This week, I’ll be catching you up on the top-10 action in NAIA women’s lacrosse, including SCAD, Benedictine and more.
NAIA WOMEN’S LACROSSE TOP 10 REPORT
Yesterday was finally the long awaited first game of the season for the top dog in women’s lacrosse, SCAD. The team played unranked Point University and won, 18-9. As far as victories go, a nine-goal margin is pretty dominant. However, with a team as historically successful as SCAD, a nine-goal victory over an unranked team could raise a few eyebrows. Is SCAD possibly a step off from its normal dominance, or is this just an example of rust and an interim coach getting re-adjusted to game speed? We should know for certain soon enough.
More Top 10 Action
This week also featured another big game, as No. 6 Reinhardt played No. 7 Life University. LU has been one of the hottest teams in NAIA women’s lacrosse coming into this one. They have amassed a record of 7-1 in NAIA play and had a win over a perennial top-10 team in Georgetown College. Reinhardt and Life had both only been beaten in close fashion by No. 2 Keiser, so surely this would be a close game. Unfortunately, the Lady Eagles had other plans and ran away with this one, 20-9. This was largely due to scoring 14 goals in the first half.
No. 4 Benedictine had two very lopsided games in the past week. First, it beat up on St. Mary, 30-0, before following that up with a 26-0 victory over Morningside. If this team can keep up this offensive assault against stiffer competition, it could be a threat to go deep into the postseason.
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