April 16, 2014

Season-high offensive attack leads Campbell past St. Mary's 19-13

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BUIES CREEK, N.C. – In its final regular season home game of 2014, Campbell snagged a 19-13 win over Saint Mary's on Wednesday night at Barker-Lane Stadium. Taelar Errington led the Camels with four goals and four assists, as CU had its highest-producing offensive outing this season.

CU's 19 goals, 11 assists, and 30 points was its highest total of the year in each category. The Camels' 30 shots on goal was also a season high.

Campbell (6-7, 1-4 BSC) controlled the game, never trailing and taking 47 shots to St. Mary's (1-11, 0-8 MPSF) 30.  The Camels also turned the ball over only 14 times, while the Gaels committed 28 offenses.

The win snapped a three game CU skid.

The Camels jumped ahead to the 2-0 lead five minutes into the game with goals from Grace Boyce and Erica Hitch.

In the following  seven minutes, St. Mary's came within one goal twice, but could never knot the score, trailing 4-3 at the 19:59 mark.

Campbell used a 12 minute, five goal sprint to go ahead 9-3 with 7:03 to go before the break. A different Camel scored each goal, and the only unassisted score was Rebecca Sheinfeld's free position shot.

The Gaels broke the streak with six minutes before intermission, scoring two goals to cut the CU lead to 9-4.

CU pieced together a four goal run that wrapped around halftime, taking the 13-5 lead. Errington and Maddy Dolinar scored in the final three minutes of the first half, then each scored again in the six minutes after the break.

The teams traded goals for the following four minutes until the Gaels scored four straight, to close the Campbell lead to 16-11 with 12:45 remaining.

The Camels outscored the Gaels 3-2 in the final six minutes, including a last-second shot by Maddy Dolinar, her third of the night, to secure the 19-13 victory.

In the cage, Brittany Kincer finished with eight goals against and seven saves in 45 minutes. Merredith Bechler recorded 15 minutes in the net with five goals against.

Campbell finished its home slate with a 4-2 record at Barker-Lane Stadium.

The Camels are back on the road to finish its regular season at Presbyterian at 1 p.m. on Saturday and at High Point for a 6 p.m. draw on Monday.