Emmitsburg, Md. (March 9, 2019) – Zoe Hurlburt registered a career-high four goals, and three other Mountaineers scored two apiece, as Mount St. Mary's rolled to a 13-5 victory on the road against Radford on Saturday afternoon.
Hurlburt tallied her third straight game with three or more goals, as the sophomore now has 10 goals during the three-game stretch. The trio of Emily Davis, Taylor Carhart and Beanie Colson each posted two goals in the game, while Colson also added an assist and a game-high seven ground balls. Jordan Groover finished with three points on one goal and two assists. Goalie Jillian Petito made eight saves to collect her fourth win of the season.
The Mount's Carly Miller registered the first goal of the contest at the 22:57 mark to give her squad the early lead. The Mountaineer defense held Radford without a score for the game's first 12-plus minutes until Adrian Rius found the back of the net with 17:33 on the clock to even the score at 1-1.
Later in the period, Carhart and Hurlburt tallied back-to-back goals to give the Mount a two-score advantage, but Radford responded with the game's next pair of goals from Jennifer Shield and Lindsey Carroll, which knotted the game back up at 3-3 with 3:53 remaining in the half.
Hurlburt scored twice in the final 1:37, including a free-position goal with just one second on the clock, to give the Mountaineers a 5-3 lead heading into the halftime break.
Emily Davis tallied a pair of goals in the opening eight minutes of the second half to push the Mount advantage to 7-3.
The Mountaineers still head a four-goal lead, 9-5, with 12:48 remaining in the contest before a string of three straight from the Mount by Carhart, Colson and Hurlburt in a span of just over a minute and a half padded the advantage to 12-5 and essentially sealed the victory.
Colson added an insurance tally late in the game, and the Mount closed out the win to improve to 4-2 on the season. The loss dropped Radford to 1-3 overall.
Mount St. Mary's held a 27-17 shot advantage in the contest and put 22 of its 27 shots on target. The Mountaineers also held a 28-20 margin on ground balls, while draw controls were even at 10-10.
Radford was led by Carroll (2g) and Shield (1g, 1a), who each finished with two points. Maddie Bowman made nine stops in goal in the losing effort.
The Mountaineers return home to face George Washington this Wednesday, March 13 at 4 p.m.