BELMONT, N.C. --- Senior Mia Emmerson made 11 saves and Peyton LeCompte scored a pair of goals while the No. 6 seeded Lees-McRae women's lacrosse team saw its season end to No. 3 Belmont Abbey, 17-6, in a Conference Carolinas Quarterfinal at Alumni Field Tuesday afternoon in Belmont, N.C.
The Crusaders (11-6) advance to the CC Semifinals against No. 2 Mount Olive Saturday in Gaffney, S.C. The Bobcats (5-12) saw Emmerson (Orlando, Fla.) and four seniors end their storied careers.
Junior Callie Gregg (Roanoke, Va.) gave the Bobcats an early 1-0 lead while Drake earned the assist.
BAC responded with a pair of goals in a 22-second span.
LeCompte (Carolina Beach, N.C.) notched her 51st goal on the season to tie the contest at two.
Sophomore Tiffany Laster (Jupiter, Fla.) tallied a goal with 15:16 remaining in the first half.
LeCompte struck again 21 seconds into play in the second.
Tracy and Drake scored LMC's final two goals, respectively. Junior Chartella Taylor (Winston-Salem, N.C.) caused four turnovers.
Emmerson currently leads the nation in saves with 190.
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