The Wells College women's lacrosse team recognized two seniors and one international student prior to the Saturday, April 29 season finale, and then fell by a score of 21-13 to Penn State Abington at the Wells Turf Field in Aurora, N.Y.
Wells wrapped up its season with a 2-12 overall record and 1-8 record in the North Eastern Athletic Conference. Penn State Abington is 12-1 overall and 8-1 in the NEAC. Wells seniors Jessica Burbank and Ciara Tallman were honored, along with Japanese exchange student Rutsuko Ueda in a pregame ceremony.
Wells challenged the North Eastern Athletic Conference's second-place team for the first half and the Express held an 8-7 lead at the break.
Mackenzie Maloney had four first-half goals and four other players scored a single goal for the Express. Wells held its last lead of the game at 10-9 with 26 minutes remaining in the second half, but Abington answered with six consecutive goals.
The Express made a push in the middle portion of the second half with goals from Mackenzie Maloney, Renee Bartosz, and Julia Smith during a 3-1 run that brought Wells to within 16-13. Abington scored the last five goals of the game.