Tigers Battle; Fall to Wooster

Tigers Battle; Fall to Wooster

Greencastle, Ind.- Ellie Hudson-Heck's four first half goals paced the Wooster Fighting Scots in a 14-7 victory over the Tigers in North Coast Athletic Conference play Sunday afternoon at Blackstock Stadium.

With the win, Wooster improved to 2-6 overall and 2-2 in the NCAC, while DePauw dropped to 3-7 on the year and 2-3 in NCAC play.

The Fighting Scots opened up the scoring with a goal just two minutes into the contest. They would score the next two goals before Emily Scinta fired in a pass from Carey Kunz for the Tigers' first goal.

Wooster would score with 19:37 on the clock when Shelby Stone scored on an assist from Ashely Parry. Elizabeth McCracken would counter 36 seconds later on an unassisted strike to make the score 4-2. Kunz would add a goal on an assist from Nicole Gibson with 17:31 left in the half.

The Fighting Scots tallied two goals to extend their lead to 6-3 with 14:41 on the clock. DePauw continued to fight back as Kunz notched her second goal of the half with 11:00 left. Wooster answered with two more goals to make the score 8-4 before the Tigers countered yet again, as Taylor Summers scored on an assist from Scinta with 3:54 left in the half.

Wooster would add one goal before halftime to take a 9-5 lead into the locker room.

Stone opened the second half scoring firing in a free position shot with 25:58 remaining to extend Wooster's lead to five.

Jamie Powell notched the Tigers' first goal of the half on an assist from McCracken with 21:25 left in the contest. The Fighting Scots took control of the game scoring four straight goals over the next 11 minutes to stretch their lead to 14-6.

Scinta would score DePauw's final goal with 1:57 left on the clock on an assist from Powell.

The Tigers were outshot 27-24 on the day, but held a 15-8 edge on draw controls. Isabel Perman made nine saves for Wooster, while Liz Hawkins made nine saves as well for DePauw.

DePauw is back in action Tuesday, April 15, when they travel to Wittenberg for a 6:00 p.m. conference showdown.