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Pirates crush Crusaders to remain perfect

Pirates crush Crusaders to remain perfect

GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern women's lacrosse has demanded respect early despite it being their inaugural season, winning 20-3 over the University of Dallas Saturday. 

The Pirates rattled off five straight including a goal 30 seconds into the game to lead 5-0 in the first seven minutes of the contest. Kaitlyn Campbell had a hand in four of those five goals, scoring three and assisting on other. 

UD got in the mix with two goal in the middle of the first, but SU snuck one goal in between the Crusaders and closed the half on a 6-0 run to lead 12-2 at the break. 

The run continued into the second as Southwestern added five goals to open the second half and take a commanding 17-2 lead. Dallas scored their final goal with 14:29 to play and Southwestern closed the game with three goals in the final 10 minutes to arrive at the 20-3 final. 

Southwestern led the shot count 29-8 and Christina Rosendahl dominated on draw controls as the Pirates took 23 of 25. Anne Brown picked up a team high five ground balls while Adrienne Dodd caused three turnovers. 

Now 2-0, Southwestern will face their toughest opponent to date as they take on Colorado College on Thursday. First draw is set for 7 p.m.