Women’s lacrosse unable to keep pace with DePauw

Serena Pisacano

FINAL SCORE: DePauw 17, Earlham 5
LOCATION: Richmond, Ind. (Darrell Beane Stadium)
RECORDS: Earlham 2-2, DePauw 1-3

THE SHORT STORY: DePauw notched nine straight goals to open the second half to expand its three-goal halftime lead, and a short-handed Earlham squad was unable to keep up with the Tigers' scoring pace in a non-conference loss at Darrell Beane Stadium.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • DePauw opened with a 6-0 lead, with three of the Tigers' goals scored by Emma Kennedy.
  • First year Claudette Roskamp got Earlham on the scoreboard with a free-position goal with 5:06 left in the opening frame. First year Serena Pisacano and junior Emma Lady added goals for the Quakers, cutting the margin to 6-3 at the halftime intermission.
  • DePauw added its seventh goal of the game just 2:47 into the second half and scored four more times over the next 82 seconds, extending its lead to 11-3 at the 25:51 mark of the second half. The Tigers found the back of the Quakers' cage four more times to take a 15-3 advantage.
  • Roskamp finally stopped DePauw's nine-goal run with a free-position goal with 11:39 to play.
  • DePauw tacked on two more scores to go up 17-4, but Earlham's Emma Lady had the final strike of the game when she beat Tiger goalie Kathryn Hopkins on a free-position shot with five seconds left in the game.

QUICK FACTS

  • Claudette Roskamp and Emma Lady each had two goals for the Quakers, with Roskamp also getting credited with an assist. Pisacano finished with one goal.
  • Making her first start of the season, Jordan Blackburne recorded eight saves in the Earlham cage.
  • DePauw outshot Earlham, 29-17, and the Tigers had a 26-20 advantage in ground balls. DePauw also won 16 of the 23 draws.
  • The Tigers' Emma Kennedy finished with six goals and one assist, while Kate Flynn charted three goals and two assists to pace DePauw.

WHAT'S NEXT

Earlham women's lacrosse will open its three-game spring break trip with a game at Hollins University on Monday, March 11, 2019. Game time is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.