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Thu May 02
Final
4 Oberlin
19 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAC Semifinal
Sun May 05
Final
10 Wooster
13 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAC Championship
Sun May 12
Final
6 Transylvania
19 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAA Tournament 2nd Rd.
Sat May 18
Final
3 Denison
14 at #1 Gettysburg
in Gettysburg, Pa. - NCAA Tournament 3rd Rd.
Sat Feb 22
1:00 PM
Denison
at Geneseo
in Geneseo, N.Y.
Sun Feb 23
2:00 PM
Denison
at Brockport
in Brockport, N.Y.
Sat Feb 29
1:00 PM
Denison
at Gettysburg
in Gettysburg, Pa.
Wed Mar 04
4:30 PM
York (Pa.)
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Mon Mar 16
5:00 PM
Denison
at Colorado Col.
in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Wed Mar 18
5:00 PM
Stevenson
vs. Denison
@ Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Thu Mar 26
6:00 PM
Chicago
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Mar 28
4:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan
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in Granville, Ohio
Tue Mar 31
7:00 PM
Denison
at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Apr 04
1:00 PM
Denison
at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Sun Apr 05
1:00 PM
Allegheny
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Thu Apr 09
7:00 PM
Wooster
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in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 11
2:30 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Wed Apr 15
7:00 PM
Denison
at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Sun Apr 19
1:00 PM
Denison
at Tufts
in Boston, Mass.
Tue Apr 21
5:00 PM
Oberlin
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Sat Apr 25
12:00 PM
Washington and Lee
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Denison takes down Transy to open NCAA Tournament

Paris Healey  |  Photo by Jace Delgado
Paris Healey | Photo by Jace Delgado

GRANVILLE, Ohio – Denison women's lacrosse opened the second round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Tournament on Sunday afternoon with a 19-6 victory over Transylvania University hosted at Piper Stadium in Granville, Ohio. With the win, the Big Red move to 16-4 on the season and advance to the third round of the NCAA Tournament where they will play No. 1 Gettysburg College. The loss dropped the Pioneers to 15-5 on the season.

Denison contained the Pioneers from the start, forcing 12 of Transylvania's 21 turnovers and holding TU to 18 shots compared to DU's 40.

Following Salem Carlow's goal at 28:31 to open the game and give Transylvania the early lead, the Big Red rattled off four straight scores, including three-consecutive goals from junior Kiely Noonan who posted a season-high six goals in Sunday's victory to bring her season total to 53, the second most in her career.

A pair of goals from TU's Courtney Pontious allowed the Pioneers to stay within four, 8-4, at 14:55 remaining in the first half, but back-to-back goals from Hope Adams and Virginia Hamilton put the Big Red ahead 10-4 with 11:09 to play before the break. Goals by Lindsey Karsh, Liza Farnham, Noonan, and Maddy Heher helped Denison post a 7-0 scoring run to end the half and enter intermission with a 15-4 advantage.

Holding the Pioneers to only seven shots in the second half, Denison tallied the first four goals of the period to secure the victory and move on to the third round of the NCAA Tournament for the second-straight year.

Noonan led the Big Red with six goals on eight shots while adding an assist. With Sunday's performance, Noonan passed Cheryl Connolly (1992-94) for the third-most career goals in program history at 175. She is only two goals away from tying former teammate Claire Ludlow (2014-17) for second all-time at Denison (77). Farnham, Heher, Adams, and Casey McTague each added two goals in the winning effort while Colleen Muldoon tied for the team-lead with two assists. Karsh tied for the game-high with three ground balls while Jane Goodspeed added six draw controls and Charlotte Godfrey finished with three caused turnovers.

Transylvania's Salem Carlow led the Pioneers with three goals and an assist. Pontious followed with three goals and five draw controls.

In the cage, Hannah Magarian posted her 16th win of the season while collecting six saves in 43:30 of action. TU's Mackenzie Dent was tagged with the loss on 17 saves in 60 minutes played.

The Big Red will travel to Gettysburg College on Saturday, May 18 where they will play the top-ranked Bullets in the NCAA Tournament's third round at a time to be determined.