Phoubandith, Slater lead women's lacrosse to best start in school history

Team (photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)
Team (photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)

FREDERICK, Md.- Hood College's Kara Phoubandith netted eight goals and Rachel Slater tied the Hood career assist record to lead the Blazers to an 18-10 over the Neumann Knights. The Blazers' 7-1 start is the best in school history.

Inside the Box Score

  • Phoubandith's eight goals are tied for third most in a single game in Hood history. She also added an assist.
  • Slater notched four goals, three assists, eight draw controls, and three caused turnovers. Her three assists give her 43, tying her with Kelsey Blackwell for most all-time.
  • Laura Skorobatsch added four goals, an assist, and three caused turnovers.
  • Tenley Reeder recorded three assists and Cassidy O'Neill added two.
  • Danielle Holt made 11 saves in 47 minutes of action. Sophia Vilaca saw 13 minutes and stopped four shots.

How it Happened

  • Slater, Skorobatsch, and Phoubandith each scored just a minute into the game to give Hood an early 3-0 lead.
  • Ally Bee got the Knights on the board at the 25:49 mark before Hood rattled off six straight goals to take a 9-1 advantage with just under ten minutes remaining in the half.
  • Kaitlyn Conrad responded with three goals in a row for Neumann but Hood carried an 11-4 lead into the halftime break.
  • The teams opened the half trading goals and Samy Brandt made the score 14-6 with a free position shot at the 16:21 mark.
  • Neumann cut the deficit slightly with another goal from Conrad and a goal from Brylin Adams with just under 13 minutes to play.
  • The Blazers bumped the lead back up just minutes later with back-to-back goals from Slater and a tally from Phoubandith to make the score 18-8.
  • The Knights notched two goals within the final four minutes but could not draw any closer.

Notes

  • Conrad found the back of the net five times to lead the Knights.
  • Brittany Cassidy added two goals, one assist, and four caused turnovers.
  • Catriona Corrigan made five saves in 50 minutes and Sara Ropski recorded two saves in ten minutes of action.

Up Next

The Blazers travel to Delaware Valley on Saturday, March 23 at 1 p.m.