DENVER – The Raven Women's Lacrosse team wrapped up their last road trip of the regular season on Friday and Saturday with a 2-0 trip to Colorado as they earned wins over Johnson & Wales University and the Univerity of Dallas.
Friday, Benedictine (9-2, 5-0 KCAC) earned a 20-0 win over conference opponent Johnson & Wales before wrapping up the trip with a 21-8 win over NCAA Div. III University of Dallas on Saturday.
Against Johnson & Wales, the Ravens led 12-0 at the break before adding eight goals in the second half despite a running clock.
Mary McEnerney led the Ravens with six goals and two assists as she netted four of the Ravens first seven goals. Kacy Moore added three goals, followed by Marianna Brown, Clare Hanson, Caitlyn Chickey and Lizzie Darrow who all scored two goals each. Chiara Petruccelli, Rachel Shamber and Jenna Boh added a goal each. Brown joined McEnerney with two assists while Riley Etter, Catherine Macy, Moore and Chickey added an assist each.
Defensively, the Ravens limited Johnson & Wales to just nine shots – with just five on goal. The Wildcats finished with 32 turnovers as the Ravens tallied 24 caused turnovers. Claudia O'Connel and Antonia Nelson led the was with three caused turnovers each.
Against Dallas, the Ravens used a 12-goal second half to extend their three-point halftime lead and kick in the mercy rule.
Darrow led the Ravens in scoring with seven goals and two assists. She scored the go-ahead goal for the Ravens early in the first half and finished the first half with three of Benedictine's nine goals.
Moore added four goals while McEnerney added three. Brown and Chickey scored two goals each while Chiara Petruccelli, Hanson and Boh finished with a goal each. Chickey led the team with three assists while Petruccelli and Moore joined Darrow with two. McEnereny, Brown, Hanson and Emily Ruhland finished with one assist each.
St. Louis went the distance in goal for the Ravens. She finished with five saves over 60 minutes while giving up the eight goals – two of which came in the second half.
The Ravens finished with 15 caused turnovers as Dallas recorded 21 turnovers. Anna Tust, Nelson and Moore anchored the defensive effort with three caused turnovers each.
Benedictine wraps up the regular season on Saturday with a 1 p.m. game agianst KCAC opponent Midland University.