Women’s lacrosse team overcome by Albion

Photo by Bobby Lee, Albion College SID
Photo by Bobby Lee, Albion College SID

OLIVET, Mich. – The Olivet College women's lacrosse team was overcome by Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) rival Albion College, 21-2, on a cold, rainy afternoon at the Cutler Athletic Complex in Olivet.

THE BASICS
Final Score:
Albion 21, Olivet 2
Location: Cutler Athletic Complex; Olivet, Mich.
Records: Olivet 0-9 overall, 0-4 MIAA; Albion 8-4 overall, 4-1 MIAA

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Britons raced out to a 3-0 lead before junior Sabrina Butler scored the Comets' first goal at the 26:49 mark of the opening half.
  • Albion tallied nine straight goals to go up 12-1.
  • Butler found the back of the goal to make the score 12-2.
  • The Britons netted the final four goals of the first half and all five goals in the second half to create the final 21-2 score.

FOR THE COMETS

  • Butler led Olivet with two goals, five shots (four on-goal) and six draw controls.
  • Freshman Kea Kunz won three draw controls.
  • In the cage, senior Keri Hettinger had three saves in 60 minutes of action.

FOR THE BRITONS

  • Cait Gaitley finished with 12 points on 10 goals and two assists to go along with 11 shots.
  • Cassandra Reuschlein notched three goals and two assists for five points.
  • Abby Sheklow recorded four points (three goals and one assist).
  • Shannon Kahl added three goals, while Lauren Wiegand also had three points (two goals and one assist).
  • Kate Mullins was the winning goalkeeper, collecting two saves.

UP NEXT

  • Olivet makes the trip down I-69 to Angola, Indiana, to play Trine (Ind.) University Tuesday, April 17, at 6:30 p.m.