College Women’s Lacrosse Final – Guilford 18, Sewanee 5

Posted by Press Release on February 16, 2013 at 3:41 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – E’leyna Garcia scored six goals and Lily Colley added five in Guilford College’s 18-5 women’s lacrosse win over the University of the South in both teams’ season opener. The victory marked the first at Guilford for Quakers’ head coach Sarah Lamphier, who took over the team in September.

Garcia and Colley both scored three times in the first 12 minutes as the Quakers (1-0) raced to an 8-0 lead. Mallory Grimm got the Tigers (0-1) on the board with 13:21 left in the half, but Guilford closed out the period on a 5-2 run for a 13-3 halftime lead. The Quakers yielded only one even-strength goal in the second half and controlled possession with an 18-7 edge in draw controls in the game.

Garcia added two assists, six ground balls and three draws. Colley had a helper and three ground balls. Eleanora Keene scored four times and notched game highs in ground balls (8), draw controls (8) and caused turnovers (3). Becca Colley contributed two goals, three ground balls and five draw controls. Goaltender Liza Mettler stopped eight shots and picked up three ground balls.

Wittney Reed paced the Tigers with two scores and two draw controls. Anna Morrow caused two turnovers and added an assist and four ground balls. Rookie neminder Sammy Strasburger had nine saves in her college debut.

Guilford is back in action Feb. 25 when it hosts the Rochester Institute of Technology at 7:00 p.m.

Lacrosse Game Summary (Final)
2013 Guilford College Lacrosse
Sewanee vs Guilford (Feb 16, 2013 at Greensboro, NC)

Sewanee (0-1) vs. Guilford (1-0)
Date: Feb 16, 2013 Location: Greensboro, NC Stadium: Armfield Ath. Center
Attendance:100 Start time:12 noon End time:1:30 pm Total time:1:30

   SCORE BY PERIOD       1  2  Tot
  Sewanee.............  3  2 -  5
  Guilford............ 13  5 - 18

Sewanee SCORING: GOALS: Wittney Reed 2; Mallory Grimm 1; Ellie Murphy 1; Molly Arnold 1.
ASSISTS: Janie Hannon 1; Anna Morrow 1.

Guilford SCORING: GOALS: E’leyna Garcia 6; Lily Colley 5; Eleanora Keene 4; Becca Colley 2; Marina Bailey 1.
ASSISTS: E’leyna Garcia 2; Lily Colley 1; Anna Howard 1.

Sewanee GROUND BALLS: Anna Morrow 4; Alexis Crittenden 3; Olivia Vietor 3; Molly Arnold 2; Chelsea Staunton 2; Brita Brudvig 1; Ellie Murphy 1; Sammy Strasburger 1; Dori Wilson 1.

Guilford GROUND BALLS: Eleanora Keene 8; E’leyna Garcia 6; Becca Colley 3; Lily Colley 3; Celine De Perlinghi 3; Liza Mettler 3; Ashly Bennington 1; Lizz Carella 1; Millie Carter 1; Summer Fowler 1; Courtney Morsberger 1.

Sewanee TURNOVERS CAUSED: Anna Morrow 2; Molly Arnold 1; Wittney Reed 1; Chelsea Staunton 1; Dori Wilson 1.
Guilford TURNOVERS CAUSED: Eleanora Keene 3; Becca Colley 1; Lily Colley 1; Celine De Perlinghi 1; E’leyna Garcia 1; Courtney Morsberger 1.

SHOTS – Sewanee 20; Guilford 30.
SHOTS ON GOAL – Sewanee 13; Guilford 27.
TURNOVERS – Sewanee 18; Guilford 18.
CLEARS – Sewanee 8-15; Guilford 7-14.
GOALIES – SEWANEE: Sammy Strasburger 0-1 (60:00 minutes, 27 shots-9 saves, 18 GA); GC: Liza Mettler 1-0 (60:00, 13-8, 5).

Start time: 12 noon Finish time: 1:30 pm Length of game: 1:30
Officials:. Scorer: Guilford SID.
Nonconference game

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