The Wells College women's lacrosse team rallied from an early deficit and held off SUNY Poly in the second half to take a 13-11 win on Friday night, April 6 at the Wells Turf Field.
The Express trailed 2-0 and 3-1 in the game's opening minutes but answered with a 7-2 run to close the half and Wells owned an 8-5 advantage at halftime. Wells held the lead for the rest of the game.
Wells scored four goals in a row in the final 10 minutes of the first half. Madison Beriman scored unassisted to tie the game 5-5. Chloe Marcus converted a pass from Beriman to give Wells its first lead at 6-5. Savanah Connors and Julia Bashaw also scored before the half.
Three-straight Wells goals in a span of two and a half minutes in the second half gave the Express its largest lead at 11-6. All three were scored by Connors, assisted by Bartosz.
Wells improved to 3-1 overall and 2-1 in the North Eastern Athletic Conference. SUNY Poly is 3-4 overall and 1-2 in the NEAC.
A four-game homestand for the Express continues next weekend with a Saturday, April 14 game at 3 p.m. against Morrisville State College. The following day Wells hosts Cazenovia at 2 p.m.