Eagles pull away from Cornell in second half
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Cornell
Benedictine
Women's Lacrosse - Sat, Mar. 18, 2017

LISLE, Ill. Cornell took on  Benedictine University Saturday afternoon, falling to the Eagles 18-5 in Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference play. 

The Eagles (3-2 overall, 1-0 MWLC) struck first, netting two goals before Sydney Cooper (JR/Morton, Ill.) got the Rams (2-5 overall, 1-2 MWLC) on the board with a goal of her own.

Cooper went on to connect with Emily Whitfield (JR/Eugene, Ore.) making the match 4-2. Caitlyn St. Marie (JR/Minooka, Ill.) rounded out the Rams scoring in the first half, notching a goal with 1:47 remaining. The Eagles held the advantage at intermission 9-3.

Cornell put the pressure on the Eagles early in the second half, with Whitfield and Cooper finding pay dirt shortening the lead to five.

Benedictine scored the games next eight goals, putting the match out of reach. The Eagles were led offensively by Becca Gullett's seven goals.

Nalani Amsden (SO/Ripon, Wis.) led the Rams with three ground balls, while Barbie Becker (FR/Auburn, Wash.) and Cooper contributed two. Cooper also recorded a game-high seven draw controls. On the day, Cornell forced seven turnovers and completed 9-of-18 clear attempts.

Hollie Force (SO/Washington, Mo.) (2-4) finished the game in Ram net, making 11 saves over 60 minutes.

Coming up – The Rams travel to Aurora, Ill., on Sunday for a MWLC match against Aurora Univesrity (2-3 overall, 1-0 MWLC) at 1 p.m. 

Final12F
Cornell College (2-5 (1-2 MWLC))325
Benedictine (IL) (3-2 (1-0 MWLC))9918
Lisle, Ill.
Scoring Summary
Period - TimeTeamPlayerAssist
1 - 27:30Benedictine (IL)Horan, Madison-
1 - 26:37Benedictine (IL)Moreno, Jasmine-
1 - 20:17Cornell CollegeCooper, Sydney-
1 - 17:35Benedictine (IL)Gullett, Becca-
1 - 16:48Benedictine (IL)Orr, Lexie-
1 - 15:38Cornell CollegeWhitfield, EmilyCooper, Sydney
1 - 15:05Benedictine (IL)Horan, Madison-
1 - 11:35Benedictine (IL)Gullett, BeccaOrr, Lexie
1 - 06:51Benedictine (IL)Orr, LexieGullett, Becca
1 - 05:09Benedictine (IL)Orr, LexieHoran, Madison
1 - 01:47Cornell CollegeSt. Marie, Caitlyn-
1 - 01:38Benedictine (IL)Gullett, Becca-
2 - 28:16Benedictine (IL)Redfern, EmmaMcCue, Ries
2 - 25:02Cornell CollegeCooper, SydneyWhitfield, Emily
2 - 22:07Cornell CollegeWhitfield, EmilySt. Marie, Caitlyn
2 - 21:26Benedictine (IL)Moreno, Jasmine-
2 - 17:22Benedictine (IL)Gullett, Becca-
2 - 17:03Benedictine (IL)Gullett, Becca-
2 - 16:45Benedictine (IL)Gullett, Becca-
2 - 14:22Benedictine (IL)Horan, Madison-
2 - 11:18Benedictine (IL)Gullett, BeccaHoran, Madison
2 - 08:11Benedictine (IL)Andrew, JackieGullett, Becca
2 - 01:28Benedictine (IL)Moreno, Jasmine-
Cornell CollegeIndv. LeadersBenedictine (IL)
2 Players (#9,#16) - 2Goals#6 Gullett, Becca - 7
3 Players - 1Assists2 Players (#6,#18) - 2
2 Players (#16,#23) - 7Shots#6 Gullett, Becca - 10
#20 Force, Hollie - 11Saves#19 Smith, Hannah - 12
Cornell CollegeTeam StatisticsBenedictine (IL)
20 (17)Shots (on goal) 36 (29)
13Ground Balls 22
11Saves 12
9Clears 14
18Turnovers 17
Face Offs Won