FARMVILLE, Va. (March 10, 2018) –
After grabbing their first win Thursday (March 8), the Howard University Women's Lacrosse team fell to Coach Karli Brentlinger
's alma mater, Longwood, 19-5.
Four Bison scored in the contest, led by midfielder Natia Warren
with two goals.
Moments after intermission, freshman Jillian Jones
scored on an unassisted goal and cut the margin down to seven, 11-4, but the Lancers responded with eight unanswered and put the contest out of reach.
Defensively, goalkeeper Amerra Sheckles
had a match-best 12 saves in a losing effort.
Longwood began the match with a 9-0 run until Warren ended the Bison's drought at the 12:23 mark, 9-1.
In the final five minutes before halftime, senior Tahirah Williams
, who scored her first collegiate goal, and freshman Tiffany Hunt
outscored the Lancers, 2-1, and trailed at the break, 10-3.
Longwood (3-4) was led by Riley Dolan and Madison Stair. Both Lancers scored three goals while Dolan added six assists in the victory.
Thursday (March 15), the Bison start a three-match home stand with Butler. Match time is set for 1 p.m.
For more information, visit the Bison Athletics website at www.HUBison.com