DOVER, Del. - The Wesley College women's lacrosse team set a school record for goals in a game with a 21-9 win over Shenandoah University on Senior Day to extend the Wolverines' win streak to four straight.
Before the game, Wesley (6-5) honored seniors Jade Martin (Cape May, N.J./Lower Cape May Regional), Leslie Cervenka (Newtown, Pa./Pennsbury), Amanda Browning (Shamong, N.J./Seneca), Nora Gallagher (Lafayette Hill, Pa./Archbishop Carroll) and Brittany Novak (Abingdon, Md./Edgewood). The quintet did not disappoint, combining for 11 goals, six assists, 16 ground balls, six draw controls and four caused turnovers.
Martin had a game-high seven points with five goals and two assists and her eight ground balls also led all players. Cervenka added three goals and three assists.
Wesley also got another fine performance from sophomore Stephanie Bailey (Kensington, Md./Walter Johnson) in the game with six goals, four ground balls, two draw controls and five caused turnovers.
The Wolverines jumped ahead 6-0 just over eight minutes into the game, but the Hornets (1-5) regrouped to cut it to 7-3 with 17:21 to go in the half. Bailey scored three times and Martin added two goals and two assists in an 8-0 run that made it 15-3 with 2:19 remaining. Shenandoah got a late goal from Jessie Kuykendall to cut things to 15-4 at the half.
The Hornets pulled to within 10 three times in the second half before the Wolverines went on a 4-1 run late.
Katelyn Randes (Odenton, Md/Arundel) scored three goals in the game for Wesley, while Browning had a two goals and an assist.
Sara Mucciaro led Shenandoah with three goals and an assist in the game. Kuykendall and Kierra Nicholson scored two goals apiece. Clarissa Mulligan had seven ground balls.
Farryn Kauffman (Havertown, Pa./Haverford) made nine saves in net for the Wolverines, while Danielle Lawson stopped seven for the Hornets.
Wesley's 21 goals in the game set a new school record, eclipsing the previous mark of 20 against Lancaster Bible set just last year. The women's lacrosse program also held a celebration in honor of its 10 year anniversary.
The Wolverines will look to make it five straight with a road trip to Marymount (Va.) on March 28 set for 3:00 PM.