Peters Adds Four Goals in 8-7 Defeat of Smith

Peters Adds Four Goals in 8-7 Defeat of Smith

SCORE: Wheaton 8 - Smith 7

RECORDS: Wheaton 7-7 (4-1 NEWMAC) - Smith (7-5, 2-4 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Northampton, Mass. (Smith Turf Field)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Wheaton was led by a four goal performance from Katie Peters, which now pushes the senior midfielders career goals to 107. Peters also finished with one groundball, two draw controls and a caused turnover. 
  • The Lyons also earned goals from Maggie DymesLilly CallahanMolly Covarrubias, and Kyra Schwartzman
  • The Pioneers were led by two goal performances from Emily BiggsCaroline Myran, and Julia Hamilton
  • Smith took an early 1-0 lead on Myran's first goal of the game with an assist from Hamilton. 
  • Wheaton responded with back-to-back goals a minute a part, staring with a put away by Dymes, which was followed by Schwartzman's 23rd goal of the season. 
  • The Pioneers pulled within a goal a few minutes later, just to have it erased by Peters first goal of the game. 
  • Myran netted Smith's final goal of the half, which was countered by two more Peters' goals, closing out the first period with a 5-3 Lyon advantage. 
  • Callahan and Covarrubias pushed the Lyon lead to 7-3 to start the second half. Smith pulled within two goals over the next nine minutes with goals from Chloe Harris and Biggs. 
  • Peters added her final goal of the game with 8:53 left in the contest with an assist from Kennelly Allerton
  • The Pioneers tried to find a way to come from behind for the victory, netting two more goals in the final four minutes, but would not be able to come up with the equalizer or game-winner. 

THE BASICS:

  • Saves: Wheaton 20 / Smith 9
  • Ground Balls: Wheaton 10 / Smith 22
  • Clears: Wheaton 14-18 / Smith 13-14
  • Draw Controls: Wheaton 7 / Smith 10
  • Free Position Shots: 0-0 / Smith 0-0
  • Shots: Wheaton 18 / Smith 36

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to the road on Saturday, April 21 at 11:00 a.m. where they will face off against the Engineers of MIT.