skip navigation

German Nets 11 Points as Fifth-Ranked Rollins Overwhelms No. 5 Tampa,18-10

German Nets 11 Points as Fifth-Ranked Rollins Overwhelms No. 5 Tampa,18-10

German Nets New Program Record for Points in a Game with Five Goals and Career High Six Assists


WINTER PARK, Fla.  (April 10, 2019) – Senior attacker Kallie German notched a new program record for overall points scored in a game as she scored five goals and dished out a career high six assists for 11 points on the night, helping lift the fifth-ranked Rollins women's lacrosse team to an 18-10 victory over No. 5 University of Tampa on Wednesday evening at Cahall-Sandspur Field.

Both teams entered into the game in a tie for fifth place on the latest IWLCA Division II Coaches Poll, announced earlier this week, marking the first time Rollins has ever played an opponent with the same national ranking at the time of competition.

The win marks the second of the season for the Tars over the nationally-ranked Spartans, and advances Rollins' record to 12-1, and 3-1 in Sunshine State Conference action.  The loss marks the first conference defeat of the season for the Spartans, halting a six-game win streak and dropping their overall record to 9-3, and 2-1 in SSC play.

Behind German's impressive 11-point performance, Hannah Ashton netted five goals of her own while adding one assist for a six point outing, matching a career best for points in a game. Lily Rizk and Paige Brock tallied two goals apiece, while Hannah Coakley and Caroline Gastonguay earned a goal and an assist each on the evening for two points.  Rachel Valocchi and Maddie McVicker netted one goal each, while Sammy Ottimo earned one assist.  Junior midfielder Maggie Dougherty matched a career high in draw controls, winning 10 of the Tars' 21 on the night. Taylor Kienle and Rizk added three draw controls each, followed by Lindsay Van Beck and Hannah Coakley with two apiece, and Hannah Forbes with a draw control of her own.  Gabby Tanner led the team in ground balls with five, followed by three from Ashton and Adia Field-Ridley.  Van Beck, Rizk, P. Brock, and Field-Ridley led the team in caused turnovers with two apiece.  In goal, Tanner played a full game, facing 20 shots and 15 shots on frame where she earned five saves while allowing 10 goals.

Tampa saw three goals from Kristyn Staley, followed by two by both Carly Vaccaro and Caroline Forester.  Vaccaro added an assist for a three point outing.  Kayla Kosubinsky netted a goal and two assists, while Claire Swanson scored a goal and an assist on the night.  Lizzie Pierpoint earned a goal of her own, while Rachel Crawford dished out an assist.  Forester led the team in ground balls with four, followed by three from goalie Bridget Sutter.  Both Swanson and Pierpont earned a team high three draw controls, followed by two from Allie Popelar.  Leading the Spartans in caused turnovers was Swanson with three.  In Goal, Sutter faced 31 shots and 29 shots on goal from the Tars, earning 11 saves while allowing 18 goals in 60 minutes of action.

Rollins led the shot count, 31-20, earned more ground balls, 23-22, and dominated the game off the draw, winning 21-of-30 on the night.  The Tars also placed more shots on goal with 29 while the Spartans only placed 15 shots on cage. 

How it Happened:
German got the scoring started by converting a free position shot at the 28:23 mark to give the Tars a 1-0 lead, but an unassisted goal by Staley evened the score at 1-1 a little over four minutes later, marking the only time the game would be tied throughout the contest.  The Tars then netted three straight to take a 4-1 lead with 19:07 on the clock, but saw the Spartans outscore them in the next 10 minutes, 3-1, to whittle their lead down to one, 5-4, with 9:38 to go before the halftime break.  Rollins was not about to back down, and scored four straight to close out the first half with a 9-4 lead.  The Tars continued to ride their overwhelming momentum over Tampa into the second half, outscoring UT 9-6 in the final 30 minutes of play to wrap up the game with a decisive 18-10 victory.

Notes:

  • When playing on their home field, Rollins is 5-0 against Tampa.  Overall, the Tars lead the all-time series, 7-1.  When playing against a ranked Tampa team, Rollins is 2-0.
  • Kallie German is one goal away from becoming the program's all-time leader in career goals.  Currently, she is tied with previous leader, Tyler Thomas `16, with 195 career goals.
  • With 103 career caused turnovers, Lindsay Van Beck is five away from becoming the program's all-time leader in.  She needs to surpass leader Courtney Bianculli `13, who amassed 107 in her career with the Tars.
  • Rollins entered the game ranked No. 5 on the IWLCA DII Poll, and No. 5 on the US Lacrosse Top 20.
  • The Spartans entered into Wednesday's matchup ranked No. 5 on the IWLCA DII Poll, and No. 6 on the US Lacrosse Top 20
  • Wednesday's game marks the first time the Tars have taken on an opponent that was tied with them on the national poll at the time of competition.
  • German notched a new program best for points in a game with 11 as she scored five goals and handed out a career high six assists.
  • Maggie Dougherty matched a career high in draw controls with 10.
  • Hannah Ashton matched a career best six points with five goals and one assist.

Series  History:
Rollins vs Tampa (7-1)

 

Date

Opponent

 

Score

 

Attend

Site

Notes

 

2/9/2014

At Tampa

W

21-7

 

487

Tampa, Fla.

Rollins ranked No. 4

 

4/27/2014

TAMPA

W

17-6

 

345

Winter Park, Fla.

 

*

2/8/2015

TAMPA

W

24-5

 

316

Winter Park, Fla.

Sunshine State Conference Contest | Rollins ranked No. 18

*

2/7/2016

At Tampa

W

13-6

 

345

Tampa, Fla.

Sunshine State Conference Contest | Rollins ranked No. 6

*

2/8/2017

TAMPA

W

25-6

 

316

Winter Park, Fla.

Sunshine State Conference Contest | Rollins ranked No. 6

*

2/10/2018

At Tampa

L

6-10

 

243

Tampa, Fla.

Sunshine State Conference Contest | Rollins ranked No. 11

 

2/5/2019

#19 TAMPA

W

21-16

 

213

Winter Park, Fla.

Rollins ranked No. 9

*

4/10/2019

#5 TAMPA

W

18-10

 

157

Winter Park, Fla.

Sunshine State Conference Contest | Rollins ranked No. 5

Overall: 7-1
* Conference: 4-1
% SSC Tournament: 0-0
+ NCAA Tournament: 0-0
Home: 5-0
Away: 2-1
Neutral: 0-0

NEXT:
Rollins takes to the road for their next contest, making the trip to the west coast to take on Saint Leo University in Sunshine State Conference action.  Game time against the Lions is set for 11:00 a.m. at University Turf Stadium. Fans who are unable to attend the game will be able to follow all of the action live on the Tars Sports Network as well as the Sunshine State Conference Digital Network, as well as with live stats on TarsStats.com.

For the latest news, updates, and information on the Rollins women's lacrosse team, fans can visit RollinsSports.com.  Fans can also stay up-to-date on the latest #TARnation news by following Rollins Sports on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.