(Carlisle, Pa.) – The Dickinson women's lacrosse team had a tough outing against #5-ranked Gettysburg on Wednesday night, falling to the Bullets, 17-3.
The Red Devils came out strong, taking a 3-1 lead in the opening nine minutes of the contest. Sophomore Ali Dawson (Carle Place, N.Y./Carle Place) put the Devils on the board off an assist from classmate Carly O'Brien (Cranbury, N.J./Princeton Day School) at the 28:33 mark.
She answered a goal by Amanda Borucki with an assist to Jennifer Morrissey (Rockville, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel) and another goal to put Dickinson in front, 3-1, with 21:34 to play in the first half.
Gettysburg took control of the contest, keeping the Devils off the scoreboard for the remainder of the contest. Bridget Kenny started the run with back-to-back goals before Kelsey Markiewicz tallied five straight.
Kenny closed out the half with another score to give the Bullets an 8-3 advantage at halftime. Gettysburg tallied nine after the break for the final of 17-3.
The visitors were dominant on the draw as well, claiming 18-of-22 on the day. Kenny led the way with a game high nine to go with six goals and one assist. Markiewicz finished with four goals and three draws on the day while first-year goaltender Lindsay Clinton made five saves to earn the win.
Dawson had a stick in all three Devil goals, scoring twice and handing out an assist. First-year Caroline Clancy (Monkton, Md./Hereford) controlled three draws while Grace Morelli (Manhasset, N.Y./Manhasset) and Amanda Morse (Massapequa, N.Y./Massapequa) each recorded four saves on the day.
Gettysburg improved to 9-1 overall and 3-0 in the Centennial Conference. The Red Devils slip to 6-4 and 2-1 in the CC. Dickinson is home again on Saturday, hosting Haverford College at 3:00 pm.