ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Calvin women's lacrosse team opened its spring break schedule on Saturday morning. The Knights fell to Wooster, 17-11. Calvin is now 1-3 on the year and Wooster moves to 4-1 on the season.
"Today was a good test for us," said head coach Blake Boehm. "Wooster forced us into some pressure situations today. I feel that we are a better team after today, but we have some things we have to improve on."
The Fighting Scots would strike first on Saturday with a goal from Jenny Grossman.
The Knights would strike-back 13 seconds later with a goal from sophomore Kelly Pepper (Wyckoff, N.J./Indian Hills) on a free position shot.
A pair of Wooster goals would give the Fighting Scots a 4-3 lead.
Freshman Emma Verrett (Beaver, Pa./Beaver County Christian) gave the Knights the lead again at 4-3, when she snuck the ball past the Wooster keeper.
Wooster would close the first half on a 5-0 run to lead 8-4 at halftime.
The Fighting Scots started the second half on a 4-1 run. The Calvin goal coming from sophomore Genevieve Schneemann (Farmington, Mich./Farmington) on a free position shot.
The Knights would cut into the Wooster lead with a 3-1 stretch with 13 minutes remaining. Junior Amanda Davio (Okemos, Mich./Okemos) scored two of the Calvin goals, with Kelly Pepper recording her third goal of the game.
Kelly Pepper finished with a game-high four goals and seven shots.
Sophomore Ellis Chalfant (St. Louis, Mo./Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School) notched eight saves on Saturday.
Wooster outshot Calvin on Saturday, 33-25.
The Knights return to action on Monday against Centre.