Women's lacrosse stopped by Calvin, 16-3

Women's lacrosse stopped by Calvin, 16-3

Alma, Mich. - The Alma College women's lacrosse team dropped a 16-3 contest to Calvin College on Tuesday (April 3) at Bahlke Field in the Scots' first home game since February 24.

Alma (4-4 overall, 1-2 MIAA) received two goals from senior Brianna Soriano (San Diego, Calif./Serra) and one from sophomore Olivia Benoit (Grosse Pointe, Mich./Grosse Pointe North), both of which were scored on free-position shots.

Amanda Davio and Kelly Pepper scored four goals each for the Knights (4-5, 2-0 MIAA), while Genevieve Schneemann netted three goals as Calvin outshot the Scots by a 38-17 margin. 

Sophomore Allie Ray (Port Jefferson Station, N.Y./Comsewogue) made 15 saves in the contest.

How It Happened

  • Calvin opened the game with a 3-0 lead in the opening 3:31 before Brianna Soriano found the net on a free-position goal, making the score 3-1 with 25:29 to play.
  • The Knights regained a three goal advantage on a free-position attempt while Madi Webster was serving a yellow card before Olivia Benoit scored on a free-position shot to make the score 4-2 with 21:30 left.
  • Calvin ended the half with four straight goals to take an 8-2 advantage into the break.
  • The Knights opened the second half with four straight markers to go up by 10 goals, taking a 12-2 advantage with just under 24 minutes left.
  • Soriano snapped Calvin's string of 11 unanswered goals, including seven straight in the second half, with a free-position marker with 13:11 to play. 

Notables

  • Brianna Soriano is third in the MIAA in goals (31).
  • Allie Ray is first in the conference in saves (122) and second in save percentage (54.2).
  • Ray's amount of saves are the fifth best in a single season in program history.

Up Next

The Scots will travel to Kalamazoo College on Saturday, April 7, to take part in an Alma-Kalamazoo lacrosse doubleheader. The women's game is set for a 5 p.m. start, while the men's contest is slated to begin at 7 p.m.

Contact: Zach Russo, Assistant Sports Information Director