Bulldogs Victorious on Senior Day

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

ADRIAN, Mich. - Annie Rice and Alex Branum each score a hat trick to earn a 12-6 victory over MIAA opponent Kalamazoo on Senior Day.

THE BASICS

Final Score: Adrian 12, Kalamazoo 6

Location: Adrian, Michigan (Docking Stadium)

Records: Adrian (4-11, 3-5), Kalamazoo (5-10, 4-4)

HOW IT HAPPENED

• The Bulldogs scored the first seven goals of the game and never looked back

• Rice scored her first of three goals just 34 seconds into the first half

Ava Cares followed, scoring the next two goals to give Adrian the 3-0 lead

Annika Nuler scored just 19 seconds later

• Kalamazoo's first goal came with 4:51 left in the first half

• The Bulldogs would take a 8-2 lead into halftime

• The Hornets would cut the lead down to four by scoring the first two goals of the second half

• Adrian would respond with two goals of it's own to regain the six point lead, 10-4

TOP DOGS

• Rice's hat trick was her fourth of the season; Branum recorded her eighth hat trick

• Cares, Mariesa Johnson and Nuler each had two goals

• Branum led the Bulldogs with five ground balls; Rice and Cares each had four

Jenna Carter had a game high five draw controls

• Carter and Nuler had a game high two caused turnovers

THE OPPOSITION

• Amanda Moss scored a hat trick to lead the Hornets scoring attack

• Da Bin Lee had a game high six ground balls

• Anna Dairaghi had all five of Kalamazoo's draw controls

• Nicole Prentice had two caused turnovers