Posted: Mar 26, 2019
Mar.26- HIRAM, Ohio- The Hiram College women's lacrosse team found themselves on the wrong end of a 22-14 decision against Chatham University on Tuesday evening.
The Terriers and Cougars played a majority of the first half close, going back-and-forth during the first 15 minutes of the game. The two sides traded 12 goals and found the game knotted at 6-6 with 14:06 to play.
During the back-and-forth battle, Tayler Hall paced the Terriers with four goals, while Katelyn Slomovitz and Gianna Palmieri added a goal apiece.
Chatham would use a 6-1 run to take the first half lead (12-7). Slomovitz would score the lone Terrier goal in the remaining minutes off an assist from Alexis Hirsch.
Hall would open the second half with an unassisted goal to cut the Cougars advantage to 12-8.
From there, Chatham would go on to outscore the Terriers 10-6. Slomovitz was the driving force of the second half offense adding four of the seven Hiram goals.
Together Hall and Slomovitz would each score a career-high six goals each. Morgan and Palmieri each contributed a goal.
Despite the loss Chatham only outshot the Terriers by one (33-32), Hiram finished with a game-high 34 groundballs, and 16 caused turnovers.
Hiram will travel to Indiana on Saturday, March 30 when they take on DePauw. The conference opener is scheduled for an 11:30 a.m. start.