HILTON HEAD, S.C. – Second-half charge spurs Sweet Briar to 16-8 victory over Bryn Mawr as the two teams clashed in non-conference action Monday afternoon while on Spring Break.
The Vixens jumped out to a quick lead as Reba Gagne scored just 34-seconds into the game. Bryn Mawr bounced back with back-to-back goals from junior Ashton Dwyer and sophomore Georgina Dominique, separated by only eight seconds.
Following a Sweet Briar goal, junior Zoe Fisher went between to the pipes to regain the lead of the Owls. Kim Orchowski tied the game at 22:09, before three straight by the Owls gave Bryn Mawr a 6-3 lead. Senior Kathleen Magner scored at 18:50 before Dominique netted two goals at 17:24 and 14:13.
Three straight tallies by the Vixens tied the game at 6-6 with just under 10 minutes to play.
Magner gave the Owls the lead right before half-time with an unassisted goal with just 22 seconds remaining in the half.
Sweet Briar came out firing in the second-half as they scored nine unanswered to push their lead to 15-7. Senior Katherine Kilmer netted her third goal of the season at 7:27. The Vixens added one more goal by Orchowski with 1:05 to play to earn the non-conference win.
Freshman goalie Katie Alpert posted 26 saves on 42 shots. She added two groundballs.
The Owls are back on the pitch when they open-up their Centennial Conference slate on Wednesday, March, 12, against Swarthmore in Hilton Head.