Chippewa lacrosse downs Kent State

Freshman attacker Skye Depardo charges past Butler midfielder Savannah Behn, Sunday Feb. 27, at the Lacrosse/Soccer Complex.

CMU bounced back greatly from its tough loss against Michigan, dominating Kent State in a 20-6 victory. CMU is 4-3 on the season 2-0 in the MAC.

The Chippewas got off to a hot start, scoring the first six goals of the game. CMU scored a season-high 9 goals in the first quarter taking the lead 9-1. CMU took a whopping 20 shots in the first quarter, while only allowing 3.

CMU took the lead at half up 12-2. The Chippewas were led by Hannah Potter who scored 4 goals in the first half.

CMU kept up the momentum in the second half with solid defense and dominant 6 goal fourth quarter. In the second half CMU was led by Kendall Hoyt who scored 3 goals in the second half, finishing the game with 4 goals.

The Chippewas had three players score hat tricks in Potter, Hoyt, and Maggie Diebold. Potter led the team in points with five, scoring 4 goals and 1 assist. Diebold now has a hat trick in each of the last four games. Diebold now has a team best 18 goals on the season.

CMU had a season best in both shots and turnovers. The Chippewas had 43 shots, with 27 of those shots on goal. CMU also only allowed 5 turnovers in the game.

CMU had 10 different players find the back of the net, which is a season-high.

The Chippewas will look to stay hot as they go on road to take on Robert Morris University March 16.