The Army West Point Women's Lacrosse Team continued its winning ways after defeating Bucknell, 15-5, in the regular season finale on Thursday night at Michie Stadium. It was a strong finish to the 2019 campaign as the Black Knights (13-4, 6-3 Patriot League) won six of their last seven and set program records in overall and league wins. With the victory over the Bison (4-13, 2-7 Patriot League) and Navy's win against Boston University on Thursday, Army locked up the third seed in the Patriot League Tournament. The Cadets will take on the winner of tomorrow's game between Lehigh and American in the quarterfinal round at Michie Stadium on Sunday at 1 p.m.
The Black Knights received contributions from all over the field against Bucknell and were led in scoring by a five-point effort from Jackie Brattan. The yearling attack posted four goals and her first assist of the season. Samantha Stewart and Caroline Raymond also tallied hat tricks with three goals apiece. Cameron Manor and Taylor Andrews each chipped in with two goals, while Manuela Cortes tallied one. Rilee Scott and Olivia Carter effectively set up their teammates, combining for five assists. Defensively, Maddie Burns had a solid showing in goal after coming away with 10 saves to hold the Bison to single-digit goals. Read more.