Shughrue Leads Trojans To Victory In Conference Carolinas Women's Lacrosse Quarterfinals Match Over Bulldogs

Jordan Shughrue (Photo by James Benson)
Jordan Shughrue (Photo by James Benson)

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The University of Mount Olive women's lacrosse team defeated the Bulldogs of Barton College 15-2 in the Conference Carolinas Women's Lacrosse Quarterfinals at the Ray McDonald Sr. Track & Field/Lacrosse Complex in Mount Olive, N.C. Jordan Shughrue led the Trojans with five goals and took over the program record for goals in a season passing Riann Daziel's 67 as Shughrue now has 68 to her credit.

Score: No. 2 seed Mount Olive 15, No. 7 seed Barton 2
Records: Mount Olive (14-4, 9-1), Barton (5-10, 3-6)
Location: Ray McDonald Sr. Track & Field/Lacrosse Complex   |   Mount Olive, N.C.

How It Happened



  • Barton got on the scoreboard as the Bulldogs scored the first goal of the second half three minutes into the action.
  • Burke recorded her second goal of the game to give UMO a 13-1 lead.
  • BC scored their second goal as the clock ticked down towards the 16-minute mark.
  • The Trojans closed out the game scoring the last two goals as Shughrue picked up her fifth goal and Ferguson her fourth as Mount Olive went on to win 15-2.


  • Shughrue's five goals, 68 on the season, eclipsed the program record for goals in a season. She passed Riann Daziel's 67 goal mark set back in 2016.
  • Shughrue also led the team in ground balls (8), draw controls (7), free position shots (2-2), and was third in caused turnovers (3).
  • Ferguson's four goals are tied for her season-high. She scored four in the win over Erskine.
  • Samantha Thomson (9-3) picked up the win playing 20:15 minutes in the net and giving up no goals.

Mount Olive is back in action on Saturday, April 28, as they travel to Tigerville, S.C., and the campus of North Greenville University for the semifinals of the Conference Carolinas Women's Lacrosse Tournament. UMO will face Belmont Abbey at 5 p.m. in the semifinal match.