DePauw Picks up Season's First Win with 17-5 Victory at Earlham

Photo: Dan Oetting
Photo: Dan Oetting

Richmond, Ind. - DePauw scored the game's first six goals and never trailed while picking up its first win of the season with a 17-5 victory at Earlham. The Tigers improved to 1-3, while the Quakers dropped to 2-2.

After a scoreless opening 10 minutes, DePauw struck first as Kate Flynn scored on Emma Kennedy's assist with 19:25 left in the opening half. That started a string of six goals in a nine-minute stretch. Kenndy's third goal gave the Tigers a 6-0 lead with 10:32 remaining in the half. Earlham scored three in a 2:53 span and trailed 6-3 at halftime.

The Tigers scored the first nine of the second half to extend the lead to 15-3 and secure the win.

Kennedy paced the Tigers with six goals, while Flynn followed with three goals and two assists. Claudette Roskamp and Emma Lady each scored twice for the Quakers.

Kathryn Hopkins recorded seven saves for the Tigers and Jordan Blackburne had eight for Earlham.

DePauw held a 16-7 edge in draw controls with Emily Howard totaling six and Kennedy five. Kennedy led the Tigers with five ground balls and the Tigers led 26-20.

DePauw also held a 29-17 advantage in shots and was successful on 15 of 16 clears with Earlham 12 of 24.

The Tigers host Centre on Wednesday, March 13 at 6 p.m.