SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee women's lacrosse team saw its win streak of six come to an end on Sunday, as the Transylvania Pioneers edge the Tigers, 14-13, from Puett Field.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Transylvania (4-1) 13, Sewanee (6-2) 12
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-Trailing 5-3 with 18 minutes to go in the opening half, Sewanee used a 5-1 run the remainder of the half, led by two goals by Alden Woolford at the 14:18 mark and the 12:09 mark. Sewanee led 8-6 at the break.
-Transy netted two goals in the first three minutes of the second half to even the score at eight goals apiece.
-After the teams traded goals to keep the match even at nine, the Pioneers took the 10-9 advantage with a goal by Shelby Wuest with 21:38 to go.
-34 seconds later, the Tigers evened the score again at 10 goals apiece with a Preston Cooper goal.
-Wuest netted the next two goals for Transylvania in a span of 51 seconds to give the visitors a 12-10 advantage.
-Sewanee, down 14-12 with less than three minutes left in regulation, cut the deficit to one again with a Mary Kate Myers goal.
-With less than two minutes left, Sewanee got the ball back on a TU turnover looking for the equalizing goal. After a successful clear attempt, the Tigers turned the ball over with less than a minute to go.
SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Mary Kate Myers recorded a hat trick for Sewanee, to go with two grounders.
-Kit Sommi won five draw controls and forced four turnovers.
-Sarah Strand scooped up seven grounders and caused two turnovers.
-Brianna Young (2-2) saved nine shots in the cage for Sewanee.
TRANSYLVANIA KEY STATISTICS
-Shelby Wuest scored seven goals for Transy, while winning four draw controls.
-Mackenzie Dent (4-1) saved up nine shots and scooped up eight groundballs.
Sewanee's season-long homestand concludes Monday with a matchup with Illinois Wesleyan. Faceoff is slated for 6 p.m. from Puett Field.