Guilord College Women’s Lacrosse Final – #6 Washington and Lee 16, Guilford 6

LEXINGTON, Va.— Junior attacker Colleen Evans (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) notched a career-high five goals and one assist to lead the sixth-ranked Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team to a 16-6 victory over Guilford on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

The Generals (13-1, 6-0) tallied the first three goals of the game to take a 3-0 lead at 23:03 before Guilford got on board at 21:49 (3-1) when senior attacker Caryn Washington (Baltimore, Md./Park) scored unassisted. W&L then used a four-goal spurt, including a pair of scores from Evans to take a 7-1 advantage at 13:48. However, the Quakers answered back with two tallies, one from sophomore midfielder Carrie Ernst (Randolph, N.J./Randolph) and another from Washington to cut it to a 7-3 game at 6:56. The Generals closed out the half with goals from Evans and senior attacker Laura Henson (Atlanta, Ga./Westminister) to take a 9-3 advantage at the break.

Both teams began the second half with two goals to make it an 11-5 game at 23:48 and the Generals out-scored the Quakers 5-1 the rest of the way to pull away for the 10-goal victory.

Evans scoring was supplemented by Henson, who notched three goals and two assists. Senior midfielder Megan Slosson (Cockeysville, Md./Maryvale Prep) chipped in three goals and sophomore attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) added one goal and two assists. Senior goalkeeper Sarah Tilbor (West Simsbury, Conn./Simsbury) played the entire contest in between the pipes and stopped 11 shots.

Guilford (7-5, 3-2) was paced by senior attacker Jordan Clodfelter’s (Adamant, Vt./Union-32) two goals and two assists. Washington also chipped in two goals and sophomore goalkeeper Alyzza-May Callahan (Fairhaven, Mass./New Bedford) played all 60:00 and registered 15 saves.

The Generals return to ODAC-action on Tuesday as they host Lynchburg for a 4:00 pm game. The Quakers visit league-rival Bridgewater College Sunday (4/13) at 2:00 p.m.

Lacrosse Game Summary (Final) / 2008 Guilford College Lacrosse
Guilford vs #6 Washington and Lee (Apr 12, 2008 at Lexington, Va.)

Guilford (7-5, 3-2 ODAC) vs. Washington and Lee (13-1, 6-0 ODAC)
Date: Apr 12, 2008 Location: Lexington, Va. Stadium: Watt Field
Attendance:115 Start time:2:00 pm End time:3:37 pm Total time:1:37

Guilford………… 3 3 – 6
Washington and Lee.. 9 7 – 16

Guilford SCORING: GOALS: Jordan Clodfelter 2; Caryn Washington 2; Carrie Ernst 1; Shelly Nogueira 1.
ASSISTS: Jordan Clodfelter 2; Carolyn Rodda 1.

Washington and Lee SCORING: GOALS: Colleen Evans 5; Laura Henson 3; Megan Slosson 2; Britten Mathews 1; Kelsi Robinson 1; Emily Mathews 1; Katie Flippen 1; Christine Bender 1; Ellie Van Sant 1.
ASSISTS: Laura Henson 2; Britten Mathews 2; Colleen Evans 1; Kelsi Robinson 1.

Guilford GROUND BALLS: Alyzza-May Callahan 7; Jennifer Abelin 4; Erin Baker 2; Meaghan Dill 1; Carrie Ernst 1; Kaitlin Feeney 1; Kelly Gonzalez 1; Jennifer Maynard 1; Leah Stettner 1.

Washington and Lee GROUND BALLS: Sarah Tilbor 10; Colleen Evans 3; Kat Michaels 3; Allison Gockley 2; Julie Gotwald 2; Kate Donnelly 1; Laura Henson 1; Britten Mathews 1; Emily Mathews 1; Kelley Zwart 1.

Guilford TURNOVERS CAUSED: Jennifer Abelin 1; Kaitlin Feeney 1; Kelly Gonzalez 1.
Washington and Lee TURNOVERS CAUSED: Allison Gockley 2; Colleen Evans 1; Katie Flippen 1; Kat Michaels 1; Ellie Van Sant 1; Kelley Zwart 1.

SHOTS – Guilford 19; Washington and Lee 34.
SHOTS ON GOAL – Guilford 17; Washington and Lee 31.
TURNOVERS – Guilford 18; Washington and Lee 16.
FACEOFFS – Guilford 0-0; Washington and Lee 0-0.
CLEARS – Guilford 15-21; Washington and Lee 21-23.
GOALIES – GC: Alyzza-May Callahan 7-2 (60:00 minutes, 31 shots-15 saves, 16 GA); W&L: Sarah Tilbor 13-1 (60:00, 17-11, 6).

Start time: 2:00 pm Finish time: 3:37 pm Length of game: 1:37
Officials:. Scorer: W&L Sports Informati.
A-115 T-1:37
Old Dominion Athletic Conference match Washington and Lee is ranked sixth in this week’s IWLCA/ Under Armour NCAA Division III Poll.