Pack Women’s Lacrosse outfoxed by Skyhawks 16-6

Pack Women’s Lacrosse outfoxed by Skyhawks 16-6

DURANGO, Colo. (April 23, 2017) –  In their last road test of the season, Colorado State University-Pueblo Women's Lacrosse ended up on the short end of a 16-6 final against Fort Lewis College Sunday.

Daniella Calvo (Jr., Spring, Texas) put together an impressive stat line defensively. Calvo came up with five ground balls. She also caused two turnovers and controlled a draw.

Each of the Pack's six goals came from a different source. Alix Zierden (Jr., Elk Ridge, Minn.) and Ali Doyle (Fr., Portland, Ore.) each posted a team-high two points with a goal and an assist.

Leah Neumann (Jr., Napeville, Ill.) scored her 33rd goal of the season. Neumann now has 49 points on the season. The Pack's co-captain controlled four draws, caused two turnovers, and snagged two ground balls. Neumann now has a school-record 60 draw controls.

Elyse Ingram (Fr., San Jose, Calif.), Allison Wurscher (So., Tigard, Ore.), and Sami LaBella (So., Pleasanton, Calif.)  all found the back of the net for the Pack. Wurscher secured three ground balls, while Ingram came up with three draw controls.

Rachael Welzin (Jr., Farmington, Minn.) added four ground balls. Britney Smith (Fr., Oregon City, Ore.) delivered three ground balls and a caused turnover.

Fort Lewis opened the game on a 7-0 run to bury the Pack from the opening draw. The Pack cut the Skyhawks lead to 9-4 at intermission.

The 9-4 halftime score was as close as the game would get. The Skyhawks began the second half the same way they did the first with seven consecutive goals to put the Pack away 16-6.

The ThunderWolves now own a 5-9 record overall with a 3-5 mark in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference games. Fort Lewis improved to 7-6 (5-3 RMAC).

CSU-Pueblo will host its season finale Sunday April 30 when they welcome No. 15 Regis University to Art & Lorraine Gonzales Stadium. The Pack's final home game of the season will start at 12 p.m.  

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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.