James Madison Rallies to Outgun William & Mary

Zabel, Roguski, Kimener, Lane, Chakrian and McLouth each contributed two goals for JMU. McHugh also had two assists to go along with Zabel's game-high three.

W&M was led by Mackrides' three goals. Salmon, Stillwell and Dougherty each scored twice for the Tribe.

Statistical leaders for the Dukes included McHugh with a game-high three ground balls. Kimener and McLough each also grabbed two GBs, and Kimener had two caused turnovers.

Chakrian led JMU with five draw controls, and McHugh controlled four draws..

JMU out-shot W&M 31-19 but held just a 16-12 advantage in draw controls and a 15-11 lead in ground balls.

W&M freshman goalkeeper Lucy Ferguson (Montclair, N.J./Montclair) finished with nine saves, while freshman goalkeeper Schylar Healy (Eldersburg, Md./Liberty) made three stops in just over 56 minutes of play.

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HARRISONBURG, Va. (April 13, 2012) - William & Mary fell to James Madison, 15-11, on Friday evening in Harrisonburg, Va. W&M (2-12, 0-4) led by as many as three goals in the first half, but James Madison (8-5, 4-0) utilized a 7-1 run to start the second stanza to earn the victory.

Junior Kyrstin Mackrides led the Tribe with three goals, while sophomore Taelor Salmon totaled a team-high four points on two goals and two assists. Sophomores Jenna Dougherty and Katie Stillwell also recorded two goals apiece, while freshman Kaleigh Noon earned a career-high six draw controls.

Although JMU got on the scoreboard first with a goal by Ashley Kimener just a little more than a minute into the contest, W&M answered with goals by senior Maggie Anderson and Dougherty to take a 2-1 lead with 22:48 showing.

After JMU reclaimed the lead with back-to-back scores, the College rattled off a 4-0 run midway through the half to build a 6-3 advantage. Stillwell scored twice during the stretch, while junior Caitlin Murphy and Dougherty also found the back of the cage.

The Dukes rallied back with a 3-0 run of their own to tie the count at 6-6 with 6:43 remaining, but Salmon and Mackrides both scored in the stanza's waning minutes to give the Tribe an 8-6 cushion at halftime.

James Madison opened the second half with three unanswered goals and regained the lead, 9-8, following a score by Cally Chakrian with 22:20 showing.

While a free-position goal by Salmon less than two minutes later evened the score, JMU responded with a 4-0 run during a 13-minute span to take a 13-9 advantage with 5:16 on the clock.

Shortly thereafter, W&M narrowed the margin to just two with a pair of goals byMackrides. The first score came off an assist from Salmon at the 3:49 mark,while the second was on an 8-meter opportunity just 1:03 later.

The Tribe was unable to get any closer, however, as JMU added two more goals in the closing minutes for the final margin.

James Madison held a 16-12 advantage in draw controls and a 15-11 edge in ground balls.

JMU was led by six players who recorded multi-goal efforts, while Monica Zabel totaled a team-high four points on two goals and two assists.

The Tribe will close out its regular-season home slate when it hosts George Mason for Senior Day on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.

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