ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Calvin women's lacrosse team finished its spring break schedule with a 22-12 loss to the Golden Knights of Clarkson.
Clarkson jumped out to an early 7-1 lead in the first 17 minutes of play. The lone Calvin goal came from senior Emily Cefaratti (Hinsdale, Ill./Hinsdale Central) on a free position shot. Goals from junior Emma Hall (Harare, Zimbabwe/Chisipite Senior School) and freshman Emma Verrett (Beaver, Pa./Beaver County Christian)helped cut into the Clarkson lead.
Calvin closed the final 67 seconds of the first half on a 2-0 run. Freshman Allyson Mesman (Jenison, Mich./Hudsonville) scored on a free position shot and freshman Jamie Van De Brug (Lowell, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian) made it 12-5 going into halftime.
The Knights made it a four-goal game with a 3-0 run to start the second half.
Sophomore Emma Tilma (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian) tallied two of the Maroon and Gold goals, while sophomore Grace Einfeld (Grand Rapids, Mich./Grand Rapids Christian) scored the other on a free position shot.
Clarkson would get some separation with a 4-0 run.
Sophomore Ellis Chalfant (St. Louis, Mo./Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day) finished with a season-high 14 saves on Thursday.
Calvin returns to action on Tuesday when the Knights host Franklin.