(Carlisle, Pa.) – The Dickinson women's lacrosse team dropped a 14-6 decision to visiting York College on Wednesday afternoon.
The Red Devils struck first as junior Kelly Haglund (Chevy Chase, Md./Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart) found the net 3:34 into the contest.
The #10-ranked Spartans answered with three straight goals to take a 3-1 lead, at the 11:53 mark of the first half. Sophomore Katie Iverson (Marblehead, Mass./Pingree School) converted a free-position shot to break up the run, with 11:12 on the clock.
Allison Kolacy and Erica Mulford tallied for York to pull in front, 5-2, with 3:05 remaining in the half. First-year Maddy Siebold (Mountain Lakes, N.J./Mountain Lakes) put a shot in the back to the net to pull the Devils within two.
Mulford found Jocelyn Hudson for another Spartan tally, stretching the margin to 6-3, at the break. Hudson struck again to open the second half, scoring her third goal of the game, just 2:52 in.
First-year Sophie Waine (Wellesley, Mass./Greenwich) capitalized on another Red Devil free position to cut the deficit to 8-4.
York went on a 5-0 run to stretch the lead to 13-4. The Red Devils sandwiched a pair of goals around a strike from Mulford for the final of 14-6. Waine tallied an assist, finding Jennifer Morrissey (Rockville, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel) in front of the net.
Seibold closed out the scoring with a free position shot at the 2:09 mark.
Hudson scored a game-high five goals while Mulford finished with three goals and one assist. Ashley Smith turned in an outstanding performance in goal, making 11 saves as York improves to 5-2 on the season.
Waine led the Devils with a goal and assist while Siebold added a pair of goals. Morrissey controlled four draw controls and Colleen Zulty (Jarrettsville, Md./John Carroll) caused a pair of turnovers and controlled two ground balls.
Junior goaltender JoJo Auerbach (Chevy Chase, Md./Bullis School) turned in a strong performance as well, matching Smith with 11 saves on the night.
The Red Devils slip to 5-2 on the season. They are home again on Saturday, opening Centennial Conference play against Bryn Mawr College at 1:00 pm.