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Women's Lacrosse Falls at Virginia Wesleyan

Megan Allen scored a pair of goals to close out her freshman year.
Megan Allen scored a pair of goals to close out her freshman year.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Ferrum College's women's lacrosse team dropped an Old Dominion Athletic Conference game at Virginia Wesleyan University Saturday, April 27, falling 21-4 at Birdsong Field.

Virginia Wesleyan (8-8, 4-5 ODAC)
Ferrum (4-12, 1-8 ODAC)

Virginia Wesleyan raced out to a 6-0 lead less than 1 minutes into the game, including a pair of goals each by Tori Manahan and Renee Burt. Kaitlyn Harley broke up the shutout with an unassisted goal at 19:10 of the first half.

The Marlins responded with four goals to make it a 10-1 game before Harley would score her second and final goal of the day at the 10:22 mark, this time off a Jacklyn Prillaman pass. 

Megan Allen added a goal for Ferrum four minutes later, but Virginia Wesleyan answered with four goals to end the half, two by Burt, and take a commanding 15-3 lead into the break.

The pace slowed in the second half, with the Marlins outscoring Ferrum 6-1 to close out the game. Allen scored her second goal of the day on a man-up opportunity with 3:42 left to play. Micaela Harvey was credited with the assist on Allen's goal.

Virginia Wesleyan: Manahan 6 goals; Burt 5 goals; GK Mike Hairston (W, 1-0) 30 min, 6 saves
Ferrum: Harley 2 goals; Allen 2 goals; GK Shaianne Ermini (L, 4-12) 60 min, 7 saves

Coach Karen Harvey's team will graduate just one senior in May, Prillaman, while 16 players on this year's roster are eligible to return for the 2020 season.