Bobcats rout Battling Bishops, 22-4

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. --- Ellie Psillas (Hagerstown, Md.) and Olivia Gudewich (Fredrick, Md.) each tallied five goals to lead the Lees-McRae College women's lacrosse team to a 22-4 win over North Carolina Wesleyan College on Saturday afternoon to pace four Bobcats with at least three scores on the day.

With the win, Lees-McRae evens its record at 1-1 while the Battling Bishops fall to 0-1 on the season. Psillas posted a game-high three assists for the Bobcats, while notching a season-high five goals to swell her total to seven tallies for the campaign.

Gudewich equaled Psillas' tally with five goals of her own, as Lauren Martin (Whitby, Ontario, Canada) and Jessica MacConnell (Cary, N.C.) each posted a hat trick for Lees-McRae. Emily Guenthner (Nampa, Idaho) added a goal and two assists, while Lexi King (Woodstock, Ga.) chipped in two goals and a helper. Taylor Moody (Woodstock, Ga.) played the first half in goal and made two saves, while Martha Peacock (Mooresville, N.C.) tallied one stop in the second period.

Lees-McRae returns to action on Tuesday, Mar. 8 when the Bobcats host Urbana University on Tate Field at 4 p.m.

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