By: Andrew Korba
HIRAM, Ohio -- Three players scored two goals, but the Hiram College women's lacrosse team fell to Oberlin 17-6 on Tuesday.
The Terriers drop to 4-9 on the season and 0-4 in NCAC play, while the Yeowomen improve 9-5, 4-2.
Oberlin was able to take command early, racing out to an 11-0 lead, before Slomovitz scored the final goal of the first half at the 3:45 mark.
The Yeowomen opened the second half with three consecutive scored to take a 14-1 lead.
Hiram responded with two goals from Osgood, just 45 second apart, to trim the deficit to 14-3.
Following another Yeowomen goal, the Terriers would reel off three straight goals, with two coming from Gillentine and one from Slomovitz, to pull within 15-6.
Oberlin would close out the game with the final two goals to cap off the victory.
The Yeowomen held a 27-18 edge in shots and also had a 14-11 advantage in draw controls.
Hiram will be back at it on Thursday, as they begin a three-game NCAC road swing with a 7 p.m. contest at Allegheny (Pa.).