BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan lacrosse team wrapped up their 2021 season with a 21-3 home loss to the University of Charleston Golden Eagles Sunday afternoon at Ross Field.
Iris Kolenich gave the Lady ‘Cats a 1-0 lead with a goal four minutes in, but Charleston scored the next seven for a 7-1 lead.
Makenzie Lewellyn ended the Charleston run with a goal with 5:47 showing on the first-half clock to make it a 7-2 contest.
Charleston scored two more before Victoria Sisson put in a goal with the assist going to Kolenich with 2:05 left in the half.
That made it a 9-3 game and that was the score going into the half.
Charleston shutout the Lady Bobcats in the second half by a 9-0 score.
Elishia Davis led Charleston with seven goals while McKenna Kincaid had three.
Wesleyan was outshot by a 38-10 margin.
Wesleyan was guilty of 22 turnovers while Charleston committed nine.
Charleston improved to 5-8 overall and 4-6 in the MEC.
Wesleyan closed out the year with a 0-10 record.
Charleston 9 12 – 21
West Virginia Wesleyan 3 0 – 3
Goals – Charleston: Elishia Davis 7; McKenna Kincaid 3; Destiny Jackson 2; Kayleigh Burns 2; Isabella Pisani 1; Kaiya Roberson 1l Gianna Blundell 1; Colleen Ryan 1. Totals 21; West Virginia Wesleyan: Iris Kolenich 1; Makenzi Lewellyn 1; Victoria Sisson 1. Totals 3.
Assists – Charleston: Colleen Ryan 3; Elishia Davis 2; Renee Gering 1. Totals 6; West Virginia Wesleyan: Iris Kolenich. Totals 1.
Saves – Charleston: Georgia Ryan 3; West Virginia Wesleyan: Gabrielle Cleaveland 15; Faith Hammerbeck 1.
Shots – Charleston: 38; West Virginia Wesleyan: 10.
Free position shots – Charleston: 12; West Virginia Wesleyan: 0.
Turnovers – Charleston: 9; West Virginia Wesleyan: 22.
Clears – Charleston: 6-7; West Virginia Wesleyan: 7-11.
Ground balls – Charleston: West Virginia Wesleyan: 8.
Draw controls – Charleston: 18; West Virginia Wesleyan: 8.