March 21, 2009

Women's Lacrosse Team Splits in Pennsylvania

PENNSYLVANIA - Desiree Cox had 21 points, 15 goals and six assists, in two games as the Lees-McRae College Lady Bobcats women's lacrosse team defeated Wilmington University 22-11 and lost to Chestnut Hill College 22-17 on a two day trip to Pennsylvania.


In game one against Wilmington, Desiree had 10 goals and four assists for a total of 14 points. Tiffany Paris added six goals and an assist. Clair Shaw scored four times and Julia Campbell added two goals in the game.

The Lady Bobcats controlled the game taking off on a 5-0 run to start the game. Lees-McRae would add six more goals to take an 11-5 lead into the intermission.

Lees-McRae notched another 11 goals in the second half to earn the 22-11 win.

Martha Peacock earned the win in goal saving 14 of the 30 shots she faced.

Lees-McRae outshot Wilmington 34-30 and won the draw control battle 21-14.

The next day in the game two loss to Chestnut Hill, Desiree scored five goals including four in the Lady Bobcats 12-goal comeback attempt in the second half.

Desiree had a total of seven points, five goals and two assists, in the game. Paris also tallied seven points with six goals and an assist. Cheryse Cox had four goals, and Lexi King and Abby White had a goal apiece.

The Lady Bobcats had a sluggish start and fell behind 11-5 after the first half, but outscored Chestnut Hill12-11 in the second half. The deficit was too great as the Lady Bobcats fell 22-17.

Lees-McRae will return to action at home to Tate Field against Converse College March 24th at 4 p.m.

Wilmington box score

Chestnut Hill box score

2009 Season Stats

Pictured: Desiree Cox