Bulldogs Lose a Close Game to Scots

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

ADRIAN, Mich. - The Adrian College women's lacrosse team lost a close game to MIAA opponent Alma 10-8 on Thursday night (April 28).

THE BASICS

Final Score: Adrian 8, Alma 10

Location: Adrian, Mich. (Docking Stadium)

Records: Adrian (3-11, 205), Alma (5-8, 2-5)

HOW IT HAPPENED

• Alma jumped out to a quick 2-0 in the first five minutes of the game on free position shots

• Adrian's Mariesa Johnson cut the Scots lead to one goal scoring with 14:41 remaining in the first half

• Following another Alma goal, Alex Branum scores two straight goals, the second one coming at 3:59 remaining in the half, to tie the score at three goals a piece to go into halftime

• Both teams traded scores before the Scots scored two straight goals in between an Adrian score which proved to be the difference in the game

TOP DOGS

• Alex Branum scored her 7th hat trick of the season

• Johnson and Jenna Carter led the Bulldogs with five ground balls

Annika Nuler had a team high three draw controls

• Nuler and Johnson also recorded a team high two caused turnovers

THE OPPOSITION

• Carly D'Alessandro had a game high four goals in the game

• Kaitlyn Urick had a game high six ground balls

• Emily Reverman tallied five draw controls

• Five Scots players had one caused turnover each

UP NEXT

• The Bulldogs host Kalamazoo on Saturday, April 30 in the final game of the regular season

• The game is senior day for the Scots