Women’s Lax Loses Heartbreaker to Wildcats

The Dartmouth women’s lacrosse team fell to Northwestern this afternoon, 7-4, in the NCAA title game. The women held a 4-3 lead following a goal by Sarah Szefi 5:11 into the second half, but the Wildcats scored the final four goals of the game to win their second consecutive title.

Dartmouth finishes as the NCAA runner-up for the first time in team history, ending the year with a 14-6 record. Northwestern finished the year 20-1, and avenged its only loss to Duke with an 11-10 OT victory in the NCAA semifinals.