Women's Lacrosse Charges Past Cleary In Season Opener

Freshmen Rachel Elder of Grand Rapids, Michigan (East Grand Rapids HS) and Carly Pieri of Alto, Michigan (Caledonia) each scored four goals in her Hope College women's lacrosse team debut Friday to top the Flying Dutch in a 27-8 victory against NAIA foe, Cleary, in Brighton, Michigan.

The Flying Dutch had 11 different goalscorers during the nonleague victory.

Four players tallied three goals apiece: junior Allison Darnell of Farmington Hills, Michigan (North Farmington), sophomore Carleigh Eidson of Holland, Michigan (West Ottawa), Jane Ragains of Western Springs, Illinois (Lyons Township), and freshman Paige Wilmer of Columbus, Ohio (Upper Arlington).

Wilmer also collected a team-high three assists.

Freshman goalie Laurel Frederickson of Alto, Michigan (Lowell) made 10 saves.

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