CLAREMONT, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Women's Lacrosse team came away with a 22-13 victory over non-conference opponent Marymount on Wednesday night at the South Athletics Complex.
Season Impact: with the win, the Sagehens improve to 5-1 overall.
The Sagehens were led by sophomore Kate Immergluck who led the way with her first hat-trick of the season with four goals. First-year Maggie Sweeney also registered a hat-trick on the night, her second of the season, with three goals in the win.
Junior Annie Price got the start in the cage and earned her fourth win this season with four saves in the first half before being relieved of her duties for first-year Emily Vomvas who tallied six saves in the second half.
It was a magnificent start for the Sagehens against the Saints in the first half. Pomona-Pitzer got its offense going right from the start and opened up the game with nine-straight goals lasting until the 20-minute mark of the first half.
After falling behind, Marymount began to get its offense going and responded with four-straight goals in the next seven minutes to cut the lead down to 9-5. The Sagehens responded with back-to-back goals as first-year Riley Knowles netted her first goal and Immegluck scored on a free position shot to take an 11-4 lead. The Saints and Sagehens ended the half alternating goals as Pomona-Pitzer went into halftime with a 13-7 lead.
The Sagehens continued their good offensive play early on in the second half as they came out of halftime and notched three-straight goals from Sweeney, junior Sonia Olson and Immergluck to take a 16-7 lead, but Marymount erased that three with three goals of its own to bring the lead down to 16-10.
The Saints stayed with the Sagehens in the second half, but Pomona-Pitzer's first half run was too much to fight back from as they held on for the win.
Up Next: The Sagehens will next host non-conference opponent Roger Williams on Friday, March 15th at 7:00 p.m.