March 30, 2014

Whitman's Four Goals Lead R-MC Past Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER, Va. – Sophomore Jenelle Whitman (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook) led Randolph-Macon with four goals in a 10-7 ODAC victory over Bridgewater Sunday afternoon.

Whitman scored the game's first two goals as the Yellow Jackets (6-4, 3-1) built a 5-0 lead in the first 11 minutes. Each team added a goal as R-MC took a 6-1 advantage at intermission.

The Eagles (4-7, 1-3) tallied the first four scores of the second half to pull with one at 6-5. The Yellow Jackets scored four of the game's final six goals to post the 10-7 victory.

Freshman Jessie Cornbrooks (Virginia Beach, Va./Bishop Sullivan) was the other Yellow Jacket to score multiple goals with two. Sophomore Alyssa Chavez (Frederick, Md./Walkersville) recorded one goal and two assists for R-MC.

Whitman also led the Yellow Jackets with six draw controls. Sophomores Katie Russo (Cockeysville, Md./Dulaney) and Katie Schweitzer (Babylon, N.Y./Babylon) both had four ground balls for R-MC.

Randolph-Macon returns to action on Wednesday, April 2 with a home ODAC contest against first-place Washington & Lee at 7 p.m. at Day Field.