The Wagner women's lacrosse team will play host to Sacred Heart on Wednesday evening at 7:00 P.M. at Hameline Field.
The Seahawks opened the contest on a 3-0 run in the first seven minutes of the contest as three different goal scorers chipped in for Wagner. Sophomore Kelsey Scheidel got the Seahawks on the board 2:18 into the contest before senior Kasey Dorney and graduate student Stefani Peluso tallied goals to extend the Wagner lead. Merrimack cut the Wagner lead to 3-1 after Peluso's goal as Scheidel tallied her second goal of the frame with 1:57 remaining to push the Wagner lead to 4-1 after the opening frame.
Merrimack outscored Wagner 4-0 in the second quarter to claim a 5-4 lead at the halftime intermission, two of the four goals came with under 60 seconds remaining in the half.
The Warriors carried the momentum into the third quarter as they outscored the Seahawks 3-1 as junior Sarah Shaughnessy tallied the lone goal of the third for Wagner.
With an 8-5 lead heading into the final stanza, the Warriors tallied the first two goals of the quarter before Stefani Peluso found the back of the net for the second time in the contest. Junior Emily Wesoky also tallied a goal in the quarter as the 2-0 run cut the deficit to 10-7 before the Warriors walked away with the victory.
Kelsey Scheidel tallied two goals and has scored six goals in the last two contests while Emily Wesoky tallied one goal and dished out one assist. Kasey Dorney scored one goal on eight shots to go along with three ground balls while classmate Aileen Hannan tallied three ground balls, four draw controls, and four caused turnovers. Senior goalkeeper Lauren DiStefano stopped 15 shots to go along with seven ground balls.