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Lacrosse Falls 16-12 to Marlins in Final Regular Season Play Day; Tournament Begins Friday

Lacrosse Falls 16-12 to Marlins in Final Regular Season Play Day; Tournament Begins Friday

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The host Virginia Wesleyan Marlins outlasted Meredith College lacrosse 16-12 to capture Sunday's final regular season match. The second-seeded Avenging Angels are set to face off with third-seeded Greensboro in Friday's 3:30 p.m. semifinal pairing of the USA South Tournament.

MC Lax led Virginia Wesleyan 8-5 at the half, but a 4-0 rally in the final 4:47 of play put the Marlins out front for the win.

Lottie Meadows, Jennifer Halvorson and Victoria Doyle led the Angels with three goals apiece, and Doyle notched a team-high five groundballs, adding four draw controls. Danielle Lee tallied five draw controls, three assists and one goal.

Va. Wesleyan's Megan Shallock led all with five goals, seven groundballs and six draw controls to lead the Marlins to victory.

Doyle extended Meredith's first half advantage to five with back-to-back scores in the opening minutes of the second period. But the Marlins responded with six unanswered points to take their first lead since the fourth minute of the match.

The Angels scored two of the next three goals to tie the match at 12, but Virginia Wesleyan closed out the game on a 4-0 run to collect the win.

Follow the Angels' USA South Tournament run.

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Rocky Mount, NC Information

The 2015 Women's Lacrosse Tournament seeding is as follows:

Seed Team Conf. Record
#1 Piedmont 6-0
#2 Meredith 5-1
#3 Greensboro 4-2
#4 Ferrum 3-3
--- Methodist 2-4
--- Huntingdon 1-5
--- LaGrange 0-6

Women's Lacrosse Tournament Schedule - all games played in Rocky Mount, NC

Semifinals - Friday, April 17
#4 Ferrum vs. #1 Piedmont - 1:00pm
#3 Greensboro vs. #2 Meredith - 3:30pm

Finals - Saturday, April 18
Semifinal Winners - 1:00pm