RICHMOND, Ind. – A late goal from Earlham first year Isabelle Bishop closed the gap against visiting College of Wooster, but the Quakers were unable to find the equalizer and dropped a 2-1 decision to the Fighting Scots in a North Coast Athletic Conference matchup Saturday at Moss Field.
Trailing 2-0, senior Maite Turlings placed a perfect centering pass to Bishop directly in front of the Wooster cage, and Bishop finished to get the Quakers on the scoreboard with 5:03 remaining in the game.
A would-be game-tying goal in the final minute on a penalty corner shot by Turlings was ruled by the officials to be too high, and was waived off.
Sydney Schuster and Katie Agatucci recorded the goals for the Fighting Scots.
Earlham outshot Wooster, 25-10, and had a 17-5 advantage in penalty corners. Quaker goalie Margaret Murphy charted four saves over her 70 minutes in the Earlham cage, while Scots goalie Katie Shideler was credited with 16 saves.
Earlham returns to action on Sunday, Sept. 23, when it hosts Oberlin College in another NCAC contest. Game time is 1:00 p.m.
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