Barton women’s lacrosse suffers home setback to Embry-Riddle (Florida)

Barton sophomore Kayli Ashenfelter tallied two goals and a pair of assists in a home setback to Embry-Riddle on Friday afternoon.  Photo courtesy of Matt Proseus
Barton sophomore Kayli Ashenfelter tallied two goals and a pair of assists in a home setback to Embry-Riddle on Friday afternoon. Photo courtesy of Matt Proseus

WILSON, N.C. – The Embry-Riddle (Florida) women's lacrosse team (7-3) handed Barton (5-4) a 20-5 loss Friday afternoon at Electric Supply Company Field.

The Eagles' Carson Toney (Gainesville, Fla.) and Elizabeth Ninesling (Allentown, Pa.) both scored four goals as Embry-Riddle allowed the first the score of the match before rattling off nine consecutive scores to take control on its way to a second straight win.

Barton was led by sophomore attacker Angelina Scarpa (Hicksville, N.Y.) with three goals while sophomore midfielder Kayli Ashenfelter (Stewartstown, Pa.) totaled four points – two goals and two assists – in the losing effort.  Ashenfelter leads the squad with 31 goals and Scarpa ranks first on the team in assists (19) and total points (39).

The Eagles scored 10 goals in each half and held a decisive edge in shots taken (47-11).  In goal, Embry-Riddle's Mary Catherine Kreider (Marietta, Ga.) picked up the victory after stopping five shots while Barton sophomore Katherine Mattena (Salt Lake City, Utah) made 15 saves in the losing effort.

Barton returns to the field on Sunday, March 24, when the Bulldogs travel to Banner Elk, N.C., to take on Lees-McRae on Sunday at 1:00 p.m., while Embry-Riddle hosts Montevallo on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.