Women's Lacrosse Falls Short Against Bridgewater St., 10-9

Women's Lacrosse Falls Short Against Bridgewater St., 10-9

SCORE: Wheaton 9 - Bridgewater State 10

RECORDS: Wheaton (2-4, 0-0 NEWMAC) - Bridgewater St. (4-1)

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

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Wheaton was led by Lilly Callahan who scored a season-high four goals while Kyra Schwartzman tallied three goals.
  • Molly Covarrubias dished out four assists while Amy Livermore led the Lyons defense with 4 caused turnovers.  
  • Meg Sharick and Danielle Trudeau each contributed one goal in the Lyons loss. 
  • Bridgewater St. was led by Elizabeth Ettridge who scored four goals and an assist, while Victoria McDonough notched two goals and three assists in the Bears win. 
  • Bridgewater St. was able to find four different goal scorers in the first half alone to help them take the lead 4-2 before the two sides headed into intermission. 
  • The Bears continued to find the back of the net early in the second half to further their lead by four with 24:11 left in the game. Schwartzman helped cut the Lyons deficit by two (6-4) at the 16-minute mark, but the Bears managed to go on a 4-0 run just moments later.  
  • Trailing 10-4, Wheaton found their momentum in the remaining minutes of the game, scoring five times over the course of 4:28 to set them just one goal apart (10-9). With two minutes left in regulation, the Lyons were able to win the draw control and press down the field for one remaining push. Covarrubias fired off a shot with 53 seconds left, but the Bears goalie, Hayley Barner, was able to parry the shot, eventually running out the clock and ending the game 10-9.
  • Jena Casman recorded 10 saves in the Lyons loss. 

THE BASICS:

  • Saves: Wheaton 10 / Bridgewater St. 12
  • Ground Balls: Wheaton 15 / Bridgewater St. 18
  • Clears: Wheaton 17-26 / Bridgewater St. 15-18
  • Draw Controls: Wheaton 8 / Bridgewater St. 13
  • Free Position Shots: Wheaton 2-7 / Bridgewater St. 2-4
  • Shots: Wheaton 30/ Bridgewater St. 24

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns home on Saturday, March 23, where they will take on Mount Holyoke at 1:00 p.m.