March 28, 2011

Moody, Bobcats listed in NCAA statistics

INDIANAPOLIS --- Freshman Taylor Moody (Woodstock, Ga.) is ranked eighth in saves per game, and the Lees-McRae College women's lacrosse team is listed in 16 individual and team categories in the latest edition of the NCAA Division II women's lacrosse statistics, announced NCAA officials Monday.

Lees-McRae (2-4) is ranked fifth in the nation in ground balls per game (30.17), while also entering the week listed 41st in points (82), 45th in scoring offense (10.5), and 46th in draw controls (10.67). Moody is ranked among the nation's leaders in five categories, including eighth in saves per game (12.0), 14th in total saves (69.0), and 19th in save percentage (0.46). The freshman goalie is also ranked 24th in ground balls per game (3.67) and 37th in goals against average (14.73).

Junior Ellie Psillas (Hagerstown, Md.) continues to rank among the nation's leaders, entering the week listed 30th in ground balls (3.5), 40th in assists per game (1.33), 48th in total helpers (8.0), 71st in points per contest (3.5), and 85th in total markers (21).

Freshman Katelin Rooney (Naples, Fla.) is ranked 42nd in ground balls (3.2), while sophomore Emily Guenthner (Nampa, Idaho) and senior Laura Hawthorne (Winter Garden, Fla.) are listed 50th (3.0) and 75th (2.8), respectively, in ground balls. Guenthner is also listed 66th in draw controls (2.33), while freshman Olivia Gudewich (Frederick, Md.) is ranked 84th in goals per game (2.33) and 85th in draw controls (2.0).

Lees-McRae returns to action on Wednesday when the Bobcats host Limestone College in Conference Carolinas play at 4 p.m.

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