December 5, 2022

10_31Women’s Soccer
The Tigers were able to turn senior recognition day to a post-season clinch. The Tigers beat the Wooster Fighting Scots 2-0, moving into a third place tie with Kenyon and assured them at least the fourth seed in the NCAC tournament. Senior Kate Burns got the Tigers on the board with her eighth goal of the year. In the second half, junior Michelle Brunswick used a Julia Smith, sophomore, pass to double the Tiger lead. The goal was Brunswick’s fifth of the year. On the other end, the Tigers’ goal tending combo of sophomores Maggie Grieser and Alexa Murrietta turned in their fourth shutout of the season. After a three-game win streak, the Tigers stand at 10-5-2 before their regular season finale on Wednesday against DePauw.
Men’s Soccer
The Tigers were able to find their first conference win of the year on the seniors’ last game at Edwards Maurer Field. The Tigers trailed after allowing a first half goal, freshman Nick Gutlove was able to bury an equalizer in the 74th minute. His fellow freshman Austin Lewis gave the Tigers the lead just before time expired in the 89th minute. Jack Snider was in net for the Tigers and amassed five saves on the day.
The Tigers routed Oberlin 62-2. The Tigers opened up the first half with 49 unanswered points. The Tigers pummeled the Yeomen with a balanced attack, gaining 209 yards through the air and 211 yards on the ground. In total, 12 different Tigers scored points on Saturday, including the four separate kickers. The stout defense did not allow a single point and forced three turnovers on the day. The victory moves the Tiger 6-2 on the year.
10_25seniorsField Hockey
The Tigers bested Earlham by a score 6-1 this past Saturday. Six Tigers scored in Saturday’s regular season home finale , including two goals by senior Paige Vanderstorm. The last home game marked only the second time all year the Tigers were able to score more than five goals or more in a game. Most notably, five of the Tiger goals came in the second half.

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