SALT LAKE CITY – The Westminster women’s lacrosse team snapped a three-game losing skid with a 19-4 win against Adams State on Saturday afternoon at Dumke Field in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference action.
Westminster (2-4, 2-2 RMAC) scored twice in the first 90 seconds of the game on their way to an 8-0 advantage. The Griffins led 10-2 at halftime in a game they got goals from eight different players.
Kira Heiden led all players in the game with four goals and six points. The junior took six shots in the game with five on goal and also led the team with five draw controls. Madison Ingman, Morgan Bakarich, Hanna Lukes, and Kathleen Hendershott all scored three goals apiece in the win.
Westminster attempted 37 shots as a team with 33 of them on goal. They had a 25-14 edg ein ground balls and claimed 19 of 25 draw controls. The Griffins were 13 of 15 in clearing chances and 4 of 10 on free-position attempts.
Ingman and Daisy Mele recorded five ground balls apiece and Mele had a team season high five caused turnovers. Taylor Hekking earned the win in cage and Caitlyn Laffey also got time in net with four saves.
Adams State (0-5, 0-2 RMAC) got their goals from four different players. Alyse Mims took the loss in goal with 14 saves.
Westminster will now head to the road for a pair of games. They play at CSU-Pueblo on April 2 at 1 p.m. in a key RMAC contest.