Golden Eagles Down Wildcats, 20-6
April 1, 2017
Marquette opened the game with a barrage of goals, rattling off nine consecutive to start the first half. McGuire opened the scoring with two straight tallies, beginning with a free position goal at the 25:46 mark.
Allison Lane was the first Golden Eagle to record a hat trick in the game, netting all three goals in the first half. Marquette was also aided by a stout defensive effort in goal by Jules Horning, who held Villanova scoreless for the first 25:35 of the game, recording four saves during that stretch and finishing the game with seven total stops.
The second half opened with a scoring frenzy with three goals coming in the first 3:32 of the half. McGuire once again opened scoring in the half, netting an unassisted tally.
Bochinak also played a helping hand in the contest, recording three assists to go along with her three goals. Devyn Antolini was able to score a late goal for MU - her first of the season.
Villanova was led on the offensive end by Kim McDonough, who finished with three goals.
Marquette will remain home, taking on No. 3 Florida on Wednesday, April 5 at 12 p.m. Central time at the Valley Fields Dome.
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