Women's Lacrosse

April 20, 2013

Eagles’ Offense Pounds Hollins In Season Finale

BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Ten different players for the Bridgewater women's lacrosse team scored goals to as the Eagles were victorious in their last outing of the season in a 19-2 triumph over Hollins University.

Katie Freeman started the offense early for the Eagles as she notched back-to-back goals from Jenna Devilbiss and Paige Hennessy passes two minutes into the contest to put the Eagles up 2-0.

Devilbiss then snuck a free position shot past the keeper with 25:20 left in the first frame, followed by a Jordyn Hutchins goal from a Freeman pass with 24:32 on the clock to boost the lead to 4-0.

With 20:34 remaining in the first half, Caroline Fletcher netted a Devilbiss helper, followed by a Carli Bafford free position goal two minutes later.

Hennessy tallied her first goal of the game off a Hutchins pass with 15:55 on the clock before Hollins scored one of its two goals of the game, making the score 7-1.

Lydia Waldron scored the first goal of her career with 6:04 left in the first frame to put the Eagles up 8-1.

Both teams were held off of the scoreboard until 44 seconds remained in the half and Fletcher notched a goal off a Hennessy pass followed by an unassisted goal by Hennessy with 16 seconds left to give the Eagles a 10-1 lead heading into halftime.

Bridgewater outshot Hollins in the first half by a margin of 28-3.

Coming out of the break, the Eagles went on an 8-0 run. Freeman ignited the offense once again by netting a Waldron pass with 27:51 remaining in the game.

Waldron then scored her second unassisted goal of the game with 25:05 on the clock, followed by a Devilbiss tally to put the Eagles up 13-1.

With 20:51 left in the second half, Bafford fired a shot into the back of the net. Jesse Colligan responded with a man-up, free position goal to bring the Eagles' lead to 15-1 with 17:31 left in the game.

Lakin Engman scored the first goal of her career off a Hutchins pass with 15:23 on the clock, followed by back-to-back Alissa Miller goals off Hutchins and Engman passes, respectively, to boost the lead to 18-1.

With 1:14 on the clock, Chanci Wright netted the second goal for Hollins to cut the lead to 18-2, but couldn't hold off another Hennessy goal with 25 seconds remaining to lock the final score at 19-2.

In the cage, Laura Reynolds faced one shot in the first half, tallying no saves, but in the second frame, Katie LaBranche recorded one save in the win.

For Hollins, Corrine Nicholson turned away 11 Eagles shots in the loss.

The Eagles' offense was led by three-goal games from Freeman and Hennessy, while Hutchins dished out three assists.

Hollins tallied a goal from Chanci Wright and Brandi Chesne for its offensive efforts.

The Eagles outshot Hollins 42-7 on the afternoon and picked up a ground ball advantage of 23-11.

Bridgewater wraps up the season with a 6-10 overall record.