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Rylie McGhan
Rylie McGhan scored one of the four goals for the Bears.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Lacrosse Lose to 24th Ranked Limestone

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Lacrosse Team drop a road contest to #23 Limestone 20-4 on Saturday afternoon. The loss is the Bears fifth straight lost since winning their season opener. The Bears will return home to start a three game home stand as LR will look to get back into the win column. Sally Friesen made 16 saves as Chloe Christensen had a goal and an assist.

The Bears were shutout in the opening period as the Saints scored all six goals in the first period. Anneleise Meyer ended the shutout period as Meyer scored with 6:58 left in the second period. Rylie McGhan added a goal less then two minutes later but it was the Saints up 13-2 at halftime.

Christensen scored in the third quarter for the Bears lone goal in the period. Jolan Morey finished the scoring on the day with a goal with :14 seconds left in the game. 15 different Saints players scored on the day as no one had more then two goals. Friesen made 16 saves on the day, second most this season.

Limestone moves to 11-0 all-time against the Bears. LR will have the next three games at home as UVA-Wise, Lincoln Memorial and Emory & Henry visit Moretz Stadium.

LR will finish on the road for their last five or six before the SAC Tournament. Friesen has 65 saves in the last five games for the Bears.

LR is 1-5 overall, 0-3 in the South Atlantic Conference. The Bears will welcome UVA-Wise to Hickory at 4:00 PM on Wednesday.