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Third-Ranked Tars Close Regular Season Slate with 17-6 Win Over Embry-Riddle

Third-Ranked Tars Close Regular Season Slate with 17-6 Win Over Embry-Riddle

Van Beck and German Set New All-Time Career Records on Senior Day


WINTER PARK, Fla.  (April 17, 2019) – Seniors Lindsay Van Beck and Kallie German set two new all-time career records within less than a minute of each other on Wednesday evening at Cahall-Sandspur Field as the No. 3 Rollins women's lacrosse team downed Embry-Riddle by a final score of 17-6.  The Senior Day win advances the Tars to a record of 14-1, and 5-1 in Sunshine State Conference action, while the Eagles fall to 10-6, and 2-3 in conference play.

Van Beck was the first to crack an all-time record on the evening, as her second caused turnover of the game at the 25:29 mark notched the 108th of her career, placing her first in the all-time record books.  After a quick timeout to celebrate the achievement, the Tars maintained possession and saw German come out of the break to score her first goal of the game with 24:35 on the clock, amassing her 196th of her career to overtake the top spot in program record books, as well.

Overall on the night, the Tars were led in scoring by German, whose 10 point performance of four goals and six assists marked a game high.  Hannah Ashton, Rachel Valocchi, Eden Cooke, Sammy Ottimo, and Lily Rizk scored two goals each, followed by Paige Brock, Nikki Stumpf, and Maddie McVicker with one apiece.  Handing out assists behind German's six were Ashton, Hannah Forbes, and Caroline Gastonguay with one each.  Van Beck rolled through the rest of the night after her milestone mark, winning five draw controls, earning two ground balls, and notching a game high four caused turnovers.  Maggie Dougherty matched Van Beck in draw controls with five, adding two caused turnovers of her own.  Haley Brock made her senior night count with two ground balls and two caused turnovers on the evening.  Leading the team in ground balls on the night was Hannah Coakley with three.  In goal, sophomore Gabby Tanner faced a total of 12 shots on goal from the Eagles, earning six saves while allowing six goals in 60 minutes of action.

Embry-Riddle saw a team best three goals from McKenzie Jackson, followed by Mya Watson with two goals of her own, and Gillian Greenberg with one.  Watson led the team in assists with two, while Erin Bryenton, Greenberg, and Kendall Leonard each dished out one on the evening.  Jackson had a solid outing for the Eagles, earning a team high four ground balls and adding four draw controls while scoring on 1-of-2 free position shots.  Elizabeth Ninesling led the team with five draw controls of her own, while Leonard, Grace Ebbesmeyer, and Ninesling each earned a team high one caused turnover apiece.  Skylar Mossop started the game in goal, earning five saves while allowing nine goals in 23:56 minutes in cage.  Mary Catherine Kreider closed out the final 36:04 in goal for the Eagles, earning one save while allowing eight goals.

How it Happened:
The Tars found themselves knotted at 1-1 with 26:37 on the clock after Nikki Stumpf and Gillian Greenberg put both teams on the board.  The Tars then rallied to score nine unanswered to take a 10-1 lead with 5:19 to go before halftime, and closed out the first half with an 11-3 lead at the break.  Rollins rolled through the final 30 minutes of action, out-scoring Embry-Riddle 6-3 to close out the game with a 17-6 victory.

Rollins led the shot count, 30-14, held the edge in ground balls, 14-13, won more draw controls, 14-11, and scored on 4-of-5 free position shots while holding the Eagles to just one goal on five free position shots on the night. 

Notes:

  • The Tars close out the 2019 regular season undefeated at home with a record of 6-0 at Cahall-Sandspur Field.
  • With her first goal of the game, senior attacker Kallie German became the program's all-time leader in career goals with 196.  German close out the night with four goals, good for 199 in her career.  German surpassed former Tars standout Tyler Thomas `16, who amassed 195 goals in her four year career.
  • German was tabbed Sunshine State Conference Offensive Player of the Week and IWLCA Division II Offensive Player of the Week this week.
  • With her second caused turnover of the game, senior defender Lindsay Van Beck moved into first place in program record books for all-time career caused turnovers with 108.  After earning four on the night, Van Beck now has 110 in her career.  Van Beck surpassed former midfield superstar Courtney Bianculli `13, who earned 107 in her career with the Tars.
  • Van Beck was named Sunshine State Conference Defensive Player of the Week this week.
  • Rollins entered the game ranked No. 3 on the IWLCA DII Poll, and No. 4 on the US Lacrosse Top 20.
  • Rollins now leads the all-time series with the Eagles, 2-0.

Rollins vs Embry-Riddle (1-0)

 

Date

Opponent

 

Score

 

Attend

Site

Notes

*

04/18/2019

At Embry-Riddle

W

21-13

 

45

Daytona Beach, Fla.

Rollins ranked No. 6

*

4/17/2019

EMBRY-RIDDLE

W

17-6

 

237

Winter Park, Fla.

Rollins ranked No. 3

                   

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

NEXT:
With their regular season slate concluded, the Tars will await news of Sunshine State Conference Tournament seedings.  This season's conference tournament is set to kick off on Thursday, April 25, with the Championship game scheduled for Sunday, April 28.  For the latest news on this year's conference tournament schedule, stay tuned to RollinsSports.com.

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