Women's Lacrosse Honors Seniors with Record-Setting Performance

Women's Lacrosse Honors Seniors with Record-Setting Performance

April 2 – HIRAM, Ohio. – Records fell as the Hiram College women's lacrosse team celebrated senior night with a 25-1 victory over Waynesburg University, Monday night.

With the win, the Terriers now 6-4 set a new program standard for wins in a season and set a new single-game record for goals in a game (25).

Hiram came out the gate scoring, with senior Sierah Ray recording a goal off a free position shot, before assisting on a goal by fellow senior Kayla Cornett in the first minute of play.

Hiram used a dominant first half to pull away from the Yellow Jackets early, outscoring Waynesburg 18-0 through the first 30 minutes.

The Terriers didn't let up after the half, outscoring Waynesburg 7-1 in the remaining frame.

Sophomore Alexis Hirsch closed out the scoring for the first and opened up the second with an unassisted goal with 29:17 remaining.

Minutes later freshman Katy Breland tallied her first career goal off a free position shot.

Goalie Rachel Metcalf stepped out from between the post and recorded some time on offense, scoring back-to-back goals to extend the Terrier lead to 22-0.

Freshman Gianna Palmieri and senior Alyse Gillentine both shot one to the back of the net before the Yellow Jackets got on the board with only 3:01 remaining in the game 24-1.

Freshman Stephanie Cipa closed out the scoring, sinking the last Terrier goal of the night inside the 20-second mark to solidify the 25-1 Hiram victory.

The senior class set the tone for the night scoring thirteen of the 25 goals.

The well-balanced scoring attack led to twelve different Terriers securing a goal. Ray and Hirsch led the group with four goals apiece. Senior pair Cornett and Gillentine both tallied three goals. While, junior Katelyn Slomovitz, Kelsey Morgan, and Metcalf each tacked on two.

Hiram outshot the Yellow Jackets 49-4 and dominated in draw controls holding an 18-8 advantage.

Hiram will take on Wittenberg in a conference matchup on Saturday, April 7 at 1 p.m.