HIGHLIGHTS: Women’s Lax onto Final Four Again
The Northwestern Wildcat women’s lacrosse team is heading to the Final Four for the eighth consecutive season. Check out the highlights of their quarterfinal win over the Duke Blue Devils. Joe Misulonas (@jmisulonas) is on the call.
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Duke’s Amanda Jones opened the game’s scoring.
Northwestern fell behind 2-0 early.
>Northwestern’s first goal came more than 10 minutes into the game.
The ‘Cats got their second goal less than a minute later to tie the game at 2.
Duke responded with their own 2-goal burst to go up 4-2.
Erin Fitzgerald had a hat trick by halftime. Her second goal tied the game at 4.
Amanda Macaluso’s only shot gave Northwestern a lead that they would take into halftime.
The ‘Cats got the first goal of the 2nd half, the last of a run of 5 straight.
Alyssa Leonard made her impact by controlling 8 draws and scoring this goal.
Northwestern scored 4 unanswered goals to put the game out of reach.
Shannon Smith had a hat trick and scored Northwestern’s 11th and final goal.
Northwestern clinched an 8th consecutive trip to the final four.