Vanderbilt 12, Ohio State 11 (OT)


Women's Lacrosse Scores 12-11 Overtime Victory Over No. 9 Ohio State
McCeney scores game-winner for Commodores

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The 17th-ranked Vanderbilt women's lacrosse team scored a big American Lacrosse Conference victory on Sunday, as the Commodores defeated ninth-ranked Ohio State, 12-11, in overtime in Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. With the win, the Commdoroes improve to 7-6 overall and 4-2 in the conference, while the Buckeyes fall to 10-3 overall and 3-1 in the ALC.

Junior Mary McCeney was the hero of the day, as she scored the game-winning goal at 66:58 mark to give the Commodores the victory. Other stars of the game for Vanderbilt were juniors Michelle Allen, Lauren Peck and senior Jeannie Crawley, who each accounted for three goals while McCeney chipped in with two.

The Commodores opened the scoring with a Peck goal at 5:27. OSU's Wilson responded at 5:41 with an assist from Bounds. Vanderbilt made it 2-1 on a free position shot by Allen at 9:50. Ohio State then ran off five goals to close out the half and hold a 6-2 lead. Carter tied the game at two at 10:21 on an assist from Regina Oliver. OSU took a 3-2 lead on Carter's second goal at 10:46 with an assist to Ashley Evans. Bounds scored OSU's next two goals, the first at 14:44, unassisted and the second at 17:43 on a free position shot. Carter's third goal of the half, with an assist to Bounds, came at 27:54 to close out the half.

Vanderbilt's Crawley scored at 33:11 from a junior Kelly Devlin pass to open the scoring in the second half. Crawley scored again at 37:58 to cut OSU's lead to 6-4. The Commodores, with Peck's second goal at 40:58, assisted by Crawley, and junior Jess Roguski's goal at 46:32 tied the game at six. Ohio State regained the lead at 7-6 with an unassisted Oliver goal at 47:25. OSU's Wilson scored the next two goals to give the Buckeyes a 9-6 lead. She scored at 47:57, with an assist from Bounds, and at 48:32, unassisted. Vanderbilt responded at 50:35 with Allen's second goal, assisted by senior Tara Schmucker. The Buckeyes took the lead back to three at 10-7 with an Evans goal at 52:09, assisted by Oliver. VU's McCeney, on a free position shot, started a three-goal run by the Commodores at 53:23. Allen made it 10-9 on a free position shot at 54:19. Peck's goal, assisted by Allen, at 59:43 tied the game at 10, sending the contest into overtime.

In the first three-minute overtime period, Vanderbilt worked for a final shot and scored with five seconds left in the period at 62:55 by Crawley, her third goal. In the second three-minute overtime period, The Commodores attempted to run down the clock, but lost possession with 40 seconds left in the period. With 20 seconds left in the overtime (65:40), Wilson's fourth goal of the game tied the score at 11 off a Bounds' pass.

The game moved to a three minute, sudden-victory overtime period. McCeney scored the game winner off a pass from Allen at 66:58 to secure the win.

The Commodores will now return home to take on the University of Virginia at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at the Vanderbilt Lacrosse Complex.

No. 17 Vanderbilt at No. 9 Ohio State, April 20, 2003
Columbus, Ohio (Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium)

Linescore 1 2 O-1 O-2 SD-1 Final
#17 Vanderbilt 2 8 1 0 1 12
#9 Ohio State 6 4 0 1 0 11

Scoring Summary
Time School Score Goal Assist
(1st half)
05:27 VU 1-0 Lauren Peck -
05:41 OS 1-1 Shannon Wilson Tracey Bounds
09:50 VU 2-1 Michelle Allen FP
10:21 OS 2-2 KC Carter Regina Oliver
10:46 OS 2-3 KC Carter (2) Ashley Evans
14:44 OS 2-4 Tracey Bounds -
17:43 OS 2-5 Tracey Bounds (2) FP
27:54 OS 2-6 KC Carter (3) Tracey Bounds (2)

(2nd half)
33:11 VU 3-6 Jeannie Crawley Kelly Devlin
37:58 VU 4-6 Jeannie Crawley (2) -
40:58 VU 5-6 Lauren Peck (2) Jeannie Crawley
46:32 VU 6-6 Jess Roguski -
47:25 OS 6-7 Regina Oliver -
47:57 OS 6-8 Shannon Wilson (2) Tracey Bounds (3)
48:32 OS 6-9 Shannon Wilson (3) -
50:35 VU 7-9 Michelle Allen (2) Tara Schmucker
52:09 OS 7-10 Ashley Evans Regina Oliver
53:23 VU 8-10 Mary McCeney FP
54:19 VU 9-10 Michelle Allen (3) FP
59:43 VU 10-10 Lauren Peck (3) Michelle Allen

(1st 3-minute overtime period)
62:55 VU 11-10 Jeannie Crawley (3) -

(2nd 3-minute overtime period)
65:40 OS 11-11 Shannon Wilson (4) Tracey Bounds (4)

(1st 3-minute sudden victory period)
66:58 VU 12-11 Mary McCeney (2) Michelle Allen (2)

Vanderbilt Goals: Allen 3, Peck 3, Crawley 3, McCeney 2, Roguski 1
Ohio State Goals: Wilson 4, Carter 3, Bounds 2, Evans 1, Oliver 1

Vanderbilt Assists: Allen 2, Devlin 1, Crawley 1, Schmucker 1
Ohio State Assists: Bounds 4, Oliver 2, Evans 1

Goalies Min GA Svs
Vanderbilt- Ashley Bastinelli 66:58 11 11
Ohio State- Erin Forquer 66:58 12 12




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