Athenas come up short at home against Occidental

Anthea Weixel
Anthea Weixel

CLAREMONT, Calif. – The women's lacrosse team played host to Occidental College on Zinda Field and fell 12-9.  The loss gives the Athenas an overall and SCIAC record of 1-3. CMS started out hot scoring the first two goals of the game in the first 70 seconds. Both goals were from the hands of Izzy Laterzo. From then on it was back and forth with Occidental holding a 5-3 lead at the break.

The Tigers jumped out early in the second half, scoring the first three goals of the period and ran their lead to 8-3. The Athenas didn't back down though, cutting the lead to 10-8 after Anthea Weixel found the back of the net for her team high fourth and final goal of the night. But that was as close as CMS would get as Occidental would add two more goals and win, 12-9.

Cara Cancelmo and Laterzo added two goals of their own for CMS, while the Tigers Alida Beck scored four goals in her teams winning effort.

CMS will take the field Saturday, March 1 against Chapman University on Parents Field at 1:00 PM.

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