John Carroll tops WC in OAC opener

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The Wilmington College women’s lacrosse team opened Ohio Athletic Conference play with a 19-4 loss to John Carroll Saturday at Williams Stadium. The game was moved from University Heights due to inclement weather.

John Carroll scored the first seven goals of the game and led 12-1 at halftime.

Four different Wilmington players – seniors Rachel Routzong (Urbana, OH/Urbana) and Loryn Bryson (Carlisle, OH/Carlisle), along with junior Nikki Northern (Dayton, OH/Chaminade Julienne) and sophomore Abby Englehart (Westerville, OH/North) – scored goals for the Fightin’ Quakers.

Englehart won two of Wilmington’s five draw controls.

Senior Katie Bennett, 2-8, (Newport, OH/Frontier) made 10 saves on 25 shots in 40:27.

John Carroll was 6-of-10 on free position shots, while Wilmington was 0-for-4.

Wilmington (2-8 overall, 0-1 OAC) hosts Otterbein 7 p.m. Wednesday in OAC action.

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