WLAX AT WILMINGTON

Women's lacrosse off to best start in program history

Women's lacrosse off to best start in program history

The Muskingum women's lacrosse team beat Hiram on a chilly Saturday afternoon, 13-5. The win propelled the Muskies to their best start in program history and secured Muskingum's first-ever three-game winning streak.

The Basics

  • Records: Muskingum (3-1 overall), Hiram (0-1 overall)
  • Location: New Concord, Ohio - McConagha Stadium 

Inside the Muskie Numbers

  • Senior Julie Kelley led the Muskies with a career-best five goal output on just nine shots.
  • Junior Paige Watterman added a career-high four-goal, two-assist performance to aid the Muskie onslaught. 
  • Junior Ashley Adams scored two goals.
  • Junior Katie Megery had one goal and one assist, while sophomore Kaeleigh Norvet had one goal and two assists.
  • Junior Kate Shamel garnered the win in frame after registering six saves in 60 minutes of work.
  • Muskingum scored nine unanswered goals over a 29-minute span to take control of the contest. The surge helped Muskingum erase an early 1-0 deficit and gave the Muskies a 9-1 lead early in the second half.
  • The Muskies scored 13 goals on 36 shots.

Inside the Hiram Numbers

  • Autumn Osgood led the Terriers with three goals on seven shots.
  • Alexis Hirsch added two goals.
  • Hiram ended the outing with 21 shots.
  • Rachel Metcalf played every minute in frame and allowed 13 goals and recorded 10 saves.
  • The contest was the season-opener for Hiram

Up Next

  • Muskingum next plays at Rhodes on Monday, March 6. Game time is slated for 1:00 p.m.