LAX: Head Coach Sarah Queener Earns 100th Career Win With 12-8 Victory Over Occidental

LAX: Head Coach Sarah Queener Earns 100th Career Win With 12-8 Victory Over Occidental

CLAREMONT, Calif. --  The Pomona-Pitzer women's lacrosse team defeated Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opponent Occidental 12-8 on Wednesday night at the South Athletics Complex.

The Sagehens had four players walk away with a hat-trick against the Tigers as senior Sarah Markowitz, junior Rebecca Long, freshman Lilly Thomey and senior Aubrey Douglass each tallied three goals.

The win against the Tigers also marked Head Coach Sarah Queener's 100th career collegiate victory. Queener currently holds a 100- 36 overall record as a collegiate coach and is 60-29 at Pomona-Pitzer.

The Sagehens started out to a slow start as the Tigers scored the first three goals of the game to take an early 3-0 lead.

Pomona-Pitzer got on the board with 19:09 left in the first half as Thomey found the back of the net off of a pass from Douglass to cut the Tigers' lead down to 3-1.

Long found the back of the net for her first goal of the game just a minute later off of a pass from Makrowitz to get the lead down to 3-2.

Occidental responded with two-straight goals to extend their lead to 5-2 but Pomona-Pitzer ended the half with four unanswered goals from Douglass, Thomey and two from Markowitz as the Sagehens took a 6-5 lead going into halftime.

Pomona-Pitzer struck first in the second half as Douglass scored her second goal of the game off of a pass from senior Ally McLaughlin to give the Sagehens a 7-5 lead.

Occidental responded with a goal of their own off of a free position shot from Mackenzie wright but Long followed that up with her second and third goals of the game to take a 9-6 with 16:51 remaining.

The Tigers cut it to a two-goal game after a goal by Sierra Slack with 16:29 to go but the Sagehens closed out the game with goals from Markowitz, Thomey, and Douglass as Pomona-Pitzer moves to 6-1 in SCIAC play this season.

The Sagehens next take the field as they host their final regular season game of the year against Redlands on Saturday, April 16th at 11:00 a.m.