College Women’s Lacrosse Final – #2 Washington and Lee 15, Guilford 4

Posted by Press Release on April 23, 2017 at 8:16 am under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Second-ranked Washington and Lee University posted a 15-4 women’s lacrosse win at Guilford College Saturday to extend its winning streak to eight games.

Mimi McCowatt, one of three three-goal scorers for the Generals (12-1, 6-0 ODAC), fueled an important 10-0 run that spanned the two halves. Guilford’s Amanda Dionne scored 11:46 before halftime to draw the Quakers to within 5-3, but Washington and Lee answered with the next 10 scores to put the game out of reach. The Generals scored five time in the first half’s final minutes to take an 11-3 edge.

Ranked second in this week’s Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Association’s NCAA Division III Poll, the Generals controlled possession by winning 16 of the game’s 20 draw controls and by forcing Guilford (6-9, 2-6 ODAC) into 22 turnovers. Washington and Lee outshot Guilford, 39-8, and had seven different goal scorers. Haley Tucker and Jess Castelo joined McCowatt with three scores. Castelo added an assist to join Sara Holland (1 goal, 3 assists) with a game-high four points. Cordelia Peters picked up a game-high seven ground balls and Tucker collected five draw controls, which led all players. Goalie Elliot Gilbert made one save against four shots in 44 minutes of work.

Dionne’s two goals paced the Quakers’ offense. Summer Fowler, one of five Guilford seniors honored before the game, had a goal and an assist, plus three ground balls. Senior goalie Sammi Milbourn made 12 saves, caused two turnovers and picked up three ground balls.

Coach Sarah Lamphier’s Quakers visit league-rival Shenandoah University next Saturday (4/29) in their final regular-season contest.

Lacrosse Game Summary (Final)
2017 Guilford College Lacrosse
#2 Washington and Lee vs Guilford (Apr 22, 2017 at Greensboro, NC)
Washington and Lee (12-1, 6-0 ODAC) vs. Guilford (6-9, 3-4 ODAC)
Date: Apr 22, 2017
Location: Greensboro, NC
Stadium: Armfield Ath. Center
Attendance:150
Start time:4:00 PM
End time:5:48 PM
Total time:1:48

SCORE BY PERIOD       1  2  Tot
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Washington and Lee.. 11  4 - 15
Guilford............  3  1 -  4

Washington and Lee SCORING: GOALS: Jess Castelo 3; Haley Tucker 3; Mimi MacCowatt 3; Hayley Soutter 2; Olivia Sisson 2; Sara Holland 1; Cordelia Peters 1.
ASSISTS: Sara Holland 3; Collette Murray 3; Jess Castelo 1.

Guilford SCORING: GOALS: Amanda Dionne 2; Summer Fowler 1; Megan Gaeth 1.
ASSISTS: Summer Fowler 1.

Washington and Lee GROUND BALLS: Cordelia Peters 7; Caitlin Anderson 2; Jess Castelo 2; Elliot Gilbert 2; Haley Tucker 2; Brianna Hayes 1; Sara Holland 1; Mimi MacCowatt 1; Olivia Sisson 1; Hayley Soutter 1; Maggie Waxter 1; Hannah Wiltshire 1.
Guilford GROUND BALLS: Gabriela Silva 4; Summer Fowler 3; Sammi Milbourn 3; Demming Carlow 2; Amber Dubois 1; Kelly Martin 1; Hannah Rossheim 1.

Washington and Lee TURNOVERS CAUSED: Cordelia Peters 3; Riley Garcia 2; Hayley Soutter 2; Haley Tucker 2; Caitlin Anderson 1; Jess Castelo 1; Elliot Gilbert 1; Parker Hamill 1; Mimi MacCowatt 1.
Guilford TURNOVERS CAUSED: Summer Fowler 2; Sammi Milbourn 2; Demming Carlow 1; Gabriela Silva 1.

SHOTS – Washington and Lee 39; Guilford 8.
SHOTS ON GOAL – Washington and Lee 27; Guilford 6.
MAN-UP OPPORTUNITIES – Washington and Lee 1-0; Guilford 1-0.
TURNOVERS – Washington and Lee 17; Guilford 22.
CLEARS – Washington and Lee 11-13; Guilford 9-19
GOALIES – W&L: Elliot Gilbert 12-1 (44:08 minutes, 4 shots-1 saves, 3 GA) , Hannah Wiltshire (15:52, 2-1, 1); GC: Sammi Milbourn 6-9 (60:00, 27-12, 15).

Start time: 4:00 PM
Finish time: 5:48 PM
Length of game: 1:48
Officials: Rodney Smith; Beth Buzzell; Michelle Hood.
Scorer: Guilford Sports Info.
A-150
T-1:48
Old Dominion Athletic Conference game Washington and Lee is ranked 2nd in this week’s IWLCA Division III Poll


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