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Beckmann and Bixler Tally Goals Against Dickinson

Beckmann and Bixler Tally Goals Against Dickinson

CARLISLE, Pa. – Sophomore Madison Beckmann and freshman Kayla Bixler each scored one goal Saturday afternoon but it wasn't enough as Dickinson sneaked-by the Owls 3-2 with a goal in the final minute to earn their first Centennial Conference win of the season.

It didn't take long for Bryn Mawr got on the board as Bixler found the back of the cage just 7:37 into the game. Dribbling the ball into the circle, Bixler squared-up to Emily Fuss before she unleashed her 5th goal of the season, giving Bryn Mawr the 1-0 lead.

About four minutes later, Dickinson's Natalie Polk tied the game at 1-1, with a goal on a penalty corner. Both teams' battled hard in the midfield as the first-half came to an end with the scored knotted at 1-1.

After nearly ten minutes of back-and-forth action, Beckmann took a pass from classmate Mikah Farbo to put the Owls back in front, 2-1. With the goal, her 15th of the season, Beckmann not only leads the Owls, but the Centennial Conference as well.

Bryn Mawr continued to put the pressure on Dickinson by controlling play over the next five-plus minutes. With just over 10 minutes to remaining in the half, Katie McCarthy tied the game with her goal from Tanya Bellingham at 59:34.

As the time continued to tick-off the scoreboard, both teams tried desperately to score the go-ahead goal and pick-up their first Centennial Conference win of the season. With 59-seconds remaining, it was Dickinson's Allison Forham that pushed the Devil's ahead with a goal from Alyssa Stillwell.

On the day, Beckmann was a perfect 2-for-2 on shots while freshman Bixler took a team-high six. Senior Chloe Weeks took two shots while freshman Alex Weinfeld made her first collegiate start in goal and posted 14 saves.

The last time Bryn Mawr scored two goals in a Centennial Conference game was back in 2006 when Amy Johnson tallied both goals against Haverford.

The Owls are back to action on Thursday, October 11, when the Owls play hosts to Ursinus at 4:30 pm on Applebee Field.