ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Calvin women's lacrosse team was edged in a tight battle against Worcester State on Wednesday morning, with the Lancers winning, 13-10.
The Wednesday game was a game of runs, with Worchester State opening on a 3-0 run.
Senior Emma Hall (Harare, Zimbabwe/Chisipite Senior School) sparked a 6-0 run for Calvin, with the first goal of the day for the Maroon and Gold on a free-position shot.
With under 10 minutes remaining in the half, junior Kelly Pepper (Wyckoff, N.J./Indian Hills) poked the ball past the WSU keeper.
Senior Amanda Davio (Okemos, Mich./Okemos) tied the game with 5:39 remaining in the first half to send the teams to halftime tied at three.
Junior Emma Tilma (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian) gave Calvin the lead on a free-position shot.
19 seconds later, Kelly Pepper found the back of the net.
The Lancers tied the game with three-straight goals over a six-minute stretch.
Worcester closed the game on a 7-1 run. The lone Calvin goal came from Kelly Pepper on a free position shot.
Junior Ellis Chalfant (St. Louis, Mo./Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School) posted seven saves on Wednesday.
Amanda Davio led Calvin with seven shots against WSU.
Calvin closes spring break action on Friday against Western New England.