BUIES CREEK — Bucknell wrapped a 7-0 run around the halftime break and held off Campbell 13-10 on Saturday at Barker-Lane Stadium.
Bucknell moved to 3-4 overall with the win, while Campbell falls to 1-7 on the season.
The Camels led 6-5 with 9:37 on the clock in the first half after Alexis McDaniel’s second goal of the day before Bucknell picked up the final two scores of the half, including Kali Peeples’ goal with 1.3 seconds remaining.
The Bison continued their run into the second half with five more unanswered scores, including three in a row from Tegan Warren, to go ahead 12-6 with 12:02 to play. Campbell notched four of the final five goals of the game, but its comeback effort fell short, 13-10.
During the 7-0 Bucknell run, Campbell was held off the board for 30:03.
The Bison held the advantage in shots (33-23) and ground balls (24-17), while Campbell picked up 15 of the game’s 25 draw controls.
Warren led Bucknell with four goals, while Morgan Steinhacker picked up three scores and three draw controls. Peeples posted three points on a pair of assists and a goal with three ground balls and three draw controls, while Tace Sutherland recorded two goals.
Lauren Kinnee also posted 11 saves, while Eva Macris caused two turnovers and collected three ground balls.
McDaniel paced Campbell on the offensive end with four points on two goals and two assists, while Mackenzie Kolesar netted three goals with a pair of ground balls. Laura Will also scored a pair, while Sam Carey registered a goal with a game-high seven draw controls. Megan Matthews also tallied a goal and an assist, while Ally Heath tacked on another goal.
Kennedy Boyle picked up four ground balls with two caused turnovers, and Alex Salim gathered 14 saves for the Camels.
Following the game, Campbell hosted a free lacrosse clinic, open to all children 12 and under.
Campbell will host Delaware State on Wednesday, March 11, at 11:00 a.m. for Education Day at Barker-Lane Stadium. The Camels will wrap up their nonconference schedule on the road at Old Dominion on March 14 before starting Big South play at Winthrop on March 28.
(Campbell media services provided the basis for this report)