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USA Lacrosse Mag: Jacksonville’s Growth a Testament to Upperclass Leaders

via USALaxMagazine.Com

Thursday. April 28th, 2022 | by Charlotte Varnes, photo by John Strohsacker


Poised on the free position line against Liberty, Jacksonville graduate attacker Sarah Elms stared down at the cage.

The Dolphins were at a crossroads. Jacksonville started off uncharacteristically slow, facing a 5-2 deficit at the end of the first quarter. With the ASUN regular season title and a perfect conference record on the line, the Dolphins needed a spark.

When Elms burst off the line to score, she finished — just like everyone around the Jacksonville program has come to expect from their star. Her score kicked off a 10-goal scoring streak spanning parts of the second and third quarters, firmly shutting the door on the Flames’ hopes of an upset. By the end of the game, she had chipped in five goals and three assists and powered Jacksonville to a 20-7 victory.

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