#8 Commodores Falls to #4 Tarheels 4/12/02

Chapel Hill, NC -- The eighth ranked Vanderbilt Commodores (7-3) dropped a 14-6 decision to #4 North Carolina (10-2) Friday night in NCAA women's lacrosse action.

The Tarheels began each half with 4-0 runs that the Commodores could not recover from. The Commodores were outscored 7-2 in the first half, with sophomore Jess Roguski scoring both of the Commodores' goals. Three players for the Tarheels each scored a pair of goals in the half.

In the second half, the Commodores doubled their offensive output, but could not stop the potent Tarheel attack. Senior Liz Drennan, juniors Jeannie Crawley and Tara Schmucker, and sophomore Kelly Devlin each scored for Vanderbilt.

For the Tarheels, Christine McPike scored four goals, with Lindsey Stone adding a hat-trick. The Commodores outshot UNC 23-22, but could not find the back of the net. Freshman goalkeeper Ashley Bastinelli made seven saves for Vanderbilt, while two Tarheel keepers combined for seven saves.

Sophomore Michelle Allen had five ground balls and three caused turnovers, while senior Megan Lewis added four ground balls and two caused turnovers.

The Commodores travel to Davidson, North Carolina Sunday. The Wildcats, an American Lacrosse Conference opponent, are 5-7, 0-1 in the league.

Scoring Summary 1 2 F
Vanderbilt 2 4 6
North Carolina 7 7 14

VU: Roguski (2), Drennan, Crawley, Schmucker, Devlin.
UNC: McPike (4), Stone (3), Boyle (2), Thompson (2), Young (2), McInnes.

VU: Crawley, Allen.
UNC: Milback

VU: Bastinelli 7
UNC: 7


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