Schueler Field (Cincinnati, OH)
The Lions started their conference play at home against the Quakers of Earlham College. The Lions went into halftime with a lead of 9-0. During the second half game to a close with a final score of 9-1.
How it Happened:
The Lions come out strong in the first 15 minutes scoring five goals to Earlhams zero. The first goal was scored by Etelle n'For (Frankfort, KY/ Western Hills) assisted by Kaylan Gruber (Harrison, OH/ Harrison) followed up two minutes later with a goal by Jodie Weimer (Cleves, OH/ Taylor) assisted by Madeline Rechel (Harrison, OH/ Harrison). Gruber wanted to get a goal of her own today to join the club, bobbing and weaving through the Quakers and getting an unassisted goal. Weimer took an electric shot towards the goal and Alex Hines (Cincinnati, OH/ Walnut Hills) deflected in straight past the goalie followed right behind with a perfect connection from Rechel to n'For bringing the Lions lead to 5-0. But the Mount did not stop there the dynamic duo of Rechel and n'For met for back to back goals give n'For a hat trick in the first half of the game. Weimer made a reappearance late in the half getting herself an unassisted goal. Rechel had been an assisting machines so far this half but was able to find the back of the net for herself with an assist from Catherine Hatfield (Batavia, OH/ Batavia). The Mount finished the half by finding the back of the net one more time with another assist from Rechel and Hannah Schloemer (Lawrenceburg, IN/ East Central) with the goal taking the Mount in to halftime with a score of 9-0.
The second half began and our starters were given a break after the phenomenal first half. While the Lions were unable to grow their lead anymore they were still able to hold the Quakers off until the last four minutes of the game when a Quaker found a way to sneak one past our goalie to bring the final score to 9-1.
Lion Hearted Performance:
The Lion Hearted Performance of the game goes to Rechel who had four assists and one goal of her own. Also, n'For who had a hat trick during the first half. These ladies were both instrumental in the 9-1 win over the Quakers.
Our Lions will compete in a matchup on the road against Rose Hulman, Wednesday 10/3 at 7:00 pm at Rose-Hulman (Terre Haute, IN).