ROME, Ga. — The Berry College women's lacrosse team dropped its home opener on Thursday evening, falling to NAIA-foe Life University 14-8. With the loss, Berry falls to 0-4 on the year. Life improved to 2-1.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- The Vikings jumped out to a 3-0 advantage in the first 10 minutes.
- Life University then went on an 8-0 run to slow the Vikings attack.
- Berry tallied a pair of man-down goals by Nikki Beckham and Carlee May to cut the lead to 8-5.
- Life tallied five straight goals after leading 10-5 at the half to take a 13-5 advantage.
- Miranda Smith found the back of the net three straight times later in the second half, but Life would score once more to secure the 14-8 win.
- Miranda Smith: 4 G, 1 AST, 5 SH
- Leah Swan: 1 G, 4 GB
- Nikki Beckham: 1 G, 1 AST
- Ella Makin: 60:00 MIN, 17 SV
Berry will host Centre to open Southern Athletic Association (SAA) play on March 3 at noon.