Women's Lacrosse Fall at Home on Senior Day

Posted April 15, 2017

The Missouri Valley College Women’s lacrosse team hosted Ottawa University (Kan.) on Senior Day. After a close first half, the Vikings fell, 11-7.


Missouri Valley started the first half on top early as Senior Midfielder Myleka Booze (Baltimore, Md.) scored within the first minute of play. Ottawa University came back fast and levelled the score at 1-1 a minute later. The Vikings took the lead again when Freshman Midfielder Jordan Anderson (Eagan, Minn.) scored her first goal of the game. Ottawa scored almost straight after to tie the game up once more at 2-2, and then the Braves took their first lead of the game getting two back-to-back goals to make the score 4-2. Nearly ten minutes later, Booze scored her second goal of the game to shorten the deficit, before Ottawa made it 5-3 minutes later. Within the last minute of the first half, Missouri Valley got another goal from Booze, before Anderson scored again getting an assist from Sophomore Attacker Amelia Nelson (Apopka, Fla.) to tie the game up at 5-5 going into halftime.


Ottawa University came out strong in the early minutes of the second half, scoring twice to take a 7-5 lead. The Braves scored two more goals going into the last 10 minutes of play, before Missouri Valley were able to get a goal from Freshman Attacker Kellyann Poseluzny (Edmonton, Alberta) with an assist from Freshman Midfielder Payge Farewell (Henderson, Nev.). Ottawa scored a minute later, before Anderson got her third of the game for Missouri Valley, Ottawa University scored with two minutes remaining to make the score 11-7, as Missouri Valley fell.


Leading the way for the Vikings was Booze who scored three goals in her last home game, Anderson also scored three goals, and Farewell got one goal and one assist.


The loss drops Missouri Valley to 4-8 overall, 2-4 in the KCAC. Ottawa University move to 8-2 overall and 4-1 in conference play.


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