The Illinois Tech Women’s Lacrosse team traveled to Michigan on March 6 to oppose the Flying Dutch of Hope College. The Scarlet Hawks were defeated 16-5, falling to 1-2 on the season.
How it Happened
- After two Dutch goals to start the action, the Scarlet Hawks scored courtesy of Shanie Scoles with 22:49 left in the half to bring the score to 2-1.
- Hope responded with its largest run of the day, rattling off nine straight tallies to build an 11-1 lead with just over four minutes to play in the half.
- Alyssa DeLuca was able to put the Scarlet Hawks on the board once again with 2:39 left in the first half. Hope scored once more to take a 12-2 lead into intermission.
- The Flying Dutch scored the first three goals of the second half before Scoles scored on a free position shot. Another DeLuca goal two minutes later made the score 15-4 in favor of Hope with 15:47 left in the match.
- Hope scored once more, but Mallory Tognetti found DeLuca with 2:18 left to play to round out the scoring.
Scarlet Hawk Standouts
- DeLuca tallied a hat trick, her first of the season.
- Scoles had her second multi-goal game to go along with team-highs in draw controls (seven) and caused turnovers (two).
- Tognetti tallied an assist and three draw controls.
Stats to Know
- The Dutch outshot Illinois Tech 35-12.
- Hope’s 16-of-17 clears helped the hosts to control the match.
- The Scarlet Hawks improved on draw controls, playing a strong Hope team nearly even in the category (Hope 12, Illinois Tech 11).
- The Scarlet Hawks will play on Wednesday, March 21 to open Midwest Women’s Lacrosse Conference play. Illinois Tech will host Concordia-Chicago at 7 p.m. Live audio, video, and stats will be available. The live audio will be powered by Illinois Media School.