Strong second half gives Randolph-Macon 2-0 Victory over Roanoke

Strong second half gives Randolph-Macon 2-0 Victory over Roanoke
ASHLAND, Va--- Randolph-Macon topped Roanoke, 2-1 Saturday afternoon in ODAC action.  The women improved to 7-6, 4-1 in ODAC play, while the Maroons fell to 4-10, 2-3 in the conference.
Roanoke holds a 31-24-2 edge in the series, but R-MC has won the last eight meetings.  The victory kept Randolph-Macon in at least a tie for second in the ODAC standings as of today.
After a scoreless first half, Lauren Seal scored the eventual game-winner from the right side of the box in the 46th minute.  Just under five minutes remaining in the contest, Mikalea Rumley found a streaking Carrie Jacobs down the middle of the field to put the Maroons away
Meredith Young and Seal led the Yellow Jackets with four shots on the day.  All four of Seal's attempts were on goal.  Kelly Finn paced the Maroons with three shots, all on goal.
The matchup between RC and R-MC featured two of the top goalkeepers in the conference.  Cristina Scichilone took the loss in goal for the Maroons, totaling 11 saves on the day.  Nicole Woodworth picked up the victory and recorded eight saves on the afternoon.  Woodworth (136) now leads Scichilone (129) by just seven saves for the most in the ODAC.  Scichilone is currently second on the career saves list at Roanoke.
Randolph-Macon outshot Roanoke, 19-9 in the contest, including a 13-9 edge in shots on goal.  The Maroons finished with a perfect SOG%.  The Yellow Jackets also held an 8-6 advantage in penalty corners.
The women will travel to Lexington to take on Washington and Lee in ODAC action.  Start time is scheduled for 6 p.m.

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