By: Andrew Korba
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- The Hiram College women's lacrosse team dropped a 20-3 road decision at Wittenberg on Saturday afternoon.
The Terriers see their record drop to 4-11 on the season and 0-6 in the NCAC, while the Tigers improve to 10-3, 4-2.
Wittenberg was able to jump out to a 5-0 lead just eight minutes into the game.
Hiram was able to respond with back-to-back goals.
First, junior Autumn Osgood (Hyde Park, Vt./Lamoille Union) continued her record breaking season with a goal at the 21:41 mark.
Less than 40 seconds later, sophomore Sierah Ray (Tallmadge, Ohio/Stow-Munroe Falls) found the back of the net to bring Hiram within 5-2.
Wittenberg would close out the half with eight consecutive goals to take a 13-2 edge into the break.
The Tigers opened the scoring in the second half, but Osgood scored with 23:30 left to play to close out the Hiram scoring in the contest.
Osgood would also finish with six ground balls and two draw controls.
Wittenberg held a 25-18 edge in ground balls and a 18-7 advantage in draw controls.
The Terriers will look to rebound on Wednesday, April 27, with a 5 p.m. contest at Kenyon.