TOWSON, MARYLAND(SMI-WOMEN-SPORTS, JUNE 29-JULY 09, 2022)TOWSON, MARYLAND(SMI-WOMEN-SPORTS, JUNE 29-JULY 09, 2022)-The US Women's lacrosse national team who is searching to win their 4rd-consecutive world championship title and 9th overall, defeated Australia 16-5, with a strong offensive performance on the 4rd day of competition of the 2022 Women's World Lacrosse Championship at Towson University in Maryland, USA.
With the victory, the US improves to 3-0, and joined 6 other teams such as England, Israel, Germany, New Zealand, Japan and Czech Republic who are still undefeated in the tournament.
The US kept its dominance from the start for the third consecutive game against their opponents in group A, outscoring the Aussies with a 10-1, run in the first half with seven different players netting at least one goal to put the game away and out of reach very early in the match for the final score of 16-5, in favor of the United States.
The US were led by Marie McCool with 4-goals, Ally Kennedy registered 3-goals while Sam Apuzzo , and Kayla Treanor registered two goals apiece. Ally Mastroianni, Kyle Ohlmiller, Molly Hendrick, Dempsey Arsenault and Taylor Cummings contributed with one goal each in the victory.
In other matches, Japan routed China 19-1, for its third straight victory in group E with Kokora Nakazawa scoring five-goals in the game.
Israel defeated Puerto Rico 14-11, for their third win and still undefeated in Group B, with Lindsey McKone and Dani Jacobstein scoring four goals each in the victory.
New Zealand finished victorious over Spain 10-1, to improve 3-0, in the standings of Group B, led by Harriet Overend and Nikki Fordyce who scored two-goals apiece.
Hong Kong, China upended Austria 15-2, in Group D and still undefeated with a 2-0, overall record. Hong Kong were led by Wing Yi Lam who scored 4-goals while Steffi Sze and Mya Wang contributed with three goals each in the victory.
Mexico stunned Italy 8-5, in Group F and share first place in the standings with 2-0, record with the Czech Republic. The Mexican were led by Daniela E[ler Lobato who scored three goals and Isabel Szejk contributed with two goals in the win.
Find below the final scores of Day 4 of the 2022 Women's World Championship