SCORE: Wheaton 13 - Lasell 15
RECORDS: Wheaton (0-2, 0-0 NEWMAC) - Lasell (1-0)
LOCATION: Newton, Mass. (Grellier Field)
- Senior Katie Peters scored a game-high six goals for Wheaton, while sophomore Lilly Callahan finished with a hat-trick. Meg Sharick, Maddy Lahm, Molly Covarrubias, and Kyra Schwartzman each scored a goal for the Lyons.
- Taylor Yandow led Lasell with five goals, while Sam Taylor, Jordan McComb, and Kellie Matthews all scored three.
- Peters walked away with a team-high six draw controls for Wheaton, while Lahm came up with four and Sharick three. Peters, along with Blake Ferretti and Danielle Trudeau, each caused a team-high two turnovers.
- Jena Casman picked up her first loss of the season, playing 46:48 in goal, coming up with nine saves on 22 shots faced.
- Lasell jumped on top early with a goal from Yandown in the first minute of the game. Lahm equalized a minute later, but the Lasers countered with three straight goals to take a 4-1 lead. Wheaton continued to fight, slowly chipping away at the deficit, with Sharick scoring right before halftime, sending the Lyons into the intermission trailing by one, 7-6.
- The Lasers pushed their lead to 10-6 in the first six minutes of the second period. The Lyons found a rhythm on offense moments later, going on to score five straight goals, earning their first lead of the contest. Peters started the offensive assault, netting three goals during the span, giving Wheaton an 11-10 advantage. Lasell found a way to counter, scoring three consecutive goals to recapture its lead and push it to 13-11. Unassisted goals by Callahan and Peters knotted the game at 13-13, but the Lasers had enough left, scoring two goals to end the game and pick up the victory.
- Shots: Wheaton 20 / Lasell 33
- Ground Balls: Wheaton 9 / Lasell 21
- Clears: Wheaton 13-18 / Lasell 14-17
- Draw Controls: Wheaton 15 / Lasell 15
- Free Position Shots: Wheaton 3-3 / Lasell 3-4
- Saves: Wheaton 10 / Lasell 1
UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Friday, March 9 at 3 p.m. on Diane C. Nordin '80 field as they host Keene State.