By Karen Allen
Savannah, Ga.—For the second time in an as many games SCAD has defeated the Lady Hawks. This time it came in the NWLL South Region Championship game; where the Bees narrowly edged Shorter, 17-15.
The Lady Hawks, who won the first meeting of the teams back in February, evened the series last Sunday with a 16-12 loss. Shorter hoped to end its time in the NWLL with a region championship, since the team will not be competing in the national tournament due to the transition to NCAA Div. II.
Women's Lacrosse ends the season with an impressive 11-5 record overall, while going 3-2 in the NWLL South Region, the only losses came from the sting of the Bees. SCAD ends the season 11-3, while going 4-1 in conference play.
Shorter led 7-5 at the half, but could hold the lead as SCAD netted twelve goals to earn the win. With 2:47 to play Avery Armstrong hit a shot that tied the game at 15-15, but SCAD answered with two of their own to secure the win, 17-15.
Taylor Moody played the entire game in goal for the Lady Hawks; making five saves while facing thirty-five shots.
SCAD gained control of twenty-three draws, while Shorter had thirteen. The Bees also outshot the Lady Hawks 35-33, and scooped up thirty-two groundballs to Shorter's twenty-five.
Charlotte Cutts finished the game with five goals for SCAD, while Kayla Nelson had four.