ORANGE, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Women's Lacrosse team fell to Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) opponent Chapman University 12-10 on Wednesday night at Wilson Field.
Season Impact: With the loss, the Sagehens fall to 9-8 overall and 4-6 in conference play. The Sagehens currently sit in fourth place overall in the SCIAC this season.
The Sagehens were led by Kate Immergluck who had a career night with a career-high five goals in the loss.
Pomona-Pitzer's offense struggled getting on the board in the first half as they only managed to find the back of the net three times in the first 30 minutes. The Panthers opened up the game with the first two goals of the night before the Sagehens responded with a free position goal by Isabel Schmidt followed by a goal by Lilly Thomey to tie the game at 2-2.
Chapman and Pomona-Pitzer exchanged goals midway through the half as Sophie Hubbell notched a goal with 13:20 left before halftime to tie the game at 3-3. The Panthers took over for the rest of the half as they ended with three unanswered goals to take a 6-3 advantage heading into halftime.
The Panthers picked up right where they left off in the second half as they scored two goals in the first two minutes to take their largest lead of the night at 8-3.
Facing their largest deficit of the night, the Sagehens came fighting back with four-straight goals from Sal Marx, two from Immergluck and Schmidt's second goal of the night to trim the gap to just one goal at 8-7 with 22 minutes still to play.
The Panthers held off the Sagehens' attempted comeback and went on to score four of the next five goals to extend the lead back up to four goals at 12-8.
Pomona-Pitzer scored two goals late in the second half to give themselves a chance down 12-10 with 2:51 still to go, but the Panthers were able to hold off the Sagehens at home as Pomona-Pitzer dropped its fourth-straight game.
Up Next: The Sagehens will next return home to take on Redlands for their Senior Night on Sunday, April 22nd at 7:00 p.m.