Vanderbilt 17, Davidson 4


Vanderbilt Lacrosse Cruises by Davidson, 17-4 4/13/03

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Vanderbilt women's lacrosse team dominated their conference match-up on Sunday afternoon, as they defeated Davidson, 17-4, at the Vanderbilt Lacrosse Complex. With the win, the Commodores improve their record to 5-6 overall and 2-2 in the American Lacrosse Conference, while the Wildcats fall to 0-12 overall and 0-5 in the conference.

With a fierce start presented by Vanderbilt's attack line, the Commodores would strike with four goals in the first two minutes of action. Vanderbilt's offense would continue to dominate the remainder of the match, coming up with numerous draw controls, causing numerous turnovers and scoring numerous goals. Vanderbilt would lead by eight at the end of the first period and increase that lead to 13 by the end of the contest.

With a lineup that rotated much like a state fair's ferris-wheel, head coach Cathy Swezey was able to get every Vanderbilt player into the contest. The depth the team possesses would show on Sunday, as each player made a contribution to the game.

Commodore goalkeepers, Ashley Bastinelli and Liz Exline, both faired well Sunday, as they combined for twelve saves, while surrendering only four goals. The diverse pool of Vanderbilt scorers showed that the Commodores can receive offense from several players.

Scorers for Vanderbilt included: Jeanie Crawley (1), Lauren Peck (3), Michelle
Allen (1), Mary McCeney (3), Jessica Roguski (2), Kate Hickman (3), Kelly
Devlin (1), Bridget Morris (1), Christine Tubesing (1)

Vanderbilt is on the road next weekend to compete against ALC foes Ohio and
Ohio State on Friday and Sunday, respectively. The Commodores next home game is at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 27, against the University of Virginia.




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