’Dogs edged in lacrosse
The last of Olivia Higson’s five goals came with 2:33 remaining to provide the winning margin as Monmouth edged Fresno State 8-7 in a nonconference women’s lacrosse game.
The Bulldogs — who opened with three straight goals, including two by Anjelica Fuccillo — led for the final time at 6-5 on Marcy Levatino’s goal with 17:38 left.
Higson would score two of Monmouth’s next three goals to help the Hawks (4-3) pull away from Fresno State (2-7).
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Women’s tennis: Ahmed player of week
Fresno State junior Rana Sherif Ahmed was named the Mountain West player of the week after going a combined 4-0 at No. 1 doubles and No. 3 singles.
It is the second time Sherif Ahmed has been honored this season and the Buldogs have won the honor five out of nine times this season.
Sherif Ahmed went 4-0 on the week, undefeated in the No. 1 doubles and the No. 3 singles.
The Bulldogs are No. 33 in the ITA rankings, their highest ranking since 2010.