Jacksonville Clinches Regular Season Title Outright In #ASUNWLax Action

Jacksonville Clinches Regular Season Title Outright In #ASUNWLax Action

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LakePoint, Ga. - Jacksonville, Coastal Carolina and Kennesaw State all picked up victories in the last weekend of the 2018 regular season. JU downed Stetson 21-7 to secure the ASUN Regular Title outright. Coastal clinched the No. 2 seed in the ASUN Championship as they beat Old Dominion on Saturday. The Owls beat Howard 20-6 on Sunday to finish .500 in conference play for the first time in conference play.

ASUN Conference Lacrosse Results - Saturday/Sunday, April 28/29
Coastal Carolina 16, Old Dominion 5 (Saturday)
Jacksonville 21, Stetson 7
Kennesaw State 20, Howard 7

It started out close on Sunday afternoon in Jacksonville, as the Dolphins only held a 4-3 early on before embarking on a 10-0 run to end the half. Ashtyn Hiron had a huge day on her Senior Day, as she netted seven goals and tacked on an assist. Lillie Miller helped the Dolphins' cause with five goals of her own. JU's defense was on full display, as the caused 20 turnovers. Emily Poelma made three saves in the victory. With the win Jacksonville takes the ASUN Regular Season Title outright.

Coastal Carolina started the weekend's action on Saturday with a victory over Old Dominion. The Chanticleers were led by Haley Kyger who had five goals and two assists. Haley Alexander, Julia Imbo, Sophie Crowther and Jordan Harrell all tallied two goals for the winners. Harley Barrett was was solid in net for CCU, making six saves and allowing just five goals. The Chanticleers clinch the No. 2 in the ASUN Championship. 

Kennesaw State made some program history on Sunday with their victory over Howard. The win gave them a 3-2 record in conference, which marks the first time in program history that the Owls finished with an over .500 record. Abby Squires netted four goals for the Owls, while Siena Gore and Izzy Palmero collected three of their own. Squires also had seven draw controls. 

Team ASUN Record Overall Record
#1 Jacksonville 5-0 14-3
#2 Coastal Carolina 4-1 9-8
#3 Kennesaw State 3-2 7-10
#4 Old Dominion 2-3 5-11
Stetson 1-4 4-13
Howard  0-5 1-12