Lily Colley Wins Weekly ODAC Honors
April 19, 2013
Lily Colley ’14 earned the Old Dominion Athletic Conference’s (ODAC) Women’s Lacrosse Player of the Week Award.
She also won the Guilford Student-Athlete of the Week Award, presented by the school’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
Lily helped extend the Quakers’ school-record winning streak to 12 games with a team-high 21 points on 14 goals and a club-best seven assists. She also contributed 10 ground balls, eight draw controls and seven caused turnovers in Guilford’s 3-0 week.
She had four goals, two assists, four caused turnovers and four ground balls in the Quakers’ 15-1 win April 10 at Hollins. In the first-place ODAC showdown April 13 at Shenandoah she posted seven points (4 goals and 3 assists) and set the school’s season assists record.
She led Guilford with eight points on a career-high six goals and two assists in the Quakers’ road win April 14 over Marymount. She also picked up four ground balls and had a season-high three draw controls.
With two games left in the regular season Lily is ranked nationally in points, goals and assists. She stands fourth in NCAA Division III with 95 points, seventh with 60 goals and 17th with 35 assists. Her goals and points totals stand second in the ODAC only to teammate E’leyna Garcia ’14 in Guilford history.
Coach Sarah Lamphier’s team started the week 13-1 overall and 8-0 in the conference. The Quakers lead the country in draw controls per game and are eighth with a .929 winning percentage. Guilford ends the regular season Friday, April 20, at home against Washington and Lee.
The Student-Athlete of the Week Award is presented by Guilford’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, which is comprised of representatives from each of the school’s 20 varsity teams. The group meets regularly to discuss the state of Guilford Athletics and seeks to build community among the school’s student-athletes and non-student-athletes.
Recent Guilford SAAC activities include a canned-food drive and participation in Champs Life Skills, which promotes intercollegiate athletics as a key part of the campus educational program and the student-athlete as an integral part of the student body. Its aim is to increase student-athletes’ community involvement and to engage the greater Guilford community with the athletic department.