Baker Scores Five in 17-12 Loss to Newberry
NEWBERRY, S.C. – The Coker women's lacrosse team lost a tough 17-12 South Atlantic Conference game to Newberry College on Friday (Apr. 11), at Setzler Field.
The Cobras got off to a slow start in the first half as Newberry took a quick 4-0 advantage. Mackenzie Baker would then put the first point on the scoreboard for the Cobras, but the Wolves would respond with five straight goals to take a 9-1 lead with just over 10-minutes remaining in first half action. The Navy and Yellow however would not go away easily, and go on to score five goals to narrow the Newberry lead to 10-6 at the half.
Coker continued to press the pace in the second half, and went on to tie the score at 11-11 with just over 16-minutes remaining in regulation. Unfortunately, the Coker offense stalled and the Wolves went on to score six more second half goals to take the game by a final score of 17-12.
Coker will play their final regular season game on Wednesday (Apr. 16) at Mount Olive. Game time is set for 4:00 p.m.