|Women’s Lax Rally Not Quite Enough|
by Channing Joseph
Oberlin women’s lacrosse team recently endured another defeat during
a home game against the Lady Bishops of Ohio Wesleyan University
this past Wednesday. The contest ended with a score of 11-7, which
dropped the Yeowomen’s record in the North Coast Atlantic Conference
to 0-4 and overall record to 2-7.
team seemed to hold back their talents until the latter part of the
game, only scoring one point during the first half and trailing
behind their opponents by seven points. It was only during the very
end of the second half that the Oberlin team was able to rally
against the Bishops’ strong lead, gaining an impressive but
insufficient six points.
lead-scorers for the Yeowomen were senior Laura Kent-Monning, who
was able to obtain three goals for Oberlin, sophomore Susie
Armitage, junior Brie Quinn, first-year Anna Ialeggio, and sophomore
Maggie Douglas. Notably, first-year goalkeeper Sarah Pilzer also
achieved an impressive 14 saves during the match.
Kent-Monning seemed encouraged when she spoke about the game,
saying, “The last 15 minutes showed what our team is capable of.
Because we scored six goals, and they didn’t score any. What we
learned from the game was the need to be ready to play right from
the start, which we plan to do on Saturday against Earlham. The
talent that the young players have shown has been incredible, and
they continue to demonstrate their ability to fill very important
Tomorrow Oberlin will make a trip to Richmond, Ind., to
compete against Earlham College.
have to drive to Indiana, and it’s five hours each way. We are not
going to come home without a win,” Kent-Monning said.