Cornell women fall 15-5 at Midland
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Women's Lacrosse - Thu, Mar. 16, 2017

FREMONT, Neb The Cornell women's lacrosse team traveled to Nebraska on Wednesday night, falling to Midland University 15-5 at Heedum Field. 

Cornell (2-4 overall, 1-1 MWLC) got on the board near the halfway point of the first quarter after Sydney Cooper (JR/Morton, Ill.) found the back of the net, making it 2-1. Midland (4-1 overall) tacked on eight unanswered goals opening their lead to 10-1 at the half.

The Rams battled hard in the second half with Emily Whitfield (JR/Eugene, Ore.), Brittney Starks (FR/Steamboat Springs, Colo.), Barbie Becker (FR/Auburn, Wash.), and Cooper all chipping in a goal apiece. Starks and Becker threw in an assist each as well.

In the second half both teams fired off 12 shots, while Cornell collected two more ground balls.

Midland outdid the Rams in circle controlling 15-of-23 draw controls.

Hollie Force (SO/Washington, Mo.) collected a career-high 12 saves in Rams net on the night, going the full 60 minutes.

Coming up – The Rams travel to Lisle, Ill., on Saturday for a MWLC match against Benedictine (2-2 overall, 0-0 MWLC) at 1 p.m. 

Final12F
Cornell College (2-4)145
Midland University (4-1)10515
Fremont, Neb.
Scoring Summary
Period - TimeTeamPlayerAssist
1 - 20:23Midland UniversityStrebel, Elyse-
1 - 19:42Midland UniversityVelotta, Alyssa-
1 - 17:54Cornell CollegeCooper, Sydney-
1 - 12:32Midland UniversityKirby, Katie-
1 - 10:01Midland UniversityStrebel, Elyse-
1 - 07:26Midland UniversityCollins, Megan-
1 - 06:39Midland UniversityKirby, Katie-
1 - 06:28Midland UniversityVelotta, Alyssa-
1 - 03:40Midland UniversityCline, MadyKihm, Katherine
1 - 02:56Midland UniversityCollins, Megan-
1 - 00:14Midland UniversityCline, Mady-
2 - 26:52Cornell CollegeWhitfield, Emily-
2 - 23:45Cornell CollegeCooper, Sydney-
2 - 22:34Midland UniversityVelotta, Alyssa-
2 - 22:20Midland UniversityKihm, KatherineStrebel, Elyse
2 - 21:32Midland UniversityVelotta, Alyssa-
2 - 19:38Midland UniversityStrebel, Elyse-
2 - 18:00Cornell CollegeStarks, BrittneyBecker, Barbie
2 - 10:51Midland UniversityShimabukuro, Malia-
2 - 02:45Cornell CollegeBecker, BarbieStarks, Brittney
Cornell CollegeIndv. LeadersMidland University
#16 Cooper, Sydney - 2Goals#22 Velotta, Alyssa - 4
2 Players (#3,#22) - 1Assists2 Players (#9,#17) - 1
#16 Cooper, Sydney - 6Shots#17 Strebel, Elyse - 9
#20 Force, Hollie - 12Saves#31 T. Singleton - 8
Cornell CollegeTeam StatisticsMidland University
16 (13)Shots (on goal) 38 (27)
7Ground Balls 5
12Saves 8
1Clears 0
9Turnovers 10
Face Offs Won