Earwood Nets Two Goals in Setback to Lynchburg

Alli Earwood '23 (John Bell, Touch A Life Photography)
Alli Earwood '23 (John Bell, Touch A Life Photography)

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Alli Earwood netted two goals for the Quakers, but it was five goals by Kelsi Treviasn and four from Nicki Santora that sparked the Lynchburg women's lacrosse team to a 23-3 victory over Guilford at Armfield Athletic Center on Wednesday, April 21st, when the two teams met in ODAC play.

Lynchburg took 45 shots (34 shots on goal) in the game, finishing with 23 goals and 17 assists. The trio of Julia Broughton, Sydney Miller and Lindsey Ferreira combined for one save and allowed just three goals.

Guilford (1-2, 1-2 ODAC) finished with five shots (4 shots on goal) in the game, posting three goals in the process. Earwood netted two of the goals for the Quakers, while Grace Moore handed out two assists. Kersten Daneau made 11 saves in net, but suffered the setback.

The Hornets (9-4, 5-2 ODAC) bolted out to a 15-0 lead in the contest, netting a pair of goals inside the first two minutes of action. Among the first 15 goals, four came off the stick of Nicki Santora and Kelsi Trevisan and two by from Tori King.

Along with three multi-goal performances, Lynchburg received five assists from Carly Sandler and two from Maysyn Whitten.

Audrey Helfenbein netted the lone goal for the Quakers in the opening frame, converting a pass by Moore at the 2:18 mark, before Leah Dumas capped off scoring with an unassisted goal at with 52 seconds remaining, making for a 16-1 Lynchburg lead at the intermission.

Lynchburg netted two goals to open the second half, extending the lead to 18-1, but Earwood drove home a pass from Maggie Hartnett at the 23:42 to mark the second goal of the game for the Quakers.

The Hornets retaliated with four straight goals in a span of 8:36, to assume the 22-2 lead with 12:19 left in the half. Earwood responded with her second goal of the half, following a pass from Grace Moore, giving Guilford its third goal of the game.

Payton Linden netted the final goal of the game for the Hornets, who earned the 23-3 victory.

Guilford makes the quick return to the field on Thursday, April 21st, when the Quakers host Randolph for a 5 p.m. game at Armfield Athletic Center.