The Otterbein University women’s lacrosse team recently concluded its inaugural season, playing to a record of 5-11 over its spring schedule.
The team hosted Oberlin College on Saturday, March 10, for its first-ever game, and later picked up their first victory at Concordia College in Wisconsin during the spring break trip.
Head Coach Stephani Schmidt saw her squad continue to improve during the season, highlighting it with a three-game winning streak in mid-April.
Four freshmen from Hilliard led the way for the Cardinals, with Victoria Blatt ’15 finishing as the team’s leading scorer at 56 points (44 goals, 12 assists). Alyssa Johnson ’15, Rebecca Carter ’15 and Courtney Hilfinger ’15 each ended the season with 29 points. Blatt took home Offensive Most Valuable Player (MVP) honors at the program’s first annual awards banquet, while Anna Wadlington ’15 was recognized as the team Defensive MVP.
Colleen Grant ’12 was the Most Improved Player, Kayle Quinter ’14 earned the team’s “Unsung Hero” honor, and Megan Burless ’14 received the first-ever “Cardinal Hustle” award.