No. 12 Limestone women’s lacrosse gets the best of Barton in league contest

Barton sophomore Kayli Ashenfelter scored four times in the Bulldogs’ loss to No. 12 Limestone at home on Saturday.  Photo by Matt Proseus
Barton sophomore Kayli Ashenfelter scored four times in the Bulldogs’ loss to No. 12 Limestone at home on Saturday. Photo by Matt Proseus

WILSON, N.C. – The Barton women's lacrosse team (7-1, 3-0), ranked No. 12 in NCAA Division II, defeated Barton (5-3, 2-2) by a 20-5 score Saturday afternoon in a Conference Carolinas contest at the Bulldogs' new surface, Electric Supply Company Field.

The Saints – who raced to a 15-1 advantage at the intermission – were led by Brittanie Oiumet (Westlock, Alberta, CANADA) with six goals and two assists while Elizabeth Muscella (Port Deposit, Md.) added four scores as Limestone won its fifth straight contest.

Barton scored four of its give goals after the break with sophomore midfielder Kayli Ashenfelter (Stewartstown, Pa.) finding the back of the net on four of those scores.  Ashenfelter leads the squad in goals scored with 29 and total points with 33.

Limestone also held a 40-6 advantage in shots taken while Madison Hill (Ipswich, Mass.) earned the win in goal.  For the Bulldogs, sophomore Katherine Mattena (Salt Lake City, Utah) suffered the loss after playing the first half and making four saves.

Barton will look to bounce back on Friday when the Bulldogs host Embry-Riddle (Fla.) at 1:00 p.m., while Limestone travels to Mount Olive, N.C., to take on Mount Olive on Friday at 4:00 p.m., in a league contest.