GREENVILLE, Pa. - The Kalamazoo College women's lacrosse team was defeated 13-12 at Thiel College on Wednesday.
Despite a total of 25 goals in the game, there was never more than a two goal differential.
The host Tomcats scored the first goal, but the Hornets responded with three straight goals to take a 3-1 lead just over 11 minutes into the contest.
Thiel evened things up at 3-3, but Kalamazoo was able to take a 6-4 lead into halftime.
After falling behind 8-7 early in the second half, Kalamazoo recovered to take a 10-8 lead with 18:53 remaining.
The score was tied 10-10, 11-11 and then 12-12 with 4:15 left on the clock before Thiel scored the game winner with just 2:04 remaining.
Anika Sproull led Kalamazoo with six goals and one assist on 13 shots with three ground balls.
Each team had 25 total shots with Thiel holding a slight 21-18 edge in shots on goal.
Each team had 13 draw controls with Kalamazoo holding a 15-12 advantage in ground balls.
Kalamazoo is scheduled to host Keuka College on Saturday, March 29 at 1 p.m. in the Hornets first-ever home match at MacKenzie Field.