ERIE, Pa. — No. 5 Limestone (10-1, 2-0 CC) took apart Mercyhurst (4-3, 2-0 PSAC) 18-5 on Sunday.
Racquel Prager scored a game-high four goals and added a pair of assists for six points while Sarah Oor dished out a season-high five assists. Sylvia Queener finished with three goals and two assists, and Sam McCarrick who recorded a hat trick and an assist.
Jessie Aguglia also scored three goals while Brittany Howard had three points on a pair of scores and an assist. Kelly Lalonde recorded two assists and Maia Czarnecki, Ali Schumacher and sophomore midfielder Katie Farrell each scored one goal. Brigid Milchling played all 60 minutes between the pipes and allowed just five goals while making six saves to improve to 9-1 on the year.
Five consecutive goals, the first two by Prager in the first 2:34, propelled Limestone to the early advantage.
A score by Rebecca Himes at the 18:32 mark got the Hurst on the board at 5-1 but the Saints answered back with four consecutive goals during the next 12 minutes to make the score 9-1.
Hannah Corton pulled the Lakers to 9-2 at 4:09 before Queener delivered her second goal to make the score 10-2 at halftime.
Limestone kept right on rolling to start the second half as they came out and scored three consecutive goals during the first 4:09 to stretch the lead to 13-2 and push the game to running clock.
The Lakers scored a third goal, but the Saint scored four of the next five goals to extend to a 17-4 advantage with 5:53 to play.
Mercyhurst got two goals each from Alisha Catalino and Rebecaa Himes while Hannah Corton had the only other score. Ally Keirn had the lone assist for the Lakers and Rebecca Muscella took the loss in goal after allowing 10 goals and making just three saves in 30 minutes of action. Her replacement, Jenny Perkins, was lit up for eight goals while making three saves in 30 minutes.