The Wesley College women’s lacrosse team dominated in their season opener as the team defeated Hollins University 13-1 at Berkley Field on Monday.
Two Wolverines had hat tricks in the game and they were senior attacker Fallon Fore (4) and senior midfielder Paige Brehm (4).
Along with four goals, Fore had five points, one assist, six shots,five shots on goal,three ground ball, three draw controls, one turnover and two caused turnovers.
Along with four goals, Brehm had five points, one assist, six shots, four shots on goal, seven ground balls,two draw controls,one turnover and two caused turnovers.
Three other Wesley players scored goals and they were senior defender Taylor Speicher (2), junior defender Kassie Dieter (1) and senior midfielder/defender Brianna Bacon (2).
Six Wesley players tallied multiple ground balls in the win and they were Fore (3), Brehm (7), Speicher (3) freshman defender Emily Magness (2), sophomore defender Emily Caldarelli (6) and Dieter (10).
Freshman goal keeper Maria Rowland made look it easy out there as she allowed one goal, two shots, had one save and earned the win in 60 minutes of play.
Wesley Scores 10 Goals In The First Period
It was all Wesley in the first period as the team kept Hollins off the board and drove up the goals for themselves.
The game started with Hollins turning the ball over and then the Wolverines Paige Brehm would be assisted by Kassie Dieter to give their team a 1-0 lead.
About two minutes later, Wesley was at again when Fallon Fore scored a goal with a free position shot to increase her team’s lead to 2-0.
At the 23:03 minute mark, Fore would score her second goal of the game as she was assisted by Brianna Bacon to increase their team’s lead to 3-0.
The scoring drive for the fourth goal started with Wesley picking a ground ball from Hollins turnover and then a foul on Hollins. It would be followed up with Paige Brehm scoring her second goal of the game which was assisted by Emily Caldarelli to increase Wesley’s lead to 4-0.
Not even a minute passed as Brehm would score her third goal of the game which was assisted by Fore to give Wesley a 5-0 lead.
Wesley’s sixth goal would start out with Taylor Speicher picking up the ground ball from Hollins turnover and then Speicher would score a goal to increase her team’s lead to 6-0.
At the 7:26 minute mark, the Wolverines Brianna Bacon would hit a free position shot to increase her team’s lead to 7-0.
The eighth goal scoring drive started with a Hollins turnover then Bacon would hit her second goal of the game to give Wesley a 8-0 lead.
Wesley’s ninth goal scoring drive started with Brehm winning control of the ball after the draw and then Speicher would hit her second goal of the game as she was assisted by Dieter to give their team a 9-0 lead.
The last goal of the period would be from Fallon Fore who scored her third goal of the game as she was assisted by Brehm to give Wesley a 10-0 lead at the half.
Wesley Adds Three More Goals As They Seal Dominating Win
The Wolverines continued their dominance in the second period as at the 17:37 minute mark, Kassie Dieter hit a free position shot to increase her team’s lead to 11-0.
About four minutes later, Wesley’s Paige Brehm would score her fourth goal of the game as Brianna Bacon assisted to give their team a 12-0 lead.
Wesley would score their last goal at the 8:30 minute mark, where Fallon Fore would score her fourth goal of the game which was assisted by Emily Caldarelli to increase their team’s lead 13-0.
Hollins would finally score a goal with 41 seconds left in the game, as Allie Helmbrecht scored the lone goal for her team.
The game would end with Wesley taking home a dominating 13-1 win over Hollins.
Wesley stays on the road to take on Sweet Briar on March 6th at 1:00pm ET.
Saves: WC 1& HU 2
Turnovers: WC11& HU 23
Draw Controls: WC5 & HU 8
Shots:WC 23& HU 5
Ground Balls:WC 34&HU 18
Clears: WC 13 -13 & HU 7 -18
Free Position Shots: WC 3 -5& HU 0-0
Fouls: WC 13& HU 9