Dominique Leads Lacrosse to 12-10 Win over Notre Dame (Md.)

BALTIMORE, Pa. – Sophomore Georgina Dominique scored five goals as Bryn Mawr defeated Notre Dame of Maryland University 12-10 Thursday afternoon in non-conference action.

The Gators jumped-out to an early 4-2 during the opening five minutes of action. Sophomore Claire Johnson got the Owls on the baord with help from freshman Alison Spain while classmate Diana Kelley recorded Bryn Mawr's other goal.

Senior Katherine Kilmer pulled Bryn Mawr within one, with an unassisted goal at 22:32. The Owls added two more goals to take the lead with under seven minutes to play. Dominique scored her first goal of the afternoon at 18:46 followed by Johnson's second goal with 6:56 to play.

Notre Dame tied the game at 5-5 with three seconds left in the opening stanza as Brittany Peddicord found the back of the net.

Coming out of the half, Bryn Mawr scored three goals in the opening 10 minute of the half. Johnson netted her third tally of the game on a free position shot at 23:02 before Dominique went between the pipes at 21:42. Sixteen seconds later, sophomore Megan Kilmer scored her only goal of the contest with help from senior Kathleen Magner. The Owls looked to be in control of the game with the 8-5 lead.

However, back-to-back goals from Notre Dame's Peddicord and Carrie Naylor had the Gators within striking distance with sixteen minute to play.

Bryn Mawr answered with goals from Dominique and Magner to regain the three-goal lead, 10-7. After gal by the Gator's Sawyer Butto, Dominique scored back-to-back goals just over three minutes apart to give the Owls a four goal buffer.

Notre Dame added a pair of goals by Butto in the final two minutes of the game nut it wasn't enough as Bryn Mawr picked-up their fourth win of the season.

In addition to her five goals, Dominique scooped-up five grounds balls and caused two turnovers. Freshman Katie Alpert posted 12 saves on the afternoon. Magner tallied six draws while Johnson recorded four.

The Owls are back to action when they host Franklin and Marshall on Wednesday, April 2, at 4:30 pm.