Lacrosse: Panthers' second half rally upends Agnes Scott 14-10
LaGrange defeated Agnes Scott, 14-10, for the first time in the program's history Tuesday night at Panther Field. The Panthers' lone senior Alyssa Freeman was recognized prior to the start of the game. Kelsey Griffin, Sophia Durand and Ashley Davis all made significant offensive contributions for the Panthers (3-7, 2-3 USA South).
With Agnes Scott leading 6-3 at halftime, it was Durand who struck first for the Panthers, netting two consecutive goals. Griffin shortly followed Durand with a goal of her own with 23:30 left to play. As the Scotties added three goals to their lead, Durand and Griffin combined for three more goals, to even the score at 9-9. Davis scored the go-ahead goal for the Panthers at the 13:07 minute mark.
Agnes Scott managed to add one more goal on the board before LaGrange shut the door by adding three more of its own. The game finished with Griffin scoring a team-high five goals, while Durand added four of her own. Davis scored a career-high three goals and Tiffany Dillard and Olivia Monroe each added one in the win.
Defensively, Chelsea Totaro made some key saves for the Panthers, finishing with 10 between the posts, while Shelby Gentry collected a game-high of five draw controls. Monroe, Davis, Griffin and Sydney Dorsey each contributed on the defensive end with three caused turnovers apiece.
The win marks the second USA Conference win for LaGrange this season.
The Panthers will return to action on Friday at Christopher Newport University, in USA South action. The game is scheduled to start at 4 p.m.