KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Kalamazoo College women's lacrosse team lost its season opener 9-8 to Illinois Tech in overtime on Thursday.
Kalamazoo scored the first four goals of the game before the Scarlet Hawks scored twice to make it a 4-2 game at halftime.
Illinois Tech evened the score at 5-5 about nine minutes into the second half before Kalamazoo took an 8-6 lead with 8:58 remaining. Illinois Tech scored at the 7:30 mark and again with two seconds remaining in regulation to send the game to overtime.
Illinois Tech took the opening draw directly to goal and scored the game-winner in just 12 seconds.
Illinois Tech held a 20-16 advantage in shots in the game.
Amanda Moss scored three goals and assisted on another to lead the Hornet offense.
Kalamazoo returns to action on Saturday at Oberlin College.