Women’s Lacrosse falls in hard-fought battle at Frostburg St.

Women’s Lacrosse falls in hard-fought battle at Frostburg St.

FROSTBURG, Md. – The Wesley College women's lacrosse team dropped a close 14-11 Capital Athletic Conference game to the Frostburg St. Bobcats on the road on Sunday.

Both teams traded opening markers in the first 10 minutes of the game. Tiaziah Wright found Fallon Fore in the eighth minute to score Wesley's first goal.

Frostburg went on a 5-0 scoring run to take a 6-1 lead in the middle part of the first half. Bailey Grey netted a goal from Brianna Bacon to break up the Frostburg run with six minutes to go in the half.

After Frostburg got a man-up goal in the 25th minute, Wesley ended the half with two goals a minute apart to cut into the Frostburg lead and make it a 7-4 game heading into halftime.

Frostburg's Morgan Cavey scored the first goal of the second half but Wesley responded with three straight goals to make it one-goal game five minutes into the second half. Frostburg countered the Wesley three-goal run with one of their own to take an 11-7 lead in the 40th minute.

Back-to-back free-position goals by Brianna Bacon and Fore once again made it an 11-9 game with 18 minutes to go in the game.

Shortly after the Fore free-position goal, Frostburg once again made it a three-goal game. Wesley got it back to a two-goal game with 14 minutes left in the game when Francesca Benitez converted a free-position to capitalize on a Frostburg yellow card.

Stephanie King score twice with a Brianna Bacon free-position in between to keep Wesley at bay and take the conference win.

Fallon Fore netted five goals and corralled seven draws. Brianna Bacon collected a hat trick and an assists. Bailey Grey registered two goals and three draw controls for the Wolverines.

Alexis Galloway and Francesca Benitez each caused two turnovers on defense while Benitez added a goal. Paige Brehm, Rodneisha Scott and Taylor Speicher each scooped up three ground balls.

The Wolverines will be back in action on Wednesday when they take on the Marymount Saints in conference action. The road game in Arlington, Va. Is set for 7 p.m.