Salisbury's unbeaten and No. 1-ranked women breezed into the Division III lacrosse final four with a 15-4 victory over Washington and Lee yesterday in an NCAA regional final.
Salisbury faces Colorado College, a 10-9 winner over Cortland State in triple overtime, at The College of New Jersey in Ewing, N.J., at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
The Sea Gulls (16-0), playing at home, jumped to a quick 5-0 lead, but Washington and Lee answered with back-to-back goals at 15:35 and 12:28 of the first half. However, Salisbury went on a six-goal run in the last 11 minutes of the half to make it 11-2 at halftime.
The Sea Gulls were led by senior Linda Ackermann (Liberty), who scored three goals. Juniors Kate Scott (Broadneck) and Amanda Tack (River Hill) had two goals each.
Goals: W--Strickler 2, Feve, Hoobchaak; S--L. Ackermann 3, Scott 2, Tacke 2, Bateman 2, Degele 2, Simmons 2, McCarthey, S. Ackermann. Assists: S--Scott 2, Funk, Tack. Saves: W--Tilbor 12; S--Goetz 10. Half: 11-2, Salisbury