Freshman midfielder Sloane Baumgartner (Naperville, Ill./St. Francis) and sophomore midfielder Kelsey Bowling (Sunbury/Big Walnut) scored twice apiece as the Ohio Wesleyan women’s lacrosse team opened the game with a 5-0 run, and Baumgartner added 2 goals and 3 assists during a 6-0 run to close the first half as the Bishops defeated Heidelberg 18-1 in non-conference play on Wednesday in Tiffin.
Bowling put the Bishops on the scoreboard just 28 seconds into the game, and Baumgartner followed with a goal to make it 2-0 before the duo scored goals less than 30 seconds apart. Baumgartner than set up junior midfielder Cory Kinder (Dublin/Scioto) on a goal less than a minute after that.
The Student Princes ended the Ohio Wesleyan run with a Dana Dudley goal midway through the first half, but senior midfielder Haley Savoie (Poway, Calif./Del Norte) answered for Ohio Wesleyan, scoring goals just 25 seconds apart.
Baumgartner had a hand in the rest of Ohio Wesleyan’s first-half goals, scoring twice and assisting Kinder and freshman attacker Abby Bowman (Pickerington/North) for goals that gave the Bishops an 11-1 lead at the intermission.
Freshman attacker Mickey Rice (Louisville, Ky./Kentucky Country Day School) and freshman midfielder Hope Poolos (Sylvania/Notre Dame Academy) had 2 goals apiece during the second half.
Baumgartner led the Bishops with 4 goals and 5 assists. Savoie and Bowling finished with 3 goals apiece. Sophomore Kelly Coffyn (Bainbridge Island, Wash./Bainbridge) stopped 3 shots in the Ohio Wesleyan crease.
Megan Mills had 18 saves for Heidelberg.
Sophomore attacker Max Tennant (Englewood, Colo./Cherry Creek) scored twice during a 4-0 second-quarter run that put Ohio Wesleyan ahead to stay, and the Bishops held off a Frostburg State comeback to take a 12-10 non-conference win on Wednesday in Wheeling, W.Va.
The Bobcats led, 2-0, after the first quarter on a pair of Keegan Colegrove goals, the latter with just 5 seconds remaining in the period.
Ohio Wesleyan turned the tables during the second quarter, with junior midfielder Trent Schulte (Coronado, Calif.) picking up the ball after the opening face-off and scoring just 14 seconds into the quarter to put the Bishops on the scoreboard. Tennant followed with a goal just under 2 minutes later, and junior midfielder Luke Leyden (Northfield, Mass./Northfield Mt. Hermon) added a score to give the Bishops the lead at the 10:59 mark before Tennant’s goal midway through the quarter made it 4-2.
Frostburg State ended the Bishop run with a score by Jimmy Wagner, but senior midfielder Derek Todd (Edina, Minn.) answered with a goal during the final minute of the first half, and Tennant opened the second-half scoring with a goal to give the Bishops a 6-3 lead.
The Bishops ended the quarter with goals from Todd, Tennant, and sophomore attacker Conor Caffrey (Scituate, Mass./Brewster (N.H.) Academy) in a span of 29 seconds to stretch the margin to 10-5.
Frostburg State rallied in the fourth quarter, with Adam Gross scoring to make it 10-7, then feeding Colegrove for a goal 15 seconds later. The Gross-to-Colegrove connection clicked again for a man-up goal with 11:21 left in regulation time, and Gross added another score to bring the Bobcats within 10-9 with 10:09 to play.
Ohio Wesleyan’s defense protected the lead, however, and back-to-back goals by senior attacker Matt Maier (Summit, N.J.) provided the Bishops some breathing room down the stretch.
Tennant led the Bishops with 4 goals, while Maier finished with 2 goals and 2 assists. Freshman Joey Sichenzia (Sayville, N.Y.) had 7 saves in the Ohio Wesleyan crease.
Colegrove led Frostburg State with 6 goals. Jack Marks stopped 11 shots for the Bobcats.
Ohio Wesleyan 5, John Carroll 1.
Ohio Wesleyan 7, Baldwin Wallace 2.
OWU Sports Information contributed to this report.
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