Women's Lax ends 2013 season with 17-15 loss to SCAD
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.