WALLA WALLA, Washington – Kerri Smith continued her goal scoring form, but the University of Puget Sound lacrosse team lost, 17-5, to Whitman on Saturday afternoon to begin Northwest Conference play.
The Loggers and Missionaries (1-1, 1-0 NWC) exchanged goals to being the game. The score was tied 2-2 with 23:49 to play in the first half. Whitman then scored seven unanswered goals to go up 9-2. Smith and Cunningham scored back-to-back goals to stop the momentum, but the Missionaries scored with just under a minute to hold a 10-4 lead at the break.
Puget Sound was outscored 7-1 in the second half, as the Loggers fell in the first Northwest Conference game of the season.
Puget Sound will next host Linfield on Sunday, March 6. The game is scheduled to begin at 12 p.m. on Lower Baker Field.
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