|Rainey Whitworth - pix Southern Virginia University|
On Thursday against Columbia College out of South Carolina, Rainey Whitworth set a career high with five goals in a losing cause for the Knights. This year Whitworth is taking a bite out of the Capital Athletic Conference women’s lacrosse conference. Whitworth is the second-leading scorer with 21 goals this season.
Rainey graduated in 2012 from Islands High School and enrolled at the Savannah College of Art and Design, SCAD. She was on the SCAD women’s lacrosse team her freshman year and then transferred to Southern Virginia University. Whitworth is a junior now and never played an official high school lacrosse game at Islands High School. Whitworth excelled for the Sharks on the volleyball court, soccer field, in the swimming pool and on the cross-country course. Rainey was very active in club lacrosse while in high school.