Florida Tech’s Women Lacrosse team easily defeated Edinboro University, 19-6 on March 8.
The Panthers outscored the Fighting Scots 11-2 in the second half, vaulting them to the victory.
Senior attacker, Leah Dunn, led Florida Tech’s offense with three goals and four assists.
Junior midfielder, Mollie Kaplan, tallied a team-high five goals.
She contributed an assist for the game.
Senior defender, Brittney Embree, finished the game with a new program single game record.
Embree caused seven caused turnovers against Edinboro, the previous record held at six.
Senior Sam Schiano tacked on four of her own goals, along with two goals each from freshman Kailee O’Brien and freshman Lexi Woviotis.
At the start of the game Edinboro scored the first goal, just 42 seconds into the match.
Florida Tech rallied back with two straight goals, taking a 2-1 lead with 25:34 left in the first half.
The Fighting Scots tied the game at two a piece just a little over a minute later.
The Panthers had a strong retaliation though, scoring four consecutive goals, making the score 6-2.
Edinboro did added two more goals before halftime, but Dunn and Woviotis also found the back of the net, making the score 8-4 after the first half.
O’Brien got the second half going for the Panthers with her first goal of the match. 28 seconds later the Fighting Scots answered with a goal to make it 9-5.
Quickly, O’Brien scored her second goal less than a minute later.
Kaplan shortly after made her third goal to make it a six point game, 11-5 with less then 22 minutes remaining.
This offensive momentum continued from there for the Panthers, outscoring Edinboro 8-1 for the remainder of the game.
This explosive second have solidified Florida Tech’s second straight win and makes their season record 4-3.
They played Slippery Rock University March 11 and will visit Florida Southern University to take on the Mocs on Saturday, March 16.