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Cavaliers Win Big Over William & Mary

The No. 9 Virginia women's lacrosse team scored a big win Wednesday night at Klöckner Stadium, beating William & Mary 18-5. The victory stopped the Cavaliers four-game losing streak.

The game was tied 2-2 early, before the Cavaliers started to pull away. Virginia scored 7 straight goals, and took a 10-3 lead into the break. They continued their dominance in the second half, outscoring the Tribe 8-2. Overall, UVa took 37 shots in the game and held William & Mary's to 18.

Courtney Swan won five draw controls, had one caused-turnover, and picked up three ground balls. Swan was also a force on the offensive end, scoring four goals.

Casey Bocklet led UVa with five goals, while Courtney Swan added four, and Dana Boyle had her second hat trick of the season.

Kim Kolarik played the first half in goal, getting the win while allowing three goals and making two saves. Liz Colgan played the second half, making her first saves of the season, Colgan finished with two goals allowed and five saves in 30 minutes.

With the win, Virginia improves to 3-4 on the season. Next up, they host Princeton on Saturday, March 16 at 12 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.

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