2011 Women's Lacrosse Players of the Week

  • GINA VALLES, Roanoke, Senior, Midfielder
    April 25, 2011
    Valles, a senior from South Windsor, Conn., broke school scoring records in career goals while setting three single-game school records in two ODAC victories last week. She set records in points (14), goals (8) and caused turnovers (7) in a 23-10 win over Virginia Wesleyan on Senior Night. Against Bridgewater, Valles racked up three goals, one assist and 10 groundballs in the 26-8 triumph. Against the Marlins, Valles broke the ODAC’s all-time goals and scoring record and is now ranked sixth in NCAA Div. III history in career points (386).
  • SHEILA ANTHONY, Hollins, Freshman, Attack
    April 18, 2011
    Anthony, a freshman from Baltimore, Md., helped Hollins record its second straight victory, which proved to be the program's first ODAC win since the 2003 campaign. Anthony set a Hollins' record with 10 goals in the HU's 19-10 win over Randolph College last week. She missed tying the ODAC record by one goal. Anthony added one assist, five draw controls, four groundballs and a pair of caused turnovers. It marked her second straight impressive outing, following a six-goal outburst in a win over Agnes Scott.
  • TARA HARDING, Virginia Wesleyan, Senior, Midfielder
    April 11, 2011
    Harding, a senior from Waterford, N.Y., stretched her current scoring streak to a team-leading 10 consecutive games by scoring nine goals in a 2-0 week for VWC. She fired in five against Randolph-Macon and added four goals and an assist against Sweet Briar. Harding also picked up 14 ground balls in the two games, won five draw controls and caused two turnovers. She is VWC’s co-leader in points with 41 and team leader in ground balls with 62.
  • KELLY EGAN, Randolph-Macon, Junior, Attack
    April 04, 2011
    Egan, a junior from Arnold, Md., put together a season-best 27 point week in helping the Yellow Jackets to a 2-1 week. Egan began her scoring explosion with six goals and six assists in a 22-10 win over Notre Dame (Md.). She added three ground balls in that contest. She went on to post seven goals with five assists, two groundballs and one draw control in a 23-14 ODAC win over Bridgewater. She continued her scoring run in a loss to Roanoke to end the week, notching two more goals and another helper. For the week, Egan scored 15 goals and dished out 12 assists. She now leads the ODAC in total points (66), points per game (6.60), assists (34) and assists per game (3.40).
  • LESLEY BUCKINGHAM, Lynchburg, Junior, Attack
    March 28, 2011
    Buckingham, a junior from Herndon, Va., scored nine goals and added an assist as the Lynchburg College women’s lacrosse team rolled to a pair of ODAC victories at Virginia Wesleyan College and Bridgewater. She added five ground balls and seven draw controls for the week. She opened the stretch with a four-goal day in a 14-8 win over the Marlins in which she also added three draw controls and five groundballs. Buckingham recorded five goals and an assist in the Hornets 18-7 triumph over the Eagles. Buckingham currently leads the ODAC with 35 goals scored.
  • MEEGAN ROURKE, Roanoke, Senior, Midfielder
    March 21, 2011
    Rourke, a senior from Greenwich, Conn., scored nine goals and dished out two assists for 11 points in two games last week. She also won eight draw controls and collected four groundballs. She had the game-winning goal against CNU after winning the draw control to cap a four-goal, two-assist day for the Maroons in a 13-12 victory. She scored a team-best five goals with six draw controls in a 17-13 defeat to #8 Cortland St earlier in the week. Rourke is currently second on the team with 28 points on 22 goals and six assists.
  • TAYLOR CHAMBERLAIN, Bridgewater, Freshman, Attack
    March 14, 2011
    Chamberlain, a freshman from Finksburg, Md., scored 11 goals in three contests to help the Eagles to a 2-1 record. Chamberlain scored six goals in a 20-6 victory over College of Notre Dame. She added 3 goals and one assist in an 11-10 victory over Ohio Wesleyan. Chamberlain scored the tying goal and the winning goal in the final two minutes to rally the Eagles to the win. She closed the week with two goals in a loss to Washington College.
  • GINA VALLES, Roanoke, Senior, Midfielder
    March 07, 2011
    Valles, a senior from South Windsor, Conn., became Roanoke's all-time leader in points with her 299th tally in a win over Hollins last week. The two-time ODAC Player of Year helped that Maroons to their first conference win of the season with four goals and six assists. She also collected eight groundballs, secured six draw controls, and caused three turnovers from her midfield post. Valles is currently third on the ODAC's all-time scoring list, needing just four points to move into the second position.
  • WILTON MEGARGEL, Washington and Lee, Senior, Attack
    February 28, 2011
    Megargel, a senior from Charlottesville, Va., led the No. 15 Generals in a 2-0 week with wins over Sewanee and Stevenson. She led the team in scoring for both contests, finishing with five or more points in both games. Against Sewanee, Megargel finished with six goals and one assist while also winning one draw control as the Generals won the contest by a score of 21-13. She went on to score the game-winning goal with 18 seconds remaining in the game against Stevenson, helping W&L claim a 10-9 victory. Against the Mustangs, she finished with four goals and an assist, collected one ground ball and forced one turnover.
  • EMMY MATHEWS, Washington and Lee, Senior, Midfield
    February 21, 2011
    Mathews, a senior from Baltimore, Md., led the No. 15 Generals in an 18-17 overtime victory against No. 16 Mary Washington on Sunday. Mathews paced the Generals with five goals while also registering two draw controls, one ground ball and one caused turnover and going 1-of-2 on free position shots. She notched four of her goals in the first half to help Washington and Lee to an 11-7 hafltime lead.