Annie Carruthers, making her first start in goal, recorded four saves. Lindsey Gysin had a team-best five ground balls and two caused turnovers. Kendall Gysin, Zerhusen and Sterner led OSU with two draw controls each.
The Buckeyes return to action Friday hosting Bucknell in a 7 p.m. match at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.