Photo courtesy of Matt Jones
TIGERVILLE, S.C. - The Lees-McRae College women's lacrosse team dropped its Conference Carolinas contest Tuesday evening (Mar. 26) at North Greenville by a score of 18-1.
Game Summary - North Greenville scored the first seven goals of the game over the first 15:35, before Beth Haynes would get the Bobcats on the board with a free position goal with 10 and a half minutes to play in the first half. North Greenville would add to their lead over the final few minutes, taking an 11-1 lead to the half. North Greenville was able to hold the Bobcats scoreless in the second half, adding to their lead further.
Stats Rundown - Lees-McRae totaled seven shots in the loss, with four from Haynes and three from Katie Kendrick. Haynes scored the lone goal for the Bobcats on a free position attempt, bringing her into a tie for second all-time in career free position goals with Tiffany Laster (2015-18) with her 19th career marker. The Bobcats totaled 16 ground balls in the loss, with a team-high four each from Kat Reeves and Emily Davidson. Three other Bobcats each picked up two ground balls in the game, while Aley Shepard and Victoria Orozco each grabbed one. Lees-McRae also caused five turnovers in the game, led by a team-high three from Reeves. Christa Tumminello and Patterson Jones also caused one turnover apiece in the game. Lees-McRae also won three draw controls in the game, with two from Kalbie Grassett and one from Haynes. Davidson (0-5) took the loss between the pipes, making 20 saves. Her 20 saves sets a new career-high for the freshman and also ties the fourth-highest single-game total in program history.
Up Next - The Bobcats (0-8, 0-5 Conference Carolinas) travel to Chowan on Saturday (Mar. 30) for a Conference Carolinas matchup slated for a 4 p.m. start. Video and live stats will be available at www.lmcbobcats.com.