Women’s Lacrosse Final – #15 Washington and Lee 19, Guilford 6

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Emmy Mathews scored four goals and an assist in visiting Washington and Lee University’s 19-6 lacrosse win at Guilford College Wednesday. Ranked 15th in this week’s Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches’ Association NCAA Division III Poll, the Generals maintained their perfect ODAC record (7-0) and improved to 10-4 overall.

After Guilford’s E’leyna Garcia scored the game’s first goal, Washington and Lee reeled off 10 of the game’s next 11 scores. Seven different Generals scored in the first half to give the guests a 7-2 halftime lead.

Wilton Megargel opened the second half with her second of three goals on the day and Washington and Lee picked up where it left off in the first frame. Kate Speare’s free-position goal with 24:35 left in the game opened an 11-3 Generals’ lead and triggered a 9-1 spurt by the visitors. Mathews closed the run with consecutive goals that made the score 18-4 in favor of the Generals.

Ten different Generals ended up with goals, including Megargel and Alli Shearin, who both scored three times. Alex Van Horn, who contributed two goals and an assist, shared team-high honors with Mathews with four draw controls. Washington and Lee won 15 draws and outshot the Quakers, 36-17.

Garcia scored five of Guilford’s six goals. Summer Frazier picked up a game-high seven draw controls and Liza Mettler made 10 stops and five ground balls in goal.

The Quakers return to action Saturday at league-rival Randolph College.

                         Lacrosse Game Summary (Final)
                         2011 Guilford College Lacrosse
      #15 Washington and Lee vs Guilford (Apr 20, 2011 at Greensboro, NC)

       Washington and Lee (10-4, 7-0 ODAC) vs. Guilford (4-10, 3-4 ODAC)
Date: Apr 20, 2011  Location: Greensboro, NC        Stadium: Armfield Ath. Center
Attendance:60   Start time:3:00 pm   End time:4:32 pm   Total time:1:32    

SCORE BY PERIOD       1  2  Tot
Washington and Lee..  7 12 - 19
Guilford............  2  4 -  6

Washington and Lee SCORING: GOALS: Emmy Mathews 4; Alli Shearin 3;
Wilton Megargel 3; Alex Van Horn 2; Meade Brewster 2; Maddie McKaig 1;
Kate Donnelly 1; Margaret Klein 1; Katie Hagen 1; Kate Speare 1. 
ASSISTS: Maddie McKaig 3; Elizabeth Bucklee 1; Emmy Mathews 1; Alli
Shearin 1; Alex Van Horn 1. 

Guilford SCORING: GOALS: E'leyna Garcia 5; Kathryn Carella 1. 
ASSISTS: Shannon Kandola 1. 

Washington and Lee GROUND BALLS: Maddie McKaig 4; Kathy Brown 2; Kate
Donnelly 2; Margaret Klein 2; Emmy Mathews 2; Lauren Acker 1;
Christina Benedetti 1; Meade Brewster 1; Katie Hagen 1; Meredith Lavin
1; Alli Shearin 1; Greta Witter 1. 

Guilford GROUND BALLS: Liza Mettler 5; Sarah Bradburd 3; Katherine
Falzareno 3; Katie Oliver 3; Kathryn Carella 1; Summer Frazier 1; Erin
Hoerner 1; Annie Motta 1. 

Washington and Lee TURNOVERS CAUSED: Emmy Mathews 2; Alli Shearin 1;
Leanne Stone 1. 
Guilford TURNOVERS CAUSED: Katherine Falzareno 2; Liza Mettler 2;
Sarah Bradburd 1; Erin Hoerner 1; Annie Motta 1. 

SHOTS - Washington and Lee 36; Guilford 17.
SHOTS ON GOAL - Washington and Lee 29; Guilford 14.

PENALTIES - Washington and Lee 0/0:00; Guilford 0/0:00.
MAN-UP OPPORTUNITIES - Washington and Lee 0-0; Guilford 0-0.

TURNOVERS - Washington and Lee 22; Guilford 20.

CLEARS - Washington and Lee 15-19; Guilford 8-19.

GOALIES - W&L: Katharine Farrar 10-4 (37:06 minutes, 10 shots-7 saves,
3 GA) , Alex Hamill (22:54, 4-1, 3); GC: Liza Mettler 3-10 (60:00,
29-10, 19).

Start time: 3:00 pm   Finish time: 4:32 pm   Length of game: 1:32 
Officials: Kristen Kruhm; Denise Rodio; Marcy Robb. Scorer: Guilford
Sports Info.

A-60 T-1:32
Old Dominion Athletic Conference match Washington and Lee is ranked
15th in this week's IWLCA NCAA Division III Poll