Women’s Lacrosse ends season to No. 4 Cortland State, 21-3

Women’s Lacrosse ends season to No. 4 Cortland State, 21-3

CORTLAND, N.Y. – The women's lacrosse team had a great season and won its first NCAA tournament game in the school's history last Thursday against Kenyon College, 18-16.

With the win however, they drew a tough opponent in No.4 Cortland State for the second round of the NCAA tournament.

The Red Dragons showed why they are ranked so highly. They jumped out to a 13-2 first half lead before adding another eight in the second half for a 21-3 final.

Cortland had the edge in shots (36-11), groundballs (26-10), and draw controls (14-12).

Goalkeeper Maddie McDonald made three saves in each half and led the team in groundballs with four.

Heather Newblom got Adrian on the board to make it an 8-1 game about 12 minutes into the contest. Olivia Duncan earned an assist on Newblom's 35th goal of the season.

The Bulldogs would add a late first-half goal with just 27 seconds to make it a 13-2 game when Hannah Early converted a Stacey Birlson pass for her 60th goal of the year.

Adrian would tally its final goal of the season in the final minute of the game. Duncan would net her team-leading 86th of the season with just 22 ticks left.