Four Score to Lift Women's Lacrosse Past Plymouth State 12-8

Four Score to Lift Women's Lacrosse Past Plymouth State 12-8


SCORE: 
Wheaton 12 - Plymouth State 8

RECORDS: Wheaton (4-4, 1-0 NEWMAC) - Plymouth State (3-3)

LOCATION: Norton, Mass. (Diane C. Nordin '80 Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Kyra Schwartzman had a standout performance for the Lyons, finishing the night with four goals and three assists, while also picking up two groundballs. 
  • Maddy Lahm and Maggie Dymes each finished with a three-goal performance for Wheaton, while sophomore Lilly Callahan netted two in the win. 
  • Kennelly Allerton chipped in two assists for Wheaton, while coming up with three groundballs. 
  • Senior Katie Peters ended the game with a team-high three caused turnovers, five draw controls and three groundballs each. 
  • Molly Witten collected the win after making eight saves in 35:47 minutes of work, before being replaced by Jena Casman who closed out the game with two saves (24:13). 
  • Wheaton struck first with an unassisted goal by Dymes (26:51) but quickly had it erased by Megan Tingley of Plymouth State (23:24). With the contest tied at 1-1, Wheaton's offense opened the floodgates, netting back-to-back goals from Schwartzman, which were followed by back-to-back Lahm goals. Kimmie Zuccaro ended the Plymouth State scoreless streak at the four-minute mark. Callahan wrapped up the first-half scoring with a little help from Schwartzman, sending the Lyons into the half leading 6-2. 
  • Plymouth State closed the gap to 6-5 at the start of the second half with three quick goals that stretched over a six-minute span. Wheaton settled down and once again found its offensive rhythm, responding with five consecutive goals, pushing its lead to 11-5. Plymouth State rattled off three goals in the final seven minutes while limiting the Lyons to just one more goal, but it would not be enough to overcome the deficit.  

THE BASICS:

  • Saves: Wheaton 10 / Plymouth St. 4
  • Ground Balls: Wheaton 17 / Plymouth St. 17
  • Clears: Wheaton 11-16 / Plymouth St. 10-14
  • Draw Controls: Wheaton 13 / Plymouth St. 9
  • Free Position Shots: Wheaton 0-3 / Plymouth St. 1-4
  • Shots: Wheaton 27 / Plymouth St. 30

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Saturday, March 31 at 1 p.m. against Roger Williams on Nordin Field. VIDEO / LIVE STATS