KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Kalamazoo College women's lacrosse team lost its season finale 15-10 to Olivet on Sunday at MacKenzie field.
Kalamazoo held a 3-1 lead less than three minutes into the contest, but the visiting Comets scored the next four goals over a span of 21 minutes to take a 5-3 lead. A Kalamazoo goal made it 5-4, but Olivet scored three more to take an 8-4 lead into halftime.
Olivet put another run together early in the second half with four straight goals to take a 12-4 advantage. Kalamazoo eventually cut the deficit to six (14-8) with 8:50 remaining and made it a 15-10 game with 3:50 left, but Olivet ran out the clock in the end to preserve the win.
Kalamazoo outshot Olivet 37-26, but the Comets goalkeeper made an impressive 17 saves. Kalamazoo also held the advantage in ground balls (22-16) and draw controls (16-11).
Cooperrider and DiFranco led the Hornets with five ground balls each while Cooperrider and Stavropoulos each had four draw controls.