The Gators scored early and often to beat the Bulldogs.
In their most competitive conference match of the year, the Butler women’s lacrosse team fell 14-8 to the University of Cincinnati.
Villanova scored the first 11 goals of the match and never looked back to claim a 20-4 victory over Butler.
Eleven straight goals by the Owls in the second half propelled them to an 18-5 win.
Now in its second season, Butler’s lacrosse team has only two wins to its name. Coaches and players say they understand building a new program will take time.
Josh Doering and Josh Mullenix recap the latest in Butler sports, featuring updates from the baseball, softball, lacrosse and the tennis teams. Also, golfer Kelsey McDougall sits down and talks about her love of the game and how she got here.
Despite outscoring Georgetown in the second half, an early 11-3 deficit sunk the Butler lacrosse team for their fifth-straight loss.
Three freshmen combined to score three goals in the first half, but the team was unable to get any in the back of the net during the second half.
Butler trailed early and couldn’t get the offense going against Denver University in a 16-1 Big East loss.
The Butler lacrosse team scored six goals in the second half, but ultimately fell to Vanderbilt in the second conference match of the season.