Women’s lacrosse team tripped up by Cornell, 17-3

Women’s lacrosse team tripped up by Cornell, 17-3

OLIVET, Mich. – The Olivet College women's lacrosse team suffered a 17-3 loss to Cornell (Iowa) College this afternoon at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet.

THE BASICS
Final Score: 
Cornell 17, Olivet 3
Location: Cutler Athletic Complex; Olivet, Mich.
Records: 
Cornell 2-1 overall, Olivet 0-3 overall

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Rams raced out to a 5-0 lead.
  • The Comets tallied their first goal with 18:14 left in the first half after junior Sabrina Butler scored on a free-position attempt from the left wing.
  • After Cornell scored four more goals to go ahead 9-1, Olivet got one back when junior Kara Dishaw found the back of the cage.
  • The Rams scored two more goals to make the score 11-2 at halftime.
  • Cornell netted six straight goals to open the second half.
  • Seniors Krystin Verran and Stephanie Robinson worked together to score the game's final goal. Robinson scored the goal, and Verran provided the assist.

FOR THE COMETS

  • Olivet finished the game with 12 shots, including five for Butler.
  • Butler and senior Katie Ordiway each won eight seven controls.
  • Ordiway caused a team-high three turnovers and notched three ground balls.
  • Senior Keri Hettinger saw action in goal during the first half and made 11 saves.
  • Freshman Grace Forbush played the second half in the cage and had six saves.

FOR THE RAMS

  • Lexi Dettbarn led all players with six goals, 11 shots and seven shots-on-goal.
  • Three players each had two goals.
  • Kayla Boyd played all 60 minutes in goal and collected five saves.

UP NEXT           

  • Olivet is now idle until Friday, Feb. 23, when it plays a 3:30 p.m. game at Hanover (Ind.) College.