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|Ferrum wins fourth in a row, 15-11|
Friday, March 8, 2013
BRIDGEWATER -- Sophomore attackman Sydney Hewartson netted a match-best four goals Tuesday to lead Ferrum College's women's lacrosse team to a 15-11 non-conference victory over Bridgewater College.
The Panthers (1-0 in the USA South Athletic Conference, 4-1 overall) won their fourth straight match.
Hewartson, who earned Player of the Week laurels in the USA South this past week, has netted 17 goals this season.
The Panthers led 8-7 at halftime and outscored the Eagles 7-4 after intermission.
Lauren Blankenship tallied three goals for the Panthers and Brooke Hewartson and Julianne Bove each scored two goals.
Amanda Cheney played all 60 minutes in goal for Ferrum and registered seven saves .
Katie Freeman scored three goals for Bridgewater (0-2).
The Panthers outshot the Eagles 28-26.
Ferrum returns to action Saturday against league rival North Carolina Wesleyan College.
Match time at Penn-Roediger Field is 1 p.m.
The Panthers travel to Frederick, Md. to face Hood College in a non-conference match Sunday at noon.