CLAREMONT, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Women's Lacrosse throttled Beloit College on Wednesday afternoon, taking down the Bucceneers 21-1. It was the second time the Sagehens scored past the 20-point mark and their largest margin victory this season. 10 different Sagehens found the back of the net as Sophie Hubbell led the team in production, scoring three goals and nabbing four assists.
Season Impact: The victory improves the Sagehens to a 5-2 record overall while Beloit falls to 0-4.
The Sagehens' defense overwhelmed the Buccaneers throughout the match, holding them to a 3-for-18 successful clear attempts while outshooting them 30 to 2. Lilly Thomey scored four goals with two assists while Sonia Olson had three goals and two assists.
Sophie Hubbell opened up the scoring less than two minutes into the game and Thomey followed a minute later to take a 2-0 lead. Thomey later crossed the ball to Hubbell for a quick shot to make it 3-0 and with 23:46 left in the half, Sonia Olson converted a free position shot to jump to a 4-0 lead. The Buccaneers later converted a free position to stop the run, but the Sagehens refused to let Beloit back in the match, going on a huge 12-0 tear for the rest of the half. The Hens did an excellent job applying pressure in the midfield to deny Beloit entry into the offensive third as they continued to find the back of the net at ease. The Hens led 16-1 at halftime.
Pomona-Pitzer continued to control the match in the second half, preventing Beloit from getting a shot off while maintaining possession in the offensive third. Emma Sheridan got the Hens on board in the second half, putting Pomona-Pitzer ahead 17-1. The Hens tacked on four more goals and closed out the game 21-1.
Up Next: The Sagehens will host Wooster College on Thursday, March 15 at 10 a.m.