Big First Half Lifts Women's Lax Over Wesleyan

April 22, 2006

Middlebury trailed 1-0 early before running off 10 unanswered goals as the Panthers picked up an 18-6 win over Wesleyan on Kohn Field. Middlebury returns to NESCAC play when they host Williams on Wednesday at 4:15, while Wesleyan travels to Trinity on Wednesday.

Allison Perencevich scored three goals and Michele Bergofsky scored two during the decisive run as the Panthers took a 10-1 lead with 10:09 remaining in the first half. Three different players scored for the Cardinals in the final 9:48 of the half as Middlebury went into the intermission with a 10-4 lead.

Elizabeth Renehan scored two quick goals in the second half before Amanda Belichick scored to made it a 12-5 game. Liza Humes answered with a pair for the Panthers, before the lead grew to 16-5 at the 11:15 mark. Laura Siegle scored the Cardinal's final goal at 10:01 before Middlebury added a pair to make it an 18-6 final.

Kim Walker ended the day with three goals and four assists, Bergofsky had three goals and three assists, while Humes, Perencevich and Renehan each had three goals. Siegle paced the Cardinals with a pair of goals.

Wesleyan SCORING: GOALS: Laura Siegle 2; Jade Scott 1; Becky Meredith 1; Amanda Belichick 1; Laurel Sticklor 1.
ASSISTS: Jade Scott 1.

Middlebury SCORING: GOALS: Elizabeth Renehan 4; Kim Walker 3; Michele Bergofsky 3; Alison Perencevich 3; Liza Humes 3; Schuyler Winstead 2.
ASSISTS: Kim Walker 4; Michele Bergofsky 3; Claire Edelen 3; Lindsay McBride 1; Elizabeth Renehan 1; Schuyler Winstead 1.

GOALIES - WES: Kate Jones (60:00 minutes, 30 shots-12 saves, 18 GA);
MID: Blair Bowie (30:00, 5-1, 4) , Whitney Wildrick (30:00, 6-4, 2).