February 29, 2012

Guilford Thumps Greensboro, 21-8

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Lily Colley scored a career-high six goals and Summer Frazier added five goals and an assist in Guilford College's 21-8 lacrosse win over Greensboro College Wednesday.

The 21 goals scored by Guilford ranks fourth all-time in school history and mark the most tallies in 20 meetings with its cross-town rival. The Quakers last scored 21 goals Mar. 17, 2009, against Frostburg State University.

Guilford (3-1) raced to an 8-1 lead as Colley scored three times and Frazier tallied twice.  Greensboro (0-2) netted three of the half's final five goals and trailed at halftime, 10-4.

Greensboro's Brittany Ziobro scored the first two goals of the second half, which brought the Pride to within, 10-6, four minutes into the period. Guilford settled down to outscore their guests, 11-2, the rest of the way.

Sophomore E'leyna Garcia had four goals and an assist for the Quakers, who enjoyed a 30-16 edge in shots. Becca Colley and Sarah Bradburd both added two scores. Lily Colley connected on all four free-position shots in the physical game that saw 69 combined fouls and eight yellow cards. Liza Metter made eight saves in goal. Guilford made scored on eight-of-11 free-position chances.

Ziobro paced the Pride with five goals and an assist. Guilford held Greensboro scoring leader Melissa Gallaher to one goal after she had six tallies in the Pride's 17-5 win over Guilford in 2011.

Guilford is back in action Sunday (3/4) at 2:30 p.m. against visiting Shenandoah University.