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Ninth-Ranked Rollins Cruises to 22-8 Victory over Young Harris

Ninth-Ranked Rollins Cruises to 22-8 Victory over Young Harris

Tars Roll to Fourth Straight Victory


YOUNG HARRIS, Ga.  (February 24, 2019) – The ninth-ranked Rollins women's lacrosse team jumped out to an early 5-0 lead and never looked back, cruising to a 22-8 South Region victory over Young Harris College on Sunday afternoon at the YHC Soccer and Lacrosse Field.

The win keeps the Tars perfect on their young season, advancing their overall record to 4-0.  The Mountain Lions accept their first defeat of the season and drop to a mark of 2-1.

Senior Kallie German led the team in goals with seven and added three assists for a game high 10 points overall.  Hannah Ashton followed German in scoring with six goals and two assists on the afternoon.  Nikki Stumpf, Eden Cooke, and Caroline Gastonguay tallied two goals apiece, followed by Lily Rizk, Kaitlin Young, and Paige Brock with one each.  Brock added two assists for three points on the day, while Lindsay Van Beck and Sammy Ottimo each earned one assist to complete the Tars' scoring efforts.  Rizk earned a team high five ground balls, while Van Beck won a game high nine draw controls and caused two turnovers.  In goal, Gabby Tanner earned two saves while facing 14 shots and 10 shots on goal.

Young Harris saw a team high four goals from Taylor Greenberg, followed by Leigh Anne Turner with two, as well as Channing Milford and Erika Cross with one apiece.  Mary Deatrick and Cross dished out one assist each.  Kelsey Dover earned a team best three ground balls and two caused turnovers, while Cross won a tea best six draw controls.  In goal, Rachel Robb played a full 60 minutes, earning 16 saves and allowing 22 goals as she faced 46 shots and 38 shots on goal.

The Tars dominated the shot count, 46-14, and shots on goal, 38-10.  Rollins also led the game in ground balls, 28-18, and draw controls, 22-10.

How it Happened:
The Tars jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first seven minutes and never looked back, entering into the halftime break holding onto a 13-5 lead over Young Harris.  Rollins carried the momentum into the second half, outscoring the Mountain Lions 9-3 in the final 30 minutes of action to close out the game with a final score of 22-8.

Series  History:
Rollins vs Young Harris (2-0)

 

Date

Opponent

 

Score

 

Attend

 

Site

Notes

 

4/4/2016

vs Young Harris

W

16-5

 

83

 

Cumming, Ga.

 

 

3/15/2018

vs. Young Harris

W

20-14

 

77

 

Cumming, Ga.

 

 

2/24/2019

at Young Harris

W

22-8

 

187

 

Young Harris, Ga.

 

Overall: 3-0
Conference: 0-0
Home: 0-0
Away: 1-0
Neutral: 2-0

Notes:

  • The Tars currently sit ninth on the IWLCA Division II Preseason Poll, and checked in at No. 8 on the first NIKE/US Lacrosse DII Top 20 regular season rankings of the season, climbing from their preseason ranking of 12th.
  • Rollins holds onto an all-time record of 3-0 against Young Harris, and Sunday's contest marks the first time the two teams have matched up at a non-neutral location.  Both previous matchups were at neutral site North Forsyth High School in Cumming, Ga.
  • German's 10 points matched a career high
  • Ashton's eight points and two assists marked a new career best.

NEXT:
Rollins returns to action on Tuesday, March 5, when they host Moravian College. Game time against the Greyhounds is set for 7:30 p.m. at Barker Family Stadium and Cahall-Sandspur Field.  Fans who are unable to attend the game will be able to follow all of the action with live stats on TarsStats.com, as well as with live video on the Tars Sports Network at RollinsSportsLive.com.

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