Warriors Brave Cold, Cruise to Victory over Crusaders

FREMONT, Neb. – Braving the cold and occasional snow flurry, Midland University women’s lacrosse host the University of Dallas on Sunday afternoon. The Warriors jumped on the Crusaders early as they build a commanding 15-4 lead in the first half as they cruised to a 19-8 victory. The Warriors improve to 4-5 overall this year while Dallas, an NCAA DIII school, falls to 0-8.

Riley Yanek scored seven goals on the day, six coming in the first 30 minutes of action to lead the Warriors. She posted a team-high 13 shots with 11 being on goal. Both Masey Jay and Megan Collins were second in goals scored as they finished with four goals apiece.

Midland dominated the possession and doubled-up Dallas in shots by a count of 39-18. The Warriors had 30 of those shots on goal while their opponent had just 13.

Tessa Singleton, who was honored before the game as the lone senior for Midland, earned the victory in goal as she stopped five shots in 60 minutes of action.

Midland (4-5, 2-3) will host (RV) Benedictine (7-1, 4-0) on Tuesday afternoon in a make-up game from this past Saturday. The Warriors and Ravens will square off at 4:30 p.m. at Heedum Field in the final home game of the season for Midland.