Women's Lacrosse ACCtion: Saturday, April 5
April 5, 2008
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The Virginia women's lacrosse team earned a bye in the first round of the ACC Tournament Saturday afternoon with a 12-4 win over conference-foe Boston College. ACC Player of the Week junior Jenny Hauser led all scorers with four goals on the afternoon.
Senior Megan O'Malley and sophomore Brittany Kalkstein each notched three goals and junior Ashley McCulloch had one goal and three assists. Junior Blair Weymouth tallied a goal and an assist, while senior Kaitlin Swagart contributed an assist.
Kalkstein, the single-season record holder for draw controls, collected a team-high four draws to move into 10th place on Virginia's all-time career list. The sophomore has won 106 draw controls in two seasons.
Senior Claire Bordley led the defense with five ground balls, while Kalkstein scooped up four and junior Jen Holden won three. Bordley also caused four turnovers, while Hauser caused three.
In goal, senior Kendall McBrearty stopped six shots, while allowing only four goals.
Boston College was led by goalkeeper Katie Monaghan's 14 saves. Four Eagles tallied scores, while Lauren Costello had two assists.
Box ScoreVirginia Tech 14, American 11 BLACKSBURG, Va. - The Hokies ended their six game losing streak as the Virginia Tech women's lacrosse team edged American 14-11 on Saturday in Tech Lacrosse Stadium. The win brings the Hokies' season record to 3-11, while American falls to 5-8.
Seven different Hokies contribute goals to the win. Rachel Culp led the team with four goals, while Allie Emala had three.
Freshman Liz Carpenter opened the game with her free position goal just two-and-a-half minutes into the game. Less than one minute later, Emala found the net off an assist from Culp.