By: Mason Bumgarner, Sports Information Assistant
ROME, Ga. – The Berry College women’s lacrosse team earned its first win of the season on Wednesday night against Madonna University, claiming a 16-13 victory.
The Vikings are now 1-5 on the year.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- Madonna jumped to a 2-0 advantage in the first eight minutes.
- Berry then went on a 7-0 run to make it 7-2 win just over eight minutes to play in the opening half.
- Madonna would score three more before the half, but the Vikings held an 8-5 lead at the break.
- In the first three minutes of the second half Berry extended their lead to 11-5.
- With a 13-11 advantage at eight minutes left in the game, Berry scored three consecutive goals making it 16-11 to slow the Crusaders' rally.
- Despite two goals toward the end by Madonna, Berry was able to hold on and win 16-13.
- Miranda Smith: 7 G, 9 SH, 7 SOG
- Ashley Merritt: 2 G, 5 A, 2 SOG
- Leah Swan: 2 G, 3 SOG, 7 DC
- Ella Makin: 60:00 MIN, 21 SV
The Vikings will go to Birmingham-Southern in their next game on March 8th at 8:00 p.m.