This Week in Woman’s LAX
OnÂ Monday the Maroons faced Lynchburg College, winning the ODAC game 19-14. Roanoke has won the last three games against the Hornets.
Roanoke started the scoring in the game. Darragh Evarts, Nicole Zelink and Clair Feeney each got a free position goal in the first few minutes of play. Feeney scored the next goal with an assist from Evarts followed by a goal from Allison Bonanno assisted by Courtney McCartin. Roanoke was leading 5-0 in the first ten minutes of play.
Lynchburg answered with two consecutive goals followed by a goal from Evarts assisted by McCartin. The Hornets scored another goal before Evarts scored again assisted by Feeney. Briana Storey scored a goal assisted by Evarts then Evarts got her fourth goal of the night with another assist from Feeney. Roanoke was now leading by six, the score 9-3.
Lynchburg lessened the deficit with a goal. Feeney then scored an unassisted goal before the Hornets scored two more. Brighan McEnerney got her first goal of the night with an assist by Briana Storey. Lynchburg scored with 2:14 left before the half. In the last twenty seconds of the half both Evarts got an unassisted goal and Lynchburg scored. The Maroons went into the half leading 12-8.
In the second half Roanoke and Lynchburg traded goals. Zelnik, Feeney, Bananno, and Morgan Conroy each got a goal. The score was 16-11. Conroy scored a second goal before Lynchburg scored again. Conroy got her third goal of the second half assisted by Evarts. Lynchburg and Roanoke each got a goal and in the last minute of play Lynchburg got the final goal. It was not enough to shrink the deficit and the Maroons won 19-14.
On Wednesday night the Maroons faced Guilford College, losing the ODAC game 15-10.
Roanoke started out strong with three goals to open up the game. Evarts scored two of the goals and Bonanno scored the other. Guilford responded with their own three goal streak. Feeney scored an unassisted goal followed by a goal from Evarts assisted by Feeney. Guilford scored two consecutive goals. Evarts then scored her fourth goal of the game. Guilford scored once again before the half leaving the game tied 6-6.
In the opening of the second half Guilford scored three goals. Evarts and Feeney each scored unassisted goals to make the score 9-8, getting the Maroons back within one. Guilford then scored four goals before Feeney could answer for the Maroons. Guilford scored two more goals before the end of the half. The final score was by Evarts with 0:25 left in the game. It was not enough and the Maroons lost 15-10.
Roanoke now has a record of 6-6, 3-1 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. Their next game is Saturday at 5 PM after the men’s lacrosse game in Kerr Stadium.