FERRUM, Va. - Ferrum College suffered a 12-5 loss to Southern Virginia University in non-conference women's lacrosse action this afternoon at The Fields.
Southern Virginia (2-1), Ferrum (0-2)
How It Happened
Southern Virginia led 5-0 to open the game and eventually held a 6-1 halftime lead. Ferrum made a game of it to start the second half with back-to-back-to-back goals by Julianne Bove, Shyanne Carr and Audrey Ramsey to trim the lead to 6-4 at the 23:25 mark. The Knights responded with a pair of goals to extend their lead to 8-4 with 16:53 remaining. Haley Overstreet scored Ferrum's final goal less than a minute later and the score was 8-5. SVU closed the game with four unanswered goals to claim the win.
Southern Virginia: Rainey Whitworth 3 goals, 1 asst; Zoe Bradshaw 3 goals; GK Melanie Lytle (W, 2-1) 5 saves
Ferrum: Bove 2 goals, 1 asst; Ramsey 1 goal, 1 asst; GK Graceanne Gershner (L, 0-2) 8 saves
Coach Karen Harvey's team returns to action Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 27-28, with a pair of non-conference road games in Georgia. The Panthers play at Oglethorpe University Saturday at 1:00 p.m. and at Truett-McConnell College Sunday at 2:00 p.m.