BRYN ATHYN, Pa. – The Bryn Athyn College women's lacrosse team had its four-game winning streak come to an end with a 15-5 North Eastern Athletic Conference loss to visiting Medaille College Saturday afternoon on General Ronald K. Nelson Field.
Bri Lennox recorded a team-high two goals for Bryn Athyn (6-2, 4-2 NEAC) to go along with six draw controls, four ground balls, and three caused turnovers. Laura Clymer added one goal, one assist, a team-high four caused turnovers, and four ground balls. Brenna Sweeney had one goal, three ground balls, and two caused turnovers, while Sabrina Colbridge contributed a goal, two caused turnovers, and two draw controls.
The Lions climbed out of an early 2-0 deficit with goals from Sweeney and Lennox 1:07 apart to level the match at two with 12:09 left in the opening half. Medaille (9-3, 5-1 NEAC) opened up a 5-2 advantage at the 7:12 mark of the half with three consecutive goals. After a Clymer free-position goal pulled the Lions back within two, the Mavericks scored three times in the final 1:37 of the half to make the score 8-3.
With the gap sitting at 11-3 with just under seven minutes gone in the second half, Lennox and Colbridge answered back for Bryn Athyn with consecutive goals to trim the deficit to six. Medaille—led by four saves from goalie Deejah Burgess—wouldn't allow Bryn Athyn to pull any closer. The Mavericks closed out the game on a 4-0 run.
Sarah Espe (four goals, two assists) and Emma Campagna (two goals, four assists) led Medaille with six points each. Kelsey Beres had three goals and two assists. Alexis Ackerson recorded a hat trick, while Macayla Barry had two goals and one assist.
Anja Weisser made eight saves in net for Bryn Athyn. Burgess finished the match with 11 stops. Medaille outshot Bryn Athyn 29-23.
Bryn Athyn will look to get back on track with it hosts Hilbert in a NEAC contest on Sunday, April 22 at noon. Prior to the start, the Lions will honor their 2018 senior class.