SALISBURY, Md.—In their first ever meeting, the Southern Virginia University women's lacrosse team fell, 14-1, to No. 1 Salisbury University on Saturday afternoon at Sea Gull Stadium. The Sea Gulls are the NCAA DIII defending national champions and own a 30-game win streak.
"Playing against the best program in the country every year is a very unique opportunity for our girls," said Southern Virginia head coach Jordan Sorensen. "We look forward to building on this experience and finishing out the season strong."
Sophomore Zoe Bradshaw provided the scoring for the Knights, adding a goal to give her six goals on the season. Senior Caroline Schroeder led the Knights with three won draw controls on the afternoon.
Down 14-0 in the second half, Bradshaw scored on a free position shot to put the Knights on the board.
Salisbury outshot the Knights by a 22-5 ratio and won the ground ball battle, 14-6. The Sea Gulls also earned 13 of 17 draw controls for the game, while the Knights were able to convert on one of two free position shot opportunities.
Kathryn Lyman (1-5) registered a game-high four saves on the night as the goalkeeper for the Knights.
The Knights return to action this next Tuesday at home in a matchup with Ferrum College. The first draw control is scheduled for 6 p.m. at The Field.