By Tatiana Monsen
ROANOKE, Va. — The Southern Virginia University women's lacrosse team earned an impressive 18-9 win over Hollins University in a non-conference match.
Hollins (0-1) found the back of the net in the first minute of the game, but Southern Virginia (1-3) answered with three goals of their own to take the lead. Both teams took turns scoring for the remainder of the half, which ended in a 12-7 advantage for the Knights.
Freshman Lauren Thatcher (Vail, Ariz.) scored her fifth goal of the day in the final minute of the first half to put the Knights ahead 12-7. Southern Virginia opened the second half with five goals and held Hollins to two to secure their win.
The Knights outshot Hollins 41 to 18. Keilani Torres-Lopez played in goal and recorded four saves.
Southern Virginia continues non-conference action against Montreat College at The Fields on Saturday, March 4 at 12:00 p.m. EST.