April 18, 2012

Hood Women's Lax Falls to No. 19 Stevenson in Season Finale, 16-4

STEVENSON, Md.--The Hood College women's lacrosse team (2-15, 0-8 CAC) ended its 2012 season with a 16-4 Capital Athletic Conference setback at No. 19 Stevenson University (8-6, 5-3 CAC) Wednesday afternoon.

Caitlin Lawrence scored twice for the Blazers and Kati Vu and Julia Banks added single tallies. Lawrence also won nine draws and had an assist while Helene Butler turned aside 14 Mustang attempts and forced a pair of turnovers.

Lawrence registered one goal in each half, including a free-position score late in the second half. Banks netted her 23rd goal of the spring midway through the second half while Vu scored her 33rd goal of the spring off a feed from Lawrence in the final minute of regulation.

Vu ends her Blazer career in fourth place on Hood's all-time goal list with 94, fourth in career assists with 30 and is second all-time in total points with 124. Banks finishes her career 10th all-time with 57 career tallies, while Lawrence heads into her senior campaign fifth in career goals (90), sixth in assists (21) and fourth in total points (111).

Butler leaves Hood with the fourth-highest career saves total (275) in just two seasons in the net.

Marissa Meiklejohn and Mandy Marston scored four goals apiece while Leah Warner scored twice and assisted on six tallies for the Mustangs.

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