Photo: Wesley College
The Wesley College women’s lacrosse team showed their firepower on offense in their season-opening 15-0 win against the Lancaster Bible College Chargers on Wednesday at Drass Field.
Three Wolverines had hat tricks in the game which they were junior attacker/midfielder Kaila Hindt (3), freshman attacker/midfielder Catherine Bennett (4) and junior midfielder Kassie Dieter (4).
Along with three goals, Hindt had one assist, seven shots, six shots at the goal, two ground balls, two draw controls, three turnovers, and two caused turnovers.
Along with four goals, Bennett had seven shots, five shots at the goal, three ground balls, four draw controls and one caused turnover.
Along with four goals, Dieter had three assists, six shots, five shots at the goal, three ground balls, two draw controls, and three caused turnovers.
Three other Wesley players scored goals which they were sophomore defender Andrea Lopez Herrera (1), sophomore attacker Lindsey Lurz (1) and freshman attacker Margaret Johnson (1).
Eight Wolverines players tallied multiple ground balls in the win which they were Hindt (2), freshman defender Aubrey Simpson (2), sophomore defender Emily Magness (4), Johnson (7), Bennett (3), sophomore defender Maria Rowland (2), sophomore defender Emily Caldarelli (7) and Dieter (3).
Four Wesley picked up multiple draw controls which they were Hindt (2), Johnson (6), Bennett (4) and Dieter (2).
Six Wolverines players caused multiple turnovers in the game which they were Hindt (2), Simpson (5), Johnson (4), Rowland (3), Caldarelli (5) and Dieter (3).
Freshman Goal Keeper Katelyn Porter had two shots, two saves and no goals allowed in 60 minutes.
Wesley Scores All 15 Goals In the First Half
The Wolverines had the scoring fever in the first half as they dumped 15 goals on the Chargers before halftime.
The first scoring drive started with Kaila Hindt missing a shot at Lancaster Bible’s goal which led to Margaret Johnson picking up the ground ball. Then, at the 27:22 minute mark, Andrea Lopez Herrera would score the first goal of the game which would put Wesley up 1-0. Lopez Herrera’s goal was assisted by Lindsey Lurz.
The second goal came at the 26:20 minute mark when Margaret Johnson found the net to extend the Wolverines lead to 2-0. Johnson was assisted on the goal by Kassie Dieter.
Not even a minute later, Wesley won the control of the draw which would lead to Catherine Bennett scoring the third consecutive goal for her team.
At the 24:57 minute mark, the Chargers clear attempt would fail which would lead to Kassie Dieter finding the net to push Wesley’s lead to 4-0. Hindt would assist with Dieter’s goal.
Bennett would attempt a shot at the Chargers goal but their goalie would get a hold of the ball. The next play following that would be Kaila Hindt scoring the fifth consecutive goal for Wesley which had the team leading 5-0 with 22:26 left in the half.
About a minute later, Dieter would find the net for the second time this game which extended the Wolverines lead to 6-0.
Two minutes later, Bennett would score her second goal of the game which gave Wesley a 7-0 lead.
Bennett would pick up a ground ball around the 18:37 mark, which would lead to Lindsey Lurz finding the net for the first time in this game to push the Wolverines lead to 8-0. Dieter assisted with Lurz’s goal.
11 seconds later, Catherine Bennett would score her third goal of the game which pushed Wesley’s lead to 9-0.
At the 16:34 minute mark, Wesley would miss a free position shot but Kaila Hindt would find the goal in a man-up situation which extended her team’s lead in double digits (10-0). Dieter would assist with Hindt’s goal.
Kassie Dieter would score her third goal about a minute later, as Lindsey Lurz would help with the assist. Dieter’s goal would give the Wolverines a 11-0 lead.
After the Chargers had failed a clear attempt, a score by Margaret Johnson would follow which had Wesley up 12-0 with 11:40 left in half. Andrea Lopez Herrera assisted on Johnson’s second goal of the game.
At the 9:53 minute mark, Bennett would find the net for the fourth time this game as she pushed Wesley’s lead to 13-0. Lindsey Lurz would assist with Bennett’s fourth goal of the game.
Six and half minutes later, Kassie Dieter would score her fourth goal of the game to put the Wolverines lead at 14-0. Lindsey Lurz would assist Dieter with her fourth goal of the game.
The last goal of the game came from Kaila Hindt who scored her third goal of the game to push Wesley’s lead to 15-0.
Wesley’s defense would do all the rest in the second half to seal a 15-0 win.
The Wolverines host Penn St.-Abington at 2 PM ET on February 29th.
Saves: WC 2& LB13
Turnovers: WC31& LB 38
Draw Controls: WC14 & LB 3
Shots:WC 33& LB 4
Ground Balls:WC32&LB 15
Clears: WC 18 -18 & LB 8 -16
Free Position Shots: WC 12 -19& LB 10 -32
Fouls: WC 14& LB 13