Nationally Ranked Falcons Fly Over Women's Lacrosse

The Lees-McRae Lady Bobcats lacrosse team hosted Pfeiffer University Friday afternoon in Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference action. The visiting Lady Falcons, ranked #7 in NCAA Division II, improved to 12-3, (7-1 CVAC), while the Lady Bobcats fall to 1-13, (0-8 CVAC).


The Lady Falcons took a quick 2-0 lead before Laura Hawthorne cut the deficit in half with her first goal of the game at 25:27. The Lady Falcons responded with six straight unanswered goals to take control of the contest, taking a 14-2 lead into halftime.

Ashley Hill led the attack for the visitors scoring a game high nine points with three goals and six assists. Elie Fenton, Alycia Schwarz, Brenna Clark and Patricia Hunter all found the back of the net twice while Schwarz and Clark also contributed an assist. Six Lady Falcons registered singles to round out the scoring.

Hawthorne, (pictured top left), scored twice to lead the Lady Bobcats while Brittany Dabkowski picked up two assists while Julia Campbell rounded out the Lady Bobcats scoring.

The Lady Bobcats will host St. Andrew's Presbyterian College Sunday afternoon at 1:00pm in CVAC action. The Lady Bobcats will honor seniors Dabkowski and Marjie Lesser prior to the game.