Posted: Mar 23, 2019
Mar.23- HIRAM, Ohio- The Hiram College women's lacrosse team fell 19-6 in their non-conference matchup against Westminster, Saturday afternoon.
The Titans were the first to get on the board pushing the game to an early 1-0 lead.
Hiram responded seconds later of a goal from Gianna Palmieri to knot the score at 1-1.
Over a ten-minute period, Westminster went on a 6-0 run to stretch their advantage to 7-1. The Titan's Emily D'Amico lead the scoring attack with three goals.
Alexis Hirsch and Katelyn Slomovitz posted back-to-back Terrier goals to cut the Westminster edge to 7-3.
Westminster closed out the first half with a 4-1 run with all four goals from Bria Braddock. Hirsch scored an unassisted goal for the Terriers to cement the score at 11-4 at the break.
In the last 30 minutes, the Titans would hold an 8-2 scoring advantage to secure the 19-6 win. Hiram would add two more goals in the last half from Palmieri and Slomovitz.
Offensively, a trio of players finished with a multi-goal game including Slomovitz, Hirsch, and Palmieri with two apiece.
Tia Smith paced the defense with four groundballs and three caused turnovers.
Hiram will hit the field again on Tuesday, March 26 when they host Chatham (Pa.). The game is scheduled for a 7:00 p.m. start.