Women's lacrosse rallies past Guilford

Alicia Sandoval cradles left-handed.

Lynchburg, Va. -- The Lynchburg College women's lacrosse team saw five players score multiple goals as the Hornets rolled to a 19-11 win over Guilford Tuesday night in Old Dominion Athletic Conference play.

Sophomore attackmen Kelsi Trevisan (West Chester, Pa.) and Carly Sandler (Kennebunk, Maine) led the way with four goals apiece. Trevisan chipped in three assists, while Sandler picked up five ground balls and a draw control.

Junior attackman Alicia Sandoval (Montclair, Va.) collected a hat trick, five assists, four ground balls and four caused turnovers in a monster performance.

Senior midfielder Dorrie MacGregor (Centreville, Md.) and senior attackman Sidney Gleason (Dumfries, Va.) each added a pair of goals. MacGregor also picked up six draw controls and two ground balls.

 

THE RUNDOWN

Final: Lynchburg 19, Guilford 11

Records: Lynchburg (6-6, 4-1 ODAC), Guilford (6-8, 1-5 ODAC)

Venue: Shellenberger Field, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Va.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Lynchburg jumped out to an early 2-0 lead on goals by junior midfielder Hannah Creasey (Virginia Beach, Va.) and Trevisan, but the Quakers rallied back to tie the game, 3-3, midway through the first half.

  • With the game tied 4-4 and 11 minutes to play in the opening half, LC ripped off a 4-0 run to take control of the game. LC led 9-6 at the break, Trevisan heading the charge with three goals and three assists in the first 30 minutes.

  • The Hornets ended all doubt in the second half, scoring nine of the first 11 goals in the period. Sandoval netted a hat trick in the half.

  • LC's defense also stepped up in the half as senior goalie Chelsea Shultis (Hurley, N.Y.) made 13 of her 14 saves after intermission. She and the Hornets D also stymied three Quaker free position shots.

 

LOOKING AHEAD

Lynchburg will stay home over the weekend as they welcome ODAC rival Randolph-Macon to Shellenberger Field Saturday, April 21. The Hornets and Yellow Jackets will take the first draw at 7 p.m.

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