Women's Lacrosse Defeated by Ohio Wesleyan

DELAWARE, OHIO  --  The Hiram College women's lacrosse team was defeated by Ohio Wesleyan University, 18-2, in a North Coast Athletic Conference game in Delaware.

Hiram (3-8, 0-4 NCAC) struck first scoring the first goal of the game just 36 seconds into the first half when freshman Hannah Schaefer (Kent/Roosevelt) scored an unassisted goal to give the Terriers an early 1-0 lead.  The lead remained a goal for Hiram until the 20:53 minute mark when Ohio Wesleyan (3-9, 2-3 NCAC) tied the game at 1-1.  The Battling Bishops went on to add eight more goals in the first 30 minutes to lead 9-1 at the intermission.

In the second half, the OWU offense continued to leave its mark netting nine more goals as part of a 18-0 unanswered goal streak making the score 18-1 with just over five minutes to go.  Hiram scored the final goal of the game when freshman Allison Spitz (Hudson) scored her team-leading 11th goal of the season with 3:18 to go.  But the Bishops already had the game in hand and cruised to the 18-2 final.

Schaefer and Spitz were the only two point scorers for Hiram with an unassisted goal each.

In net for the Terriers, freshman Rebecca Greenhouse (Pittsburgh, Pa./Winchester Thurston) played the entire game and recorded six saves.

Hiram is scheduled to host Kenyon College in a NCAC matchup on Thursday, Apr. 18 at Charles A. Henry Field.  The game is slated to begin at 5 p.m.