Women's Lacrosse Falls to MIT

Women's Lacrosse Falls to MIT

SCORE: Wheaton 11 - MIT 23

RECORDS: Wheaton (7-8, 4-2 NEWMAC) - MIT (9-5, 5-1 NEWMAC)

LOCATION: Cambridge, Mass. (Jack Barry Field) 

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Wheaton was led by hat-tricks from Maddy LahmMaggie Dymes and Katie Peters, while getting single goal performances from Emma Ford and Molly Covarrubias.  
  • Cecilia McCormick led all players with nine goals for the Engineers, while teammate Emily Young finished with a double hat-trick netting six goals in the win. 
  • All three of the Lyons goalkeepers saw action with senior Molly Witten being credited with the loss after making six saves in nearly 44 minutes of action. 
  • Wheaton took an early 2-0 lead with unassisted goals from Dymes and Lahm, but the Engineers countered two minutes later with six straight goals, giving them the lead, which they would never relinquish. 
  • Trailing 6-2, Peters broke the Lyons scoreless streak with a good free position shot at the 15:42 mark, which was followed by Lahm's second goal of the day. Covarrubias and Ford both added unassisted goals before the end of the first half. 
  • Entering the second half with an 11-6 deficit, Peters started the period with her second goal of the day. Peters ended her scoring at the 24:19 mark, but not before the Engineers added three more goals. Lahm made it a 16-9 game with a good free position shot at the 18:59 mark. Lahm teamed up with Dymes with 16:57 to go, pulling the Lyons within seven goals of the Engineers. Dymes scored Wheaton's final goal of the game with an assist from Kennelly Allerton

THE BASICS:

  • Saves: Wheaton 6 / MIT 5
  • Ground Balls: Wheaton 14 / MIT 13
  • Clears: Wheaton 9-17 / MIT 13-16
  • Draw Controls: Wheaton 13 / MIT 23
  • Free Position Shots: 2-4 / MIT 5-7
  • Shots: Wheaton 21 / MIT 37

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Wednesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. when they host the Beavers of Babson College at Diane C. Nordin Field. VIDEO / LIVE STATS