• High Point put together a 15-0 run over a 38-minute stretch midway through the game
• 11 different Panthers scored a goal in the balanced victory
* Freshman Erica Perrotta tallied a career-high five points (3g, 2a)
HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point University women’s lacrosse team (5-8, 3-1) posted a season-high goal total and received goals from 11 different players in a balanced, 21-6 victory over Campbell (3-11, 0-3) on Sunday inside Vert Stadium.
HPU scored five of the first six goals of the game and put together a staggering 15-0 run over a 38 minute stretch midway through the contest to cruise to the victory.
“I’m excited with how the girls bounced back from our game on Friday,” head coach Lyndsey Boswell said. “We jumped out to a great start and executed our game plan. It was nice to see contributions from our entire roster in the win.”
High Point held significant advantages in shots (34-11), shots on goal (27-8), draw controls (20-9) and ground balls (19-14) in the game. The Purple & White were a perfect 10-of-10 on clearing attempts and tied a season low with nine turnovers on the day.
Freshman Erica Perrotta posted a career-best five points on three goals and two assists to lead HPU offensively. The Roseland, N.J., native also tallied three draw controls and caused a team-high two turnovers on the day.
Junior Allie Foard matched Perrotta with five points (3g, 2a) while fellow junior Emily Meier added two goals and two assists while picking up two draw controls against the Camels. Juniors Kristina Renner and Leah Pace each notched three points and a team-high four draw controls, and sophomore Samantha Brown added two goals and an assist for the Panther effort.
Senior Stephanie Pazulski added career highs in points (3) and assists (2) and freshman Erin Ilchuk notched a personal best two points (1g, 1a) in the contest.
Senior goalkeeper Julia Burns allowed just six goals in a full 60 minutes in the cage for the Panthers.
High Point raced out to a 5-1 lead and closed the half on an 8-0 run to lead 13-2 at the break. The Panthers extended the run to 15-0 while roaring to a 20-2 advantage with 8:36 to go and Campbell could not move closer than 15 for the remainder of the game.
HPU returns to action Friday (April 17) with a 4 p.m. contest at Liberty (6-8, 4-0).
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