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Michigan wins by a landslide against Broncos

Date: March 18, 2012

Site: Ann Arbor, MI (Oosterbaan Field House)

Score: Michigan 19, Western 5

Next U-M Event: Saturday March 24, 2012 at Oosterbaan Field House against Central Michigan and Ferris State, 11:00 am and 4:30 pm, respectively

 

ANN ARBOR—Coming off a tough loss, the Michigan women's club lacrosse team came back and recorded a strong win against Western Michigan. The Wolverines took action on every scoring opportunity and tallied 19 goals for the day.

Though the Broncos attempted to make a comeback early in the first half, the Wolverines never lost their lead. It was constant scoring on Michigan's part, with senior captain Ani Shekerjian leading the way with three goals and one assist.

Every Wolverine saw a good amount of playing time and contributed to the big win of the weekend. Michigan used the momentum in the first half with 11 goals to carry them through the second half.

Senior goalie Emmy Scheidt posted a solid save percentage against Western's shots. Sophomore Carly King had four assists, including two to freshmen Britt McCormack and Emma McGregor in the final 10 minutes of the game.

Michigan dominated over the Broncos in all aspects of play. Defensively, the Wolverines did a good job of re-defending in the midfield, forcing turnovers and recovering ground balls.

 

Box Score:

Team
First Half
Second Half
Total
University of Michigan
11
8
19
Western
3
2
5

 

Game's Scoring Leaders:

Name
Goals
Assists
Ani Shekerjian
3
1
Valerie VanHulle
2
2
Britt McCormack
3
0
Julianne Patterson
2
1
Carly King
0
4
Alaina Mezwa
2
0

 

Name
Saves
Save %
Emmy Scheidt
8
62%

 

Wolverine Scoring Plays:

Ani Shekerjian goal with an assist by Valerie VanHulle, 2:09 into the first half, 1-0 Michigan

Alaina Mezwa free position goal, 8:29 into the first half, 2-1 Michigan

Ani Shekerjian goal with an assist by Claire Gadra, 9:30 into the first half, 3-1 Michigan

Rachel Stattler free position goal, 11:35 into the first half, 4-1 Michigan

Britt McCormack goal with an assist by Carly King, 14:16 into the first half, 5-2 Michigan

Britt McCormack goal with an assist by Maddie Palmer, 18:40 into the first half, 6-2 Michigan

Katie Mezwa goal with an assist by Carly King, 19:50 into the first half, 7-2 Michigan

Emma McGregor goal with an assist by Julianne Patterson, 21:48 into the first half, 8-3 Mcihigan

Alaina Mezwa free position goal, 23:10 into the first half, 9-3 Michigan

Julianne Patterson unassisted goal, 25:00 into the first half, 10-3 Michigan

Shelby Wagner goal with an assist by Valerie VanHulle, 27:23 into the first half, 11-3 Michigan

Valerie VanHulle goal with an assist by Maddie Palmer, 0:55 into the second half, 12-3 Michigan

Maddie Palmer unassisted goal, 2:26 into the second half, 13-3 Michigan

Valerie VanHulle goal with an assist by Ani Shekerjian, 3:40 into the second half, 14-3 Michigan

Katie Mezwa unassisted goal, 5:40 into the second half, 15-3 Michigan

Ani Shekerjian unassisted goal, 7:27 into the second half, 16-3 Michigan

Carly King goal with as assist by Julianne Patterson, 17:50 into the second half, 17-4 Michigan

Britt McCormack goal with an assist by Carly King, 19:10 into the second half, 18-4 Michigan

Emma McGregor goal with an assist by Carly King, 21:14 into the second half, 19-4 Michigan