KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Kalamazoo College women's lacrosse team overcame freezing temperatures to defeat Alma 17-6 at MacKenzie Field on Saturday afternoon.
Alma first struck in the match, but the Hornets answered with six unanswered goals and never looked back. K led 8-2 at the half with five of those coming through freshman Rachel Madar.
The second half was more of the same as the Hornets continued to pelt the Alma goal with shots, finishing a total of 41. Kalamazoo found the back of the net nine more times to bring the final score to 17-6.
K finished the game with a 24-16 advantage in ground balls and only committed 11 turnovers in the contest.
Freshman Rachel Madar continued her unbelievable first season with a single-game program record nine goals in the contest to go along with an assist and seven draw controls. Madar now sits in second place in the MIAA with 44 goals on the season.
Amanda Moss also continued her strong play with two goals, four assists, and seven draw controls.
Katie Johnson made nine saves to earn the win in goal for K.
The Hornets will travel to Saint Mary's for their next game on April 11th which is set to start at 6 p.m.