UF's Gabbi Koury (24) moves the ball Wednesday against Scotland at Donald R. Dizney Stadium. [Lee Ann Anderson/WRUF]

Gators Lacrosse Beat Scotland In Exhibition Game

The Florida Gators lacrosse team defeated the Scotland National Team, 22-2, in an exhibition match Wednesday.

The Gators were coming off of a tough season-opening loss at Loyola on Saturday, but they turned things around at home.

First Quarter

The Gators got off to a fast start against Scotland thanks to back-to-back goals from Gianna Monaco.

Freshman Gabbi Koury and Cate Issacson also got in on the fun. Gators went up 6-0 early in the first quarter.

Gianna Monaco scored again to bring the score to 8-0. Monaco had a hat trick within the first quarter.

At the end of the first quarter, the Gators were up 9-0.

UF’s Liz Harrison (6) runs to capture the ball Wednesday against Scotland at Donald R. Dizney Stadium.
[Lee Ann Anderson/WRUF]

Second Quarter

Issacson scored her second goal of the day. Gators expanded their lead to 11-0.

Two more freshman got on the board. Delaney Radin and Lea Flobeck put the Gators up 14-0.

Florida ended a dominant first half up 15-0.

Third Quarter

Scotland struck first in the second half and got on the board. That score brought the game to 15-1.

Kelly Schluederberg scored for the Gators to bring it to 16-1.

Scotland responded again, moving the score to 16-2.

Freshman Makena Harrington scored for the Gators to keep the offensive day for the Gators rolling.

At the end of the third quarter, the Gators were up 18-2.

Fourth Quarter

Schluederberg scored her second of the day. Carly Wilson also got in on the action with a goal. It was an offensive showcase for the Gators.

The Gators were able to keep Scotland off the board in the fourth quarter and locked in the win.

Up Next

The Gators will travel to Chapel Hill to take on No. 6 UNC on Saturday.

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