Marlins End Season with Loss to Roanoke

Ashley Campos
Ashley Campos

Marlins End Season with Loss to Roanoke

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- The Virginia Wesleyan College women's lacrosse team fell in the final game of the season, 22-8, to Roanoke College on Saturday.

The scoring started at the 28:17 mark when Roanoke's Katie Clements netted a free position shot. Clements extended the Maroon lead to two just one minute later on another free position shot.

Megan Schallock ended Roanoke's three-goal run as she notched her first goal of the match off a free position attempt.

Clements answered Schallock with her third goal of the game at 22:04 to make the score 3-1. Less than 40 seconds later, teammate Alison Beames tallied her first point of the game off a free position shot.

With 19:35 to play in the first half Schallock found the net once more to cut Roanoke's lead in half.

Two quick goals from Roanoke extended the score line 6-2.

Two minutes later, Ashley Campos connected with Becca Winslow to put three on the board for the Marlins.

Over the next three minutes three different players for Roanoke would find the back of the net. Beames scored for the second time while Julia Galanto and Mckenna Polak notched their first goals of the game.

With 10:51 left in the half Ashley Winslow hit a shot off a free position to make the score 10-4. 

Winslow's goal was follow by a four-goal run by Roanoke with Clements notching her fourth goal of the half while Courtney McCartin scored three times in just over a minute to put the Maroons up by 10.

Schallock broke up Roanoke's scoring streak late in the first.

Roanoke ended the half with goals from Beames and Katerina DeSimone to make the score 16-5 at the whistle.

In her last game as a Marlin, senior Jacquelyn Gabaldon netted what would be VWC's sixth goal of her game and the last of her career at the 20:40 mark.

Liza Holford and Campos added goals later in the half to provide the final margin.

McCartin and Beames combined for 10 goals as each had five. McCartin also added three assists on the afternoon to give her a game-leading eight points.

Virginia Wesleyan was led by Schallock and Campos, who both tallied two goals. Goalie Alexis Pulliam recorded a career-high 13 saves against the Maroons.

Virginia Wesleyan ends the season with a record of 3-13 and a 1-7 mark in ODAC play.