CLAREMONT, Calif. - The women's lacrosse team hit the road for the first of three games in the "Golden State" of California and in game one came away with one of the biggest wins in the four-plus year history of the program with a 16-14 victory over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. It is the first win over a nationally-ranked team for the Bulldogs who made the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 2011.
It was the second meeting between the two schools with C-M-S claiming a 19-11 win back during the 2010 season. C-M-S entered this game ranked 19th in the IWLCA Division III poll. Adrian led 11-8 at halftime and then calmed down offensively with just five goals in the second half.
Olivia Duncan led the Bulldogs with six goals. She scored three goals in each half and set a new career-high in goals for a game. Lindsey Day recorded four goals including three straight in the middle of the first half in a span of 4:25. Stacey Birlson tallied a pair of goals as did Amanda Lambert. Rachel Johnston and Meghan Reynolds also had one goal for Adrian.
Madi Shove led all players with eight goals for C-M-S. The Athenas outshot the Bulldogs, 33-23, for the contest. Jul Tehovnik made 11 saves in net for Adrian earning the win.