DOVER, Del. – Wesley College's women's lacrosse team fell to Alvernia, 16-5, on Monday afternoon at Scott D. Miller Stadium. The Wolverines fall to 4-5 on the year while the Crusaders improve to 3-2.
Mckenzie Marvel led Wesley with three points on two goals along with an assist but no other player had multiple points. Kaitlin Brennan, Kaitlyn Ennis and Jessica Giaccone also added goals while Rylee Gould was credited with an assist.
Savannah Clough made six saves on the day and was credited with a team-high three ground balls, as did Giaccone and Rodneisha Scott. Giaccone also had a team-high four draw controls and two caused turnovers.
Alvernia got out to an early 4-0 lead before Ennis put the Wolverines on the board with 22:37 left in the first half. The Crusaders responded with two-straight before Brennan was able to control a draw a take it coast-to-coast for the score with 12:23 remaining.
From there, Alvernia outscored Wesley, 5-1 before Marvel found the back of the net with six ticks remaining, cutting the deficit to 11-4 at the half. The teams traded early goals to start the second period but the Crusaders sealed the win with four unanswered scores the rest of the way.
Candace Knight led AU with five goals while Abby McCarthy and Brooke Campione also tallied five points on the day.
Wesley hosts Salisbury in a CAC matchup on Wednesday, April 1 at 4 pm.