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Scott Harris Lynchburg College Sports Information 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501 434-544-8495 harris.se@lynchburg.edu For Immediate Release - 4/21/10 - #369 Women’s Lax Earns #3 Seed for ODAC Tournament With 18-7 Defeat of Virginia Wesleyan College BOX SCORE LYNCHBURG, VA - The Lynchburg College women’s lacrosse team secured the #3 seed for the upcoming Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Tournament with an 18-7 defeat of Virginia Wesleyan College on Wednesday night from Shellenberger Field. The Hornets will host #6 seed Guilford College on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the ODAC Quarterfinals. Lynchburg opened the flood gates early as they tallied the game’s first four goals in just four minutes and went into the half with an 11-3 game. The Hornets continued to pour it on in the second-half with seven goals to earn the 18-7 victory. Christina Tran (Sterling, VA/Severn) was outstanding in the net, tallying 14 saves and 10 groundballs while allowing just seven goals as she helped quiet a potent Marlins offense. Lindsay Gengras (Avon, CT/Avon) and Lesley Buckingham (Herndon, Va/Herndon) each tallied five points with Gengras posting four goals, one assist, five groundballs, five draw controls, and four caused turnovers while Buckingham tacked on three goals, two assists, and four draw controls. Julie Will (Bel Air, MD/C. Milton Wright), Morgan Logue (Barrington, IL/Barrington), and Meredith Stuart (Chapel Hill, NC/Pomfret School) each found the back of the net twice while Logue also contributed with four groundballs, three draw controls, and four forced turnovers. Kendall Adkin (New Milford, CT/New Milford) also provided two scores and one helper while Patty Sheahan (Lutherville, MD/St. Timothy’s) helped the cause with a goal and an assist. Laura Norris led the Marlins with four scores and one assist, Tara Harding found the back of the net twice, and Courtney Williams also scored once. Brittany MacKnew and Michelle Mace split time in goal to record 13 saves and nine ground balls. LC outshot VWC 45-25, held a 28-19 advantage in ground balls, and a 17-10 edge in draw controls. The Hornets were successful on 16-of-21 clear attempts compared to just a 10-for-20 effort for the Marlins. Lynchburg shot an astronomical 20 free position shots while converting on nine due to 26 fouls and three yellow cards by Virginia Wesleyan, and Virginia Wesleyan made 2-of-6 free positioners. Lynchburg will host Guilford College on Saturday in the ODAC Tournament quarterfinals. ###


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