KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Kalamazoo College women's lacrosse team defeated Aquinas College 17-8 on Saturday.
Kalamazoo scored the first two goals of the contest, but railed 4-3 with 9:57 left in the first half. The Hornets pulled back ahead to lead 6-4 at halftime.
Aquinas evened the score at 6-6 two minutes into the second half, but Kalamazoo scored the next 9 goals to take a 15-6 lead with 11:43 remaining. The visiting Saints scored twice to make it 15-8 before Kalamazoo added two more goals to take the 17-8 win.
Kalamazoo outshot Aquinas 44-12 overall, including 36-11 on goal. The 44 shots set a new school record. The Hornets matched school records with 35 ground balls and 20 draw controls.
Rachel Madar led the Hornets with six goals and nine draw controls.
Kalamazoo (1-1) returns to action at home Wednesday, March 6 with a 7 p.m. start against Indiana Tech.