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Mountain Lions rally past Golden Eagles 13-10

Steve Miller / YHC Athletics

Young Harris College scored six of the final seven goals - including the final four - as the Mountain Lions recorded a 13-10 non-conference women's lacrosse victory over the University of Charleston (W.Va.) Monday (March 6) evening at Elliott FIeld.

The Mountain Lions improved to 4-4, while the Golden Eagles fell to 0-4. Young Harris returns to action Wednesday (March 8) with a noon match against Barton College in Wilson, North Carolina.


  • Young Harris scored the game's first three goals - Mary Troyer, Ashlyn Fraley and Ella Hancock - to open up a 3-0 lead.

  • Charleston fought back to take a 9-7 62 seconds in the third quarter, but the Mountain Lions got goals from Troyer and Fraley to knot the game at 9 with 5:26 left in the third period.

  • The Golden Eagles retook the lead at 10-9 four seconds into the fourth quarter, but the Mountain Lion defense stiffened and didn't allow another goal the rest of the game.

  • The Mountain Lions tied the game on Kinsley Purser's man-down goal with 10:40 remaining.

  • Fraley gave YHC the lead for good nearly three minutes later. Hancock and Ally Cattoni added insurance goals in the final five minutes.

  • Fraley led YHC with four goals, while Cattoni put three in the back of the net. Hancock and Troyer scored twice, while Purser and Morgan Lewis each scored once.

  • Hancock led the Mountain Lions with six draw controls, while Purser had five.

  • Purser corralled five ground balls, while Troyer and Suzanne Moore each scooped up four.

  • Purser forced three turnovers, while Cattoni and Riley Harris had two apiece.

  • Maddy Meyers and Abbie Gallagher had four saves in goal for the Mountain Lions.

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