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Sun Feb 25
Final
21 #24 Denison
3 at Fredonia
in Fredonia, N.Y.
Thu Mar 01
Final
9 Redlands
11 #25 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Mar 04
Final
4 #25 Denison
17 at #1 Gettysburg
in Gettysburg, Pa.
Wed Mar 14
Final - 2OT
12 Ill. Wesleyan
13 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Mar 17
Final
16 Denison
12 vs. Dickinson
@ Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tenn (Natchez Field)
Tue Mar 20
Final
12 Rhodes
9 vs. Denison
@ Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tenn. (Natchez Field)
Sun Mar 25
Final
3 Baldwin Wallace
19 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Mar 31
Final
9 Allegheny
21 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 07
Final
14 Denison
7 at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Sun Apr 08
Final
3 Ohio Wesleyan
19 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Apr 11
Final
23 Denison
6 at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Sat Apr 14
Final
6 Wooster
20 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Apr 18
Final
14 Denison
8 at John Carroll
in University Heights, Ohio
Sat Apr 21
Final
26 Denison
2 at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Wed Apr 25
Final
23 Denison
0 at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Apr 28
Final
6 Oberlin
17 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed May 02
Final
8 Allegheny
24 Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAC Tournament Semifinal
Sat May 05
Final
10 Wooster
17 Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAC Tournament Championship
Sat May 12
Final
4 Calvin
21 Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAA Tournament Second Round
Sat May 19
Final
4 Denison
16 at Salisbury
in Salisbury, Md. - NCAA Regional Semifinal
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Denison fends off late Adrian charge

Kelsey Wright scored the eventual game-winning goal at Adrian on Saturday.
Kelsey Wright scored the eventual game-winning goal at Adrian on Saturday.

Denison held off a late charge to edge Adrian, 14-13, and stay undefeated in 2013.  With the win, the Big Red improves to 5-0 on the season, while the Bulldogs fall to 6-2.

The two squads traded off the first four goals of the game, before back-to-back scores by Whitney Powel and Carol Allen gave DU a 4-2 edge.  Now up 4-3, Powel, Allen and Katherine Palms netted consecutive goals over a 7+ minute span to give the Big Red their largest lead of the day, 7-3.  Adrian rallied to trim the deficit to one, but a score by Molly Chapman with 15 seconds left in the half gave Denison an 8-6 edge heading into the intermission.

Adrian opened the half with a pair of goals in the first 2:07 to knot the contest at 8-8.  Allen broke the tie with a free-position goal at 24:57, but back-to-back free-position scores by Hannah Early and Heather Newblom gave the Bulldogs their first lead of the day, 10-9.

The Big Red quickly tied the game at 10-10 when Erin Keller found Powel for her 11th goal of the season and third of the game at 22:52.  Keller added a goal two minutes later, while tallies from Allen and Chapman made it a three-score contest.  With less than 12 minutes to play, Adrian's Stacey Birlson shrunk the margin to two.  Early then added a man-up goal off an assist from Birlson to close the gap to 13-12 with 8:17 on the clock.

With exactly seven minutes remaining, senior Molly Cornbrooks found Kelsey Wright for her seventh goal of the season, giving DU a 14-12 lead.  Almost three minutes later, Maddie Dugan converted a free-position attempt to make it a one-score game for the 10th time.

Denison freshman Rachel Pregel won the ensuing draw control, but, with 3:01 left in regulation, Adrian regain possession after a Big Red turnover.  After the successful clear, the Bulldogs had two minutes and 43 seconds to get the game-tying goal.  However, the DU defense forced a Birlson turnover that was scooped up by Isabel Swicklik.  The Big Red offense ran out the final 2:26 to lock up its fifth win of the season.

Allen paced the DU attack with five goals and an assist, while Powel chipped in three scores.  Keller and Chapman each logged two goals and an assist, while Cornbrooks dished out two helpers.  Melissa Weinsz led the defense with three ground balls, while Swicklik added two.  Denison keeper Grace Bodenmann improved to 4-0 on the year after making 11 saves in 60 minutes.

Denison (5-0) returns to action on Wednesday they host Washington & Jefferson College.  Game time is scheduled for 6 p.m.