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WINTER PARK, Fla. (March 3, 2017) – Sophomore attacker Paige Brock tallied a team high four goals and three draw controls as the ninth-ranked Rollins women’s lacrosse team rolled to an easy 19-5 win over Wheeling Jesuit University on Friday night at Barker Family Stadium and Cahall-Sandspur Field.
The win advances the Tars to a record of 3-2 on the season, while Wheeling Jesuit dips to a mark of 1-3 on their young season.
A sophomore middie from Winger Springs, Fla., P. Brock netted a game high four goals, and added a game high three draw controls on the night. Classmate Kallie German matched a career high in points scored in a game as she led the Tars in total scoring, dishing out a game high and matching a career high four assists while adding a hat trick for seven points overall. Maggie Dougherty matched German in goals with a hat trick of her own and added one assist for four points on the day. Hannah Ashton and Julianna DeSimone added two goals apiece, while Kaitlin Prince, Brittany Eveler, Hannah Coakley, Meg Bespolka, and Megan Cury each scored one goal on the night. Contributing to the scoring efforts were Elle Ueland with two assists, followed by Maddie Hendren, Lily Rizk, Dougherty, and DeSimone added one assist apiece. Sophie Stavisky led the team in ground balls with three, while five different Tars caused one turnover apiece on the night.
In goal for Rollins, both Malorie Olin and Sarah Neely split time. Olin earned two saves in 30 minutes of play while allowing one goal, while Neely closed the matchup with four goals allowed.
The Cardinals saw goals from Taylor Quigg, Paige Plesich, Elizabeth Hales, Markie Wright, and Mary Burns as each netted one goal apiece. Plesich, Hales, and Wright each earned two points on the day as they each contributed one assist apiece. Maire Austin led the team in ground balls with three, while Holly Deckert and and Brianna Wahle led the team wtith two ground balls each. Lyndsay Carpenter led the Cardinals in caused turnovers with two on the day. In goal for Wheeling Jesuit,
Maire Austin played a full 60 minutes between the pipes, earning a team high three ground balls and earning three saves while allowing 19 goals.
HIGHLIGHTS AND HALF ANALYSIS
First Half l Rollins opened up the first half with a six goal lead before the Cardinals broke the streak with a goal by Hales at the 15:26 mark to set the score at 6-1. The ninth-ranked Tars then closed out the first half with four straight goals to close out the first stanza with an 11-1 lead.
Second Half l Wheeling Jesuit opened up scoring in the second half thanks to a goal by Burns off oan assist by Hales, but Rollins netted five straight to take a 16-2 lead with 18:06 to play in the game. Plesich broke the streak on a goal off of an assist by Wright, and Wright followed with a goal of her own off of an assist by Plesich to set the score at 16-4 in favor of Rollins with 14:17 to play. The Tars notched three straight to open up to a 19-4 lead with 2:45 to play, but a late goal by Quigg with 16 seconds in regulation closed out the matchup with a final score of 19-5.
- Friday night’s game kicked off a six-game home stand at Barker Family Stadium and Cahall-Sandspur Field for the Tars
- The Tars’ contest against the Cardinals marked the first time the two teams have met in official competition. Rollins now leads the series, 1-0
- Freshman Meg Bespolka netted her first goal of her collegiate career
NEXT UP FOR THE TARS
The Tars return to action on Sunday, March 5, when they host their annual North Region rival Stonehill College at Barker Family Stadium and Cahall-Sandspur Field. Game time against the Skyhawks is set for 7 p.m. Fans who are unable to make it to the game will be able to follow all of the action live with free HD video on the Geico Tars Sports Network, as well as with live stats provided on RollinsSports.com.
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