RICHMOND, Ind.-Earlham was two goals short on the road against the Marietta College Pioneers. The game ended 4-2 with Marietta on top.
The Quakers could not match the physicality and offensive efforts of Marietta but they were able to strike first. In the 6th minute a foul by Marietta gave Earlham a free kick that Abby McCullough capitalized on. Marietta had three attempts at the goal and were forestalled by Raven McCree and Hannah Wallhausser when in the 20th minute Kate Dreas landed one in the net with an assist by Chloe Williams.
The Quakers and the Pioneers began the second period tied 1-1, but Marietta soon pulled away. Six minutes into the second period Marietta's Chloe Williams scored an unassisted goal and four minutes later, Kayla Tomlin would score another off of a corner kick making it 3-1 in favor of Marietta. The Quakers tried to rally back with another goal by Abby McCullough assisted by Jordan Blackburne, but with nine minutes left Marietta's Chole Williams scored another goal to put the game just out of reach.
This game marked Abby McCullough's first two goals of the season.
Earlham had seven shots on the goal compared to Marietta's 13. Raven McCree saved 10 shot attempt while both of the Pioneer's goalkeepers saved five.
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