KEARNEY, Neb. -- The Washburn Lady Blues had a record-setting performance in a 7-1 win over the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers in the first meeting between the two schools on Sunday in Kearney. Washburn returns to action on Tuesday against Rockhurst in Yager Stadium.
Washburn (2-7, 2-3 MIAA) scored first in the meeting in the eighth minute when Caysie Beetley scored her fourth goal of the season when she scored unassisted from 15 yards out.
Leah Talley scored her second goal of the season 3:18 later when she scored on an assist from Beetley from the center of the box to put Washburn up 2-0.
Washburn added a third goal of the half when Beetley scored her second goal of the match and fifth of the season from 15-yards out on an assist from Talley.
Sixty-four seconds later Talley scored her third goal of the season and her second of the match when Beetley set her up on the left wing scoring from 2-yards out stretching the Lady Blues lead to 4-0.
Tia Stovall scored her second goal of the season at the 34:29 mark of the opening half unassisted when she scored passed the Loper goalkeeper as the Lady Blues took a 5-0 lead into the break.
The Lopers (6-4-1, 1-3-1 MIAA) scored their lone goal of the match in the 47th minute when Missey Everson scored her second goal of the season on an assist from Ashtin Pawloski.
Stovall added her second goal of the match on a Talley assist inside the right wing of the box putting Washburn up 6-1.
Carlee Setiz wrapped up the scoring in the 67th minute on an assist from Bailey Wobig from 12-yards out. It was Seitz's first goal of her collegiate career and the first assist for Wobig.
Jenna Lack picked up her first win of the season in net for Washburn in her first action picking up five saves allowing the one UNK goal.
Washburn outshot the Lopers 13 to 12 and had a 10 to 6 advantage in shots on goals.
* The seven goals by Washburn tied a Lady Blues record for the most in a match tying a seven-goal performance against Missouri Western on Sept. 15, 2007.
* Washburn finished with 19 points (7 goals, 5 assists) which was the third-best single-match total in school history.
* The six-goal win tied a school record for the largest victory margin on the road for the fourth time in the program's history.
* The five goals in the first half tied a school record for the most in a half when they scored seven against Missouri Western on Sept. 15, 2007.