Williamsburg, Va. – William & Mary defeated Drexel, 15-9, in women's lacrosse on Sunday afternoon. The Tribe (8-5, 3-1) outshot the Dragons (8-5) 28-17 and finished with 17 draw controls to Drexel's 9. The Dragons are now 2-2 in conference play.
Jaclyn Klunder led the Dragons' attack and recorded a new career high with three goals. Senior defender Sarah Bauer scored her first career goal for the Dragons. Teammate Kelli Joran also recorded a new career high with two assists.
William & Mary's Taelor Salmon put the Tribe ahead, 1-0, within the opening minute of the game. Bauer came down the field and scored an unassisted goal to tie the game, 1-1. William & Mary went on a two-goal run, but Wood's man-down goal put the Dragons behind by one, 3-2. After a continuous rally, the Tribe pulled ahead, 6-4, at the end of the first half.
The Dragons fell behind by five goals, 9-4, after the Tribe opened up the second half with three straight goals. Klunder ended William & Mary's streak and started a four-goal spurt for Drexel. With 12 minutes remaining in the game, Drexel was down by one point, but the Dragons were unable to contain the Tribe's offense. William & Mary scored five more goals and held on the lead.