Colonials Rout Davidson, 19-6

March 18, 2005

DAVIDSON, NC - The GW women's lacrosse team (4-1, 1-0 Atlantic 10) extended its winning streak to three games with a 19-6 thrashing of Davidson (3-4, 0-2 ALC) on Friday, March 18. The Colonials' 19 tallies against the Wildcats is tied for the second-most in team history.

The Colonials outshot Davidson, 46-9, in the contest and its 46 shots was tied for the second most in team history, one short the team record of 47 set against Niagara in 2003.

GW led 10-3 at the half and outscored the Wildcats 9-3 in the second period to record the victory.

Sophomore Laura Hostetler matched her season-high with six points on four goals and two assists. She established a new GW record with nine ground balls. Junior Annie Howley also had four goals and two helpers for a career-best six points. Freshman Kristin Karcsh tallied a personal-high three points in the contest and tied the GW single-game record with seven draw controls Freshmen Laura Wunk, Lindsay Melvin, and Hayley McDonough each registered their first collegiate goals in the game and freshman Teddi Shihadeh saw her first career action in goal, playing ten minutes in the second half.

Junior Eloise Grose and senior Whitney Diefendorf led Davidson with two goals each. Junior Missy Gilbert dished out three assists, while Laura Johnson made 18 saves in goal for the Wildcats.

GW will square off against perennial power Johns Hopkins in its next match, Friday, March 25 at 5:00 p.m.



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