CAMDEN – The Kean University women’s lacrosse team defeated Rutgers-Camden, 16-1, in New Jersey Athletic Conference action on Wednesday evening.
Junior Amanda South notched a game-high four goals to lead the Cougars (3-5, 1-1 NJAC). For first-year program Rutgers-Camden (2-4, 0-2 NJAC), freshman goalkeeper Rachel Powell made five saves.
The Cougars jumped out to the early lead, scoring four unanswered goals over the first six minutes of the contest. Kean added eight more goals in the half, taking a 12-0 lead at the break.
Kean netted four more goals in the second half before Rutgers-Camden freshman Annalise Strojan tallied a goal with just under three minutes remaining in the game.
For the Cougars, senior Chelsea Davis netted three goals and had a pair of assists, while picking up five draw controls and three groundballs. Junior Erica Kelly added three goals and an assist. Rookie Jules Keeley made 10 saves in the win.
The Cougars return to action on Friday, April 2, when they host Bard College in Skyline Conference action at 4 p.m.
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