Pfeiffer Women's Lacrosse Takes 13-10 Win at Piedmont
Demorest, Ga. (March 10, 2019) – Meagan Bourque registered five goals and three assists in helping the Pfeiffer women's lacrosse team to a 13-10 road win at Piedmont on Sunday afternoon.
FINAL – Pfeiffer 13, Piedmont 10
Records - Pfeiffer 3-0 (2-0 USA South), Piedmont 2-4 (1-1 USA South)
Location – Demorest, Ga. – Walker Athletic Complex
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
Five different Falcons scored with Meagan Bourque leading the way with five goals. Teammate Startraya Galloway added four goals, Kaley Hyatt had two and Starnice Galloway and Gabby Bosak each had a goal in the win. Bourque also led the way in assists with three while Sophia Griffin, Bosak, Hyatt and Daji Harper each had an assist in the win.
HOW IT HAPPENED
The first half was closely contested with the visiting Falcons jumping up 2-0 with goals from Starnice Galloway and Meagan Bourque. After Piedmont made it 2-1, Pfeiffer's Startraya Galloway scored back-to-back goals to go up 4-1. Piedmont rallied to tie the game at 4-4 with three unanswered goals inside a three-minute span midway through the half. Pfeiffer again went up 6-4 on goals from Kaley Hyatt and Bourque, but Piedmont responded quickly once more, this time scoring two goals in a 17-second span to knot the game at 6-6.
The Falcons then got two goals to close the half, the first coming on a man-up opportunity from Hyatt then on an even strength goal by Bourque with just 27-seconds left in the half, putting the Falcons up 8-6.
Piedmont started the second half with two goals to tie it once again, this time at 8-8, but Pfeiffer responded with a man-down goal from Startraya Galloway at the 20:16 mark then a goal from Gabby Bosak at 19:44. Galloway put Pfeiffer up 11-8 with another man-up goal at 13:57 and Bourque scored at 12:23 on a free position shot from Bourque to extend the Falcon lead to 12-8.
Piedmont was not finished, as they quickly drew to within 12-10 after goals at the 10:17 and 8:39 marks, but Bourque scored her fifth goal of the game and 15th of the season with 4:26 to go to provide the 13-0 final.
The Falcons will return home to Lefko Field to take on Greensboro College on Saturday, March 16 at Noon.