Nuler Leads Bulldogs With Five Goals in a 17-5 Victory Over Trine

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

ADRIAN, Mich. - The Adrian College women's lacrosse team earned its first MIAA win as well as the first home win in a 17-5 victory over Trine on Saturday (April 16). 

THE BASICS

Final Score: Adrian 17, Trine 5

Location: Adrian, Michigan (Docking Stadium)

Records: Adrian (2-8, 1-4), Trine (0-8, 0-4)

HOW IT HAPPENED

• Adrian dominated early by jumping out to a 3-0 lead within first five minutes of the game

• Trine would answer by scoring a goal before the Bulldogs would net three more goals

• The Bulldogs would respond to another Thunder goal with a four goal run to take a 10-3 lead into halftime

• Adrian would score 7-of the final-8 goals of the game to finish off Trine

TOP ADRIAN PERFORMERS

Annika Nuler scored a game high five goals during the game

Mariesa Johnson scored the first two goals of the game for the Bulldogs before finishing with four goals on the day

Annie Rice and Alex Branum each scored a hat trick

• Johnson and Nuler scooped up six ground balls, the game high for that category

• Hanna Vandenboom also contributed with five ground balls; Rice and Ava Cares each had four ground balls

Jenna Carter, Cares and Nuler had the game high four draw controls

• Nuler also led both teams with four caused turnovers

THE OPPOSITION

• Rebecca Plantz led Trine with two goals

• Anne Mammel scored one goal and had the Thunder's only assist for the game

• Caity Ross had a game high six ground balls and a team high three caused turnovers

UP NEXT

• Adrian travels to Olivet on Wednesday, April 20 for a MIAA game starting at 6:00 p.m.