Women’s Lacrosse Battles in Loss to Hamline

Jennifer Young led Tech in ground balls and caused turovers (photo credit: Judith Rackow).
Jennifer Young led Tech in ground balls and caused turovers (photo credit: Judith Rackow).

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Illinois Tech women's lacrosse team played a tough Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference foe on Saturday, traveling to Minnesota to play Hamline University. The shorthanded Scarlet Hawks fell 12-7, moving to 3-5 overall and 2-2 in conference. Hamline improved to 5-0 in conference play.

How it Happened

  • Hamline score two of the first three goals, with Shanie Scoles scoring for Tech five minutes in.
  • The Scarlet Hawks responded with three straight goals to go up 4-2. Madison Meredith and Alyssa DeLuca scored on man-up free position shots before Scoles tallied on a Jennifer Young assist.
  • Hamline rallied, scoring four times before halftime and then three more to start the second half to go up 9-4.
  • After DeLuca scored on a Meredith assist, the Pipers scored twice more. Scoles and Rubin added goals for the Scarlet Hawks to finish the match out, with another Hamline goal netted in between.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

  • Scoles tallied a hat trick.
  • DeLuca had two goals, three ground balls, and a team-high five draw controls.
  • Meredith had one goal and two assists.
  • Rubin scored and had three ground balls.
  • Young had an assist and team-highs in ground balls (six) and caused turnovers (two).

Stats to Know

  • Hamline won the ground balls battle 42-25.
  • Hamline was 14-of-15 on clears while Tech was 14-of-25.

Up Next

  • Tech will oppose Augsburg tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. in Minneapolis.