Women's Lacrosse 2019 Season Recap

Women's Lacrosse 2019 Season Recap

BUENA VISTA, Va. — The Southern Virginia women's lacrosse team wrapped up its 2019 season after finishing with the most wins in program history and breaking multiple team and individual records.

The Knights went 9-9 on the season while going 0-6 in Capital Athletic Conference play despite posting the program's most points (351), points per game (19.50), goals (222), goals per game (12.33), assists (129)  and ground balls (449) since joining Division III.

Senior Megan Barfuss concludes her career after surpassing the 100-point mark with 115 points for the Knights while setting several individual single-season records, including, points (63), assists (42) and assists per game (2.33). She leaves Southern Virginia's Division III era as the all-time leader in games played (55), assists (58) and assists per game (1.05), second in points (115) and fourth in goals (57).

Caitriona Knowles led the Knights with 46 goals on the season setting a new program record by averaging 2.88 goals per game. She finished second on the team with 57 points.

Lauren Thatcher jumped to third on the all-time points list after finishing second on the team in goals (37) and third in assists (17) for 102 points for her career.

Freshman Jordan Gundersen produced in her first season, setting a program single-season record of 62 draw controls, 88 ground balls, and 4.89 ground balls per game for the season. She finished second on the team in assists (18), fourth in points (43) and fifth in goals (25).

Natalie Rice finished third on the team in goals with 28 and set a school single-season record averaging 3.89 draw controls per game.

Madilyn K. Pedroza and Mary-Kate Johnson were at goal this season for the Knights combining for 121 saves.

Southern Virginia looks to ride the momentum of this year's success into the 2020 season.