BELMONT, N.C. --- Lees-McRae junior Taylor Drake scored a pair of goals, but the women's lacrosse team was defeated, 22-3, by Belmont Abbey in a Conference Carolinas game Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field in Belmont, N.C.
The Crusaders (8-6, 3-3 CC) were powered by Katy Connery, who had six goals, six groundballs and five draw controls. The Bobcats (7-6, 3-3) forced 13 turnovers.
BAC jumped out to an 8-0 lead before Drake (Jupiter, Fla.) notched an unassisted goal halfway through the first half.
Freshman Tiffany Laster (Jupiter, Fla.) tallied a goal on the contests' lone free-position shot with 20:03 left in the second half.
The Crusaders had four players' notch hat tricks outside of Connery's six-goal effort.
Drake recorded her second goal with 1:26 left on the clock.
The Bobcats travel to Limestone Wednesday, April 15 at 4 p.m. for a CC tilt in Gaffney, S.C.
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