Guilford Scores Five in Second Half to Defeat N.C. Wesleyan, 5-1

GREENSBORO, N.C. (9/30/09) -- Lizette Acevedo exploded for the first three goals of her college career midway through the second half to lift Guilford College to a 5-1 soccer win over visiting North Carolina Wesleyan College Wednesday night.

Acevedo helped Guilford post their highest scoring output of the season and improve to 3-7 on the year. The Battling Bishops drop to 3-5.

Aubrey Bonorden's unassisted tally in the 17th minute gave North Carolina Wesleyan a 1-0 lead that stood at halftime.

Ashley Anderson scored off a Lily Wotkyns assist eight minutes into the second half, which tied the match a 1-1. Acevedo broke the tie with the first of her three straight unassisted scores within a 15-minute span. Wotkins closed out the scoring in the 87th minute with her first college goal.

Guilford is back in action Saturday afternoon versus visiting Bridgewater College at 4:00 p.m.