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Hsieh Nets Nine Goals as R-MC Women's Lax Outscores FSU 20-11

Alicia Heish throwing ball
Alicia Heish throwing ball

FROSTBURG, Md. - Junior Alicia Hsieh (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) broke her own program record for goals in a game, scoring nine times, as the Randolph-Macon women's lacrosse team opened its season with a 20-11 victory at Frostburg State on Saturday afternoon.

Hsieh had four goals in the first half and five in the second half. Her previous record for goals in a game was eight, set in 2016 against Goucher and vs. Bridgewater.

Hsieh also had a pair of assists for 11 total points.

Sophomore Hannah Jones (Chestertown, Md./Kent County) scored the first goal of the season for the Yellow Jackets (1-0) two-and-a-half minutes into the contest. After the Bobcats (1-2) evened the score, Hsieh netted her first goal to give R-MC a 2-1 advantage. FSU would score six of the next seven goals to take a 7-3 lead with 12:30 left in the first half. The Yellow Jackets would register the next five goals, with Hsieh scoring twice, as R-MC took an 8-7 lead with 3:30 remaining. The Bobcats got a goal with two minutes left to level the score at 8-8 before Hsieh scored on a free position shot with 1:43 left as R-MC took a 9-8 advantage, a lead it would not relinquish.

The Yellow Jackets would outscore the Bobcats 11-3 in the second period. R-MC tallied the first three goals of the half, with Hsieh getting a pair, as the visitors went up 12-8 with 26:45 left. R-MC would score four of the next seven goals to lead 16-11 with 15:15 remaining. The Yellow Jackets record the final four goals of the game, with two going to Hsieh, as R-MC posted the 20-11 win.

Jones, junior Frankie Willing (Salisbury, Md./Worcester) and sophomore Saunders Riley (Summerfield, N.C./Northern Guilford) each had three goals, while senior Susie Snee (Bel Air, Md./John Carroll) added two goals. Hsieh, Jones and junior Alex Lightfoot (Fairfax, Va./W.T. Woodson) each registered a pair of assists.

Snee paced the Yellow Jackets with four ground balls and three caused turnovers. Riley also had three caused turnovers, while senior Kristin Patrick (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) picked up three ground balls.

Senior Jamie Langbein (Brookville, Md./Sherwood) had seven saves for the Yellow Jackets.

Randolph-Macon has its home opener on Wednesday, March 1 at 4 p.m. against Mary Washington on Day Field.