Tigers Drop NCAC Game to Fighting Scots

Tigers Drop NCAC Game to Fighting Scots

Greencastle, Ind. - A late second-half rally by the Tigers was too little and too late as visiting Wooster claimed an 18-10 North Coast Athletic Conference win over the Tigers. DePauw dropped to 2-12 overall and 1-5 in the NCAC, while Wooster improved to 9-3 overall and 4-2 in conference play.

Wooster scored three goals in the opening 2:25 and DePauw countered with two scores , but the Fighting Scots scored the next seven and extended the lead to 10-2. The guests led by as many as 10 in the second half before DePauw put together a 5-1 run to trim the lead to 16-10.

Sophie Hensley led DePauw with two goals, while Michaelea Lawrence and Katie Harvey paced Wooster with three apiece. 

Wooster outshot DePauw, 35-19, including 32-17 on goal. Kathryn Hopkins recorded 14 saves for the Tigers with Katie Shideler finishing with six for the Fighting Scots and Emma Hambright adding one.

The Fighting Scots held a 29-22 edge in ground balls and a 22-8 advantage in draw controls. DePauw had 26 turnovers to Wooster's 18.

Caleigh Ranjo and Maeve Sheehan each had three ground balls for the Tigers, while Rachel Allen had four draw controls. Megan Healy and Lawrence each had four ground balls for Wooster with Healy totaling eight draw controls and causing five turnovers.

DePauw returns to action on Wednesday, April 25, when it hosts Denison at 6 p.m.