February 20, 2012

E'leyna Garcia Named ODAC Lacrosse Player of the Week

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Guilford College sophomore E'leyna Garcia collected the Old Dominion Athletic Conference's (ODAC) Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week Award Monday.

Garcia earned her first ODAC Player of the Week honor after scoring a team-high 12 points on 10 goals and two assists in the Quakers' first two games. She had four goals and an assist in Guilford's 17-16 season-opening win over Berry College Feb. 18. Garcia totaled a team-high six goals and one assist in an 11-10 loss to the University of the South Feb. 19. The attacker had a hand in seven of Guilford's 10 goals against the Tigers.

Guilford's 2011 Rookie of the Year and an honorable mention All-ODAC selection, Garcia moved into 19th place on Guilford's career scoring chart with 76 points (55 goals, 21 assists).

Coach Matthew Grosso's Quakers (1-1) host Marymount (Va.) College Saturday (2/25) at 2:00 p.m.