Meredith Defends USA South Women's Lacrosse Tournament Championship

Meredith Defends USA South Women's Lacrosse Tournament Championship

(LaGRANGE, GA) - The 2018 USA South Women's Lacrosse Tournament has concluded at Callaway Stadium in LaGrange, Georgia as a part of the USA South Spring Sports Festival. Top-seeded Meredith captured its fifth consecutive championship by defeating second-seeded Piedmont, 21-3.

Meredith jumped out to an early 12-0 lead and never looked back, finishing the first half with a 15-1 lead. The Avenging Angels were led offensively by Carlee Joseph who had a game-high four goals to go along with an assist. Holly Hite controlled the midfield for Meredith as she compiled a game-high 11 draw controls with two goals one ground ball and one caused turnover. Piedmont had three different goal scorers in Emma Fransen, Cassidy Heflin and Rowan Bumpass.

For her efforts during the tournament, Meredith's Hite was named the event's Most Valuable Player.

 

Women's Lacrosse Tournament
Women's Lacrosse Bracket
Spring Sports Festival Website


All-Tournament Team

Attack
Rowan Bumpass - Piedmont
Maria Codispoti - Meredith
Lilia Cruz - Meredith
Carlee Joseph - Meredith
Midfield
Sarah Arbes - Meredith
Cassidy Heflin - Piedmont
Holly Hite - Meredith (MVP)
Madison Ronelli - Methodist
Dominique Steele - Piedmont

Defense
Megan Kowalec - Piedmont
Cameron Ruffin - Meredith

Goalie
Mattie Keaton - Piedmont
 

Women's Lacrosse Tournament Schedule

First Round - Tuesday, April 10 (games played at the higher seed)
Game 1: #5 Ferrum - 10   #4 Greensboro - 15
Game 2: #6 Averett - 6   #3 Methodist - 20

Semifinals - Friday, April 13 (games played in LaGrange, GA at Callaway Stadium)
#4 Greensboro - 6   #1 Meredith - 24
#3 Methodist - 13   #2 Piedmont - 14

Finals - Saturday, April 14 (games played in LaGrange, GA at Callaway Stadium)
#1 Meredith - 21   #2 Piedmont - 3