Women’s Lacrosse Final – Virginia Wesleyan 20, Guilford 11

Posted by Don Moore on March 26, 2011 at 10:58 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Tara Harding scored six goals in Virginia Wesleyan College’s 20-11 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) lacrosse win over visiting Guilford College Saturday.

Courtney Williams scored three of her four tallies in the first half, which sparked the Marlins (4-5, 2-1 ODAC) to a 12-4 halftime lead. Guilford’s E’Leyna Garcia opened the scoring with her first of three goals on the day, but the Marlins answered with the next seven scores before Guilford’s Summer Frazier made it a 7-2 game midway through the half. Virginia Wesleyan’s Natalie Belva scored three times during the decisive 7-0 run and also had four goals in the game.

Harding scored the first two goals of the second half for Virginia Wesleyan, which never led by fewer than eight goals in the second half.

The Marlins won 20 of 33 draws and enjoyed a 38-18 edge in shots. Williams collected a game-high eight draws and also picked up four draw controls.
Frazier finished with four goals, an assist and five ground balls for the Quakers. Sarah Bradburd scored twice and picked up six ground balls.

Guilford visits Christopher Newport University Sunday (3/27) at 1:00 p.m.

Lacrosse Game Summary (Final)
2011 Guilford College Lacrosse
Guilford vs Virginia Wesleyan (Mar 26, 2011 at Virginia Beach, VA)

Guilford (2-6, 1-1 ODAC) vs. Virginia Wesleyan (4-5, 2-1 ODAC)
Date: Mar 26, 2011
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Stadium: Foster Field/Trinder
Attendance:100
Start time:5:00 pm
End time:7:20 pm
Total time:2:20

SCORE BY PERIOD 1 2 Tot
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Guilford............ 4 7 - 11
Virginia Wesleyan... 12 8 - 20

Guilford SCORING: GOALS: Summer Frazier 4; E'Leyna Garcia 3; Sarah Bradburd 2; Shannon Kandola 1; Reegan Carbone 1.
ASSISTS: Summer Frazier 1.

Virginia Wesleyan SCORING: GOALS: Tara Harding 6; Courtney Williams 4; Natalie Belva 4; Taylor Harding 3; Nikki Salyers 1; Allison Buckley 1; Jen Cathcart 1.
ASSISTS: Courtney Williams 1.

Guilford GROUND BALLS: Sarah Bradburd 6; Summer Frazier 5; Kathryn Carella 2; Becca Colley 2; Shannon Kandola 2; Reegan Carbone 1; Katherine Falzareno 1; E'Leyna Garcia 1; Liza Mettler 1; Katie Oliver 1.

Virginia Wesleyan GROUND BALLS: Tara Harding 10; Courtney Williams 4; Mari Carmichael 3; Courtney Shelton 3; Taylor Harding 2; Nikki Salyers 2; Allison Buckley 1; Lauren Davis 1; Brittani Hans 1; Anna Kate Collier 1.

Guilford TURNOVERS CAUSED: Sarah Bradburd 1; Becca Colley 1; Katherine Falzareno 1; Summer Frazier 1; E'Leyna Garcia 1; Shannon Kandola 1.
Virginia Wesleyan TURNOVERS CAUSED: Mari Carmichael 2; Allison Buckley 1; Tara Harding 1; Taylor Harding 1; Anna Kate Collier 1; Nikki Salyers 1; Courtney Williams 1.

SHOTS - Guilford 18; Virginia Wesleyan 38.
SHOTS ON GOAL - Guilford 15; Virginia Wesleyan 26.
TURNOVERS - Guilford 15; Virginia Wesleyan 13.

GOALIES - GC: Liza Mettler 2-6 (60:00 minutes, 26 shots-6 saves, 20 GA); VWC: Michelle Mace (30:00, 9-2, 7) , Brittany MacKnew 4-5 (30:00, 6-2, 4).

Officials:
Scorer: VWC Sports Info..
Old Dominion Athletic Conference game


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