WLAX: Six in a row for Berg

(Doug Sampson / File Photo)
(Doug Sampson / File Photo)

TIFFIN -- The Heidelberg University women's lacrosse team earned its sixth straight win, picking up an 18-8 victory over Mount St. Joseph on a dreary Saturday afternoon. The Student Princes jumped out to a 6-0 lead en route to another non-conference victory.

Heidelberg improved to 7-3 and MSJ dropped to 1-4 on the season.

Angela Lulejian, Dana Dudley and Jenna Carman all notched four goals in the game. Emmy Flottman-Mullen added three goals while Alexandra Farmer and Anna Winnicki added two and one, respectively.

The Student Princes grabbed control of the game Dudley's first goal of the game just 22 seconds after the opening draw. Five straight goals for the Berg maintained their dominance on the game as the hosts raced out to the six-goal lead inside the first 10 minutes of play.

MSJ responded with back-to-back goals to give themselves life, but Heidelberg responded three to eliminate the sense of momentum. The Lions once again found the net, but Dudley, Lulejian and Carman each tallied before the half to establish the 12-3 halftime edge.

Four of the Berg's first-half goals came via the free-position attempt, while the Lions benefitted from one of their own.

After conceding the first goal of the second half, Heidelberg scored two in quick succession -- tallies by Dudley and Carman 94 seconds apart.

MSJ got the deficit back to nine with a goal before Flottman-Mullen notched the game's next too goals. Flottman-Mullen's goals were part of a larger 4-0 run, which including a goal by Dudley and Lulejian. The flurry put Heidelberg up 18-5.

The Lions closed the game on a 3-0 run.

Heidelberg goalkeeper Mandi Phillips made three saves, picking up another win.

Defensively, Bri Casement caused four turnovers while Dudley, Payton Dawson and Maureen Kelly added three.  

MSJ was led by two-goal efforts from Brianna Brannon, Gabriella Halfhill and Joy Glacken. Halfhill also made four saves in goal after she relieved starter Sydney Vinel, who made five saves.

Heidelberg returns to OAC action with a Wednesday matchup with Ohio Northern (4-5, 0-1). Game time at Hoernemann Stadium is scheduled for 7 p.m.