HUNTINGDON, Pa.- The Juniata women's lacrosse team lost, 13-3, to visiting Hood College on a sunny Monday afternoon at Gibbel Stadium.
Lauren Rowe (Selinsgrove, Pa./Selinsgrove Area HS) had two goals, two ground balls and two caused turnovers. Mina Wilt (Wells Tannery, Pa./Forbes Road) had a goal, three ground balls, four draw controls and three caused turnovers. Natalie Gibson (Annapolis, Md./Broadneck) had an assist, four ground balls, two draw controls and three caused turnovers. Isabella Medaris (Monroe, Conn./Masulk) had 16 saves.
The Blazers scored three goals in the first four and half minutes as JC trailed 4-0 early. Neither team scored over the next 12 minutes until Wilt scored from a free position goal while JC was a woman up. Hood found the back of the net three more times as Juniata trailed 7-1 at half time.
Hood scored in the opening minute of the second half to push their lead to 8-1. A minute and a half later, Rowe came from the behind the goal and fired a shot past the Laser keeper. Hood scored three times over the next 15 minutes as Juniata trailed 11-2 with 13 minutes remaining. Inside of eight minutes, Gibson found Rowe alone open in front of goal and Rowe quickly slotted the ball home to make it 12-3. Hood scored once more over the final seven minutes.
Juniata is 3-5 and will host Drew, Saturday at 12:00.