Lax Rally Not Quite Enough
by Channing Joseph
Oberlin womens lacrosse team recently endured another defeat
during a home game against the Lady Bishops of Ohio Wesleyan University
this past Wednesday. The contest ended with a score of 11-7, which
dropped the Yeowomens record in the North Coast Atlantic Conference
to 0-4 and overall record to 2-7.
team seemed to hold back their talents until the latter part of
the game, only scoring one point during the first half and trailing
behind their opponents by seven points. It was only during the very
end of the second half that the Oberlin team was able to rally against
the Bishops strong lead, gaining an impressive but insufficient
lead-scorers for the Yeowomen were senior Laura Kent-Monning, who
was able to obtain three goals for Oberlin, sophomore Susie Armitage,
junior Brie Quinn, first-year Anna Ialeggio, and sophomore Maggie
Douglas. Notably, first-year goalkeeper Sarah Pilzer also achieved
an impressive 14 saves during the match.
seemed encouraged when she spoke about the game, saying, The
last 15 minutes showed what our team is capable of. Because we scored
six goals, and they didnt score any. What we learned from
the game was the need to be ready to play right from the start,
which we plan to do on Saturday against Earlham. The talent that
the young players have shown has been incredible, and they continue
to demonstrate their ability to fill very important roles.
Oberlin will make a trip to Richmond, Ind., to compete against Earlham
have to drive to Indiana, and its five hours each way. We
are not going to come home without a win, Kent-Monning said.