Staff Writer: Camryn Gallagher
The Wingate Women’s lacrosse team has started their season. So far in the 2022 season they have played a total of three games, two at home and one away.
The dogs had their home opener on February 12th at Graham Gill field.
They opened their season with a ruling 20-5 victory over North Greenville. Throughout the game, there were a total of 10 players who contributed to the scoreboard. Within the 10 players that contributed there were 7 Bulldogs who had scored multiple goals.
Hiles – 3 goals & 4 assists
Knowles – 3 goals, 2 assists & 3 draw controls
Ruiz – 3 goals, 1 assist & 2 draw controls
This was a great way to start the 2022 season. There were a lot of fresh legs that were sent out to play along with a ton of familiar faces. They even had a freshman goalie start. Rango ended up having 8 saves throughout the game against North Greenville. The following weekend the Bulldogs traveled to Belmont Abbey where they locked in another win. The Bulldogs had a 9 point lead in the first quarter and ended the game with a 16-7 victory. It was another amazing game for the Bulldogs where several players contributed to the game.
Knowles – 4 goals, 2 assists, & 4 draw controls
Ruiz – 3 goals, 2 assists, & 5 draw controls
Biase – 9 saves in goal
On Friday, February 25, the Dogs faced their second team at home. The Bulldogs took on Young Harris resulting in another huge victory going 19-6 with 11 different players putting points up on that scoreboard. After this game, the Dogs are leading with a 3-0 this season and have won a total of 13 straight home games. Several Bulldogs got a chance to shine on the field including a freshman goalie named Riley Boone who had a total of 4 saves.
This is looking like a great year for the Wingate Women’s lacrosse team. Saturday, March 5th the dogs take on Limestone at home following a week in Florida for their spring break trip playing Palm Beach Atlantic and Florida Southern.