Wesley Falls Short against No. 19 St. Mary's

Wesley Falls Short against No. 19 St. Mary's

DOVER, Del. - The Wesley College Women's Lacrosse played a solid all-around game but were outdone by the No. 19 St. Mary's College Seahawks 19-6 on Saturday afternoon in a Capital Athletic Conference contest.

Fallon Fore and Bailey Olds each scored a pair of goals for the Wolverines while Foley Wassmuth dished out a pair of assists. Allison Perugini and Summer Stone each threw out an assist while Brianna Bacon and Alexis Galloway each tallied a goal. 

Galloway led the defense with a season-high five caused turnovers and scooped a team-high three ground balls. Rodneisha Scott, Khadijah Sanders, and Savannah Clough each had three ground balls as well. Foley Wassmuth secured a team-best four draw controls while Bacon snagged three. Clough made 17 saves for the Wolverines between the pipes 

Wesley spotted the Seahawks five goals in the first eight minutes, but outscored the No. 19 team in the nation over the next 12 minutes. Bacon netted the Wolverines' first goal of the day before Wassmuth found a cutting Galloway for a goal. Fallon Fore then netted a pair of goals as the Wolverines cut into the Seahawks' lead, making it 8-4.

St. Mary's then swung the momentum back in their favor, scoring four goals in a 2:09 stretch to establish a bigger lead. Bailey Olds netted her first goal of the day with 20 seconds remaining in the first half, but St. Mary's scored again in the final seconds to make it 13-5 at halftime. 

In the second half, Wesley was outscored by the Seahawks 6-1 as the visitors controlled the pace of play. The Wolverines lone second half tally came on a transition play where Summer Stone cleared the ball from the back. The defender made a cross-field pass to Olds who slipped the ball past the Seahawks' goalie for the score. As time expired the Wolverines fell to the No. 19 Seahawks 19-6.

Wesley moves to 2-9 on the season and will continue their CAC schedule when they play host to Marymount on Wednesday night.