March 12, 2014

Women's Lacrosse Hosts Hollins Seeking to Even ODAC Record

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Randolph hosts Hollins at 4 p.m., Wednesday in an ODAC matchup.

About the WildCats:

Randolph is 3-2 this season and coming off a loss to Wittenberg on Monday.

The WildCats led the Tigers early and battled to a 3-3 stalemate halfway through the first half.

Wittenberg, who has not lost a game in its conference since 2011, rallied to put the WildCats away, however.

Junior Taylor Klevenz (Cherry Hill, N.J./Cherry Hill) scored five of Randolph's seven goals in the contest and assisted another.

Klevenz leads the ODAC in points and assists on the season and is a two-time ODAC Honor Roll pick so far this year.

Senior Melanie Eisele (Kennett Square, Pa./Sanford School) had Randolph's other two goals. She has 16 goals, which places her fourth in the ODAC.

Junior Samantha Fagone (Bayshore, N.Y./Bayshore) is second in the league in save percentage and saves.

Randolph is 0-1 in conference play, falling to top ranked Washington & Lee.

About Hollins: 

Hollins is 0-2 on the season, falling to Lynchburg last time out in the team's ODAC opener.

Previous to that, Hollins fell to Southern Virginia, 9-1. Randolph defeated the Knights 14-5 earlier this season.

In the team's two games, Hollins has tallied only 13 shots, scoring two goals in the process.

About the matchup:

After falling in the first two games between these two programs, Randolph stormed back in a big way last year.

Randolph defeated Hollins, 17-2, in 2012 and thumped Hollins 22-4 last season .Both of those contests were in Roanoke.

Four WildCats scored four or more goals in the 2013 matchup.

Randolph is 0-1 all-time against Hollins at WildCat Stadium.

WildCat to Watch:

Senior Ashley Edwards (Sumerduck, Va./Liberty-Bealeton) leads all Randolph field players in caused turnovers this year.

Last season, Edwards had four goals and two assists against Hollins, marking her second straight great game against the Roanoke-based school.

In her sophomore year, Edwards caused a program-record nine turnovers against Hollins, a record that still stands.

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