LAX: Sagehens Fall To Williams, 15-11

LAX: Sagehens Fall To Williams, 15-11

CLAREMONT, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Women's Lacrosse team fell to non-conference opponent Williams College 15-11 on Tuesday night at the South Athletics Complex.

Season Impact: With the loss, the Sagehens fall to 8-2 overall.

The Sagehens were led by first-year Maggie Sweeney who netted four goals in the loss. Junior Annie Price got the start in goal and suffered just her second loss with 10 saves.

 The Sagehens and Ephs began the game trading goals as Sweeny netted her first goal of the night to tie the game at 1-1. Williams went on to score three-straight goals before the Sagehens responded with back-to-back goals from senior Lilly Thomey and Sweeny to cut the lead down to one goal at 4-3.

Williams came back with two-straight goals to extend the lead to 6-3 before the Sagehens ended the half with three of the final five goals of the half from Thomey, sophomore Lily Herrmann and Sweeney as Pomona-Pitzer went into the half with an 8-6 deficit.

Williams did its damage early in the second half as they came out of halftime and netted five-straight goals to take a 13-6 lead with 17:38 remaining. Pomona-Pitzer came back with three goals in a row from first-year Zoe Puccia, sophomore Kate Immergluck and first-year Eleanor Mackey to cut the lead down to 13-9. 

Williams extended its lead back up to six goals after they netted back-to-back goals with 7:31 remaining, but Pomona-Pitzer came back with two goals from sophomore Sarah Woo and Sweeney to cut the lead own to 15-11 with 3:44 remaining.  The Sagehens tried to force a late comeback but Williams was able to hold on late for the win.

Up Next: The Sagehens will next host Oberlin on Thursday, March 28th at 7:00 p.m.