Lady Leopards Post 1st Ever Shutout Against GlenOak in Record Breaking Opener – Girls Lacrosse

Kloe Mercorelli Louisville Leopards Vs. GlenOak Golden Eagles Girls Lacrosse 2017

Louisville 19, GlenOak 0

The Louisville Leopards Girls Lacrosse Team earned their first shutout in team history in upending the visiting GlenOak Golden Eagles 19-0 Friday Evening at Louisville Leopards Stadium. The 19 points is also the largest margin of victory in team history.

Louisville Leopards Light Blue Hoodie Established 1924 - Beatty's Sports Fall 2017Kloe Mercorelli finished with a hat trick and tallied a game-high 5 assists to lead the Lady Leopards. Katie Hollifield also recorded a hat trick and Mandy Wesely registered 2 goals and 4 assists.

Louisville amassed a 12-0 lead by halftime and tacked on 7 more goals in the second half. Overall 10 different Leopards scored during the contest with 5 scoring multiple times. Haley Black, Maddie Kirby, and Marissa Vick all scored 2 goals each. Others finding the net included Maddie Bates, Cameron English, and Amanda Vesely.

Vick also had a team leading 3 ground balls and Lia Meckel had all 4 of Louisville’s saves in goal. Kayle Brown and Lily Jones also spent time at goalie as part of the combined Leopards shutout.

Louisville is now 22-1 in the regular season and 3-0 in season openers all-time. Their only regular season loss came to GlenOak in an 11-10 defeat back in 2016. However, the Lady Leopards now lead the all-time series over the Golden Eagles 4-1 which includes a 3-1 mark at home in the series. 

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UP NEXT: The Lady Leopards will next travel to Boardman to take on the Spartans on Saturday, March 17 at 2:00 PM.


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Box Score


Team 1-2–TOTAL

GlenOak 0-0–00

Louisville 12-7–19

Records: Louisville 1-0


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