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Villanova whips Penn, 14-7, moves to 3-0; Dragons cruise

Saturday, 28th February 2009

Categories Boy's/Men's, College  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, posted 2/28/09

    Tim Driscoll and Matthew Fritts each scored three goals and goalie Andrew DiLoreto made 13 saves as host Villanova improved to 3-0 Saturday by dumping rival Penn, 14-7, in a Division I game that could vault the Wildcats into the Top 20.

    Villanova and Penn (1-1) had each received votes for last week’s USILA Top 20, but the Villanova ball movement and its smothering defense combined with DiLoreta to make it a rout.

    Tim Langan Jr. had two goals and two assists and C.J. Small added a pair of goals while Mike Brennan had three assists for Villanova. Chris MacDonald added a goal and an assist while Chris Ficke (four groundballs), Bryan McCartney (Archbishop Wood) and Eddie DiDonato (La Salle) led the defense. 

    Craig Andrzejewski led Penn with three goals and an assist while Garvey Heiderman had two goals.

Drexel 11, Binghamton 4

    Colin Ambler (Abington) had a goal and four assists while Greg Casey (La Salle), Kevin Dart and Taylor Mansfield scored two goals apiece as the Dragons (1-2) won their first game of the year.

St. Joseph’s 10, Rutgers 7

    Scott Cullinan (West Chester East) scored three goals and Charlie Gorman had two goals and two assists while Sean Evans (Henderson) added two goals to help the host Hawks (2-2) even their record.

Hofstra 11, Brown 10, 2 OT

    Michael Colleluori (Ridley) assisted on the winning goal by Jay Card with 19 seconds left in the second overtime as the No. 13 Pride remained perfect at 2-0 by stunning No. 15 Brown on the road. Colleluori finished with two goals and four assists as Hofstra rallied from a 10-4 deficit by scoring the game’s final seven goals.

Ohio State 11, Fairfield 6

    James Green (Central Bucks East) scored three goals for the winning Buckeyes (3-1).

Delaware 11, Hartford 9

    Pat Lombard (La Salle) had two goals and an assist while Kevin Kaminski (Strath Haven) scored once for the winning Blue Hens (2-2).

Princeton 14, Johns Hopkins 8

    Paul Barnes (Haverford School) scored two goals as the No. 9 Tigers (2-0) stunned No. 6 Hopkins (1-1) at the Konica Minolta Face-off Classic at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Brian Christopher (Springfield-Delco) had two goals and an assist while Kyle Wharton (Haverford School) had a goal and an assist for the Blue Jays.

St. John’s 10, Georgetown 9

    Tom Manes (Archbishop Ryan) had one assist for the host Red Storm who improved to 3-0 by stunning No. 5 Georgetown in the ECAC.

Loyola 8, Penn State 7

    Jake Willcox (Malvern Prep) scored once for the winning Greyhounds (2-1) and P.T Ricci (Conestoga) scooped three groundballs. Jack Forster (La Salle), Rob Forster (La Salle) and Colton Vosburgh (Unionville) scored once each for the Nittany Lions (0-3) and goalie Drew Adams (Springfield-Delco) made 12 saves.

Notre Dame 19, Dartmouth 7

    Duncan Swezey (Hatboro-Horsham) had four goals as the No. 8 Fighting Irish improved to 3-0.

Lafayette 8, Quinnipiac 5

    Sophomore Jack Oppenheimer (Germantown Academy) scored two goals for the Bobcats (1-2) in their defeat to the Leopards. Oppenheimer has six goals and four assists, tops on his team.

Division III

Gwynedd-Mercy 5, Carthage 4

    Two goals in the last five minutes of the game gave Gwynedd-Mercy its first win in the program’s short history. Trailing 4-3, Stefan Hetland (Garnet Valley) scored on a feed from Matt Houk (one goal) to tie the contest. Later, Jonathan Schmitt then zipped the game-winner in with 2:28 left and the Griffins were able to complete the comeback.

    Steven Miner (Garnet Valley) and Nick Coan (Garnet Valley) had first half tallies as the teams were deadlocked at 2-2 at the half. Kevin Hens (Hatboro-Horsham) made six of his 10 saves in the second half.

Swarthmore 11, Eastern 8

    Stelios Wilson scored five goals and Gavin Musynske dished four assists for the Garnet in an opener for both teams. Nick Mandia (Souderton) led Eastern with four goals and two assists.

Salisbury 17, Widener 5

    Johnny Casey scored three goals for the Pride (0-2) in their loss to No. 1 Salisbury (4-0).

Gettysburg 18, Hampden-Sydney 7

    Tom O’Donnell (La Salle) had a goal and two assists for the second-ranked Bullets as they opened with an easy win.

Women

St. Joseph’s 16, Wagner 8

     Jenna Martino had five goals and an assist for the visiting Hawks (3-1). Julie Mineweaser (North Penn), Jessica Westlake and Abby Renninger (Conestoga) each added two goals while Kelly Blundin (Plymouth Whitemarsh) had two goals and Jessica Richmond (Jenkintown) one goal and one assist for Wagner (0-2).

Iona 15, Villanova 10

    Taryn McKenna scored three goals in a losing effort for the Wildcats (1-1).

Old Dominion 8, American 7

    Casey Kellogg (Downingtown West) scored four goals and Lisa Bernardini (George Schoo) added two as ODU won its opener. Amanda Makoid (Archbishop Wood) scored twice for American (1-3).

James Madision 10, Yale 7

    Mary Kate Lomady (Abington) had two goals and an assist while Jaime Dardine (Marple Newtown) had a gola and two assists for winning JMU (2-0).

Notre Dame 17, Stanford 8

    Maggie Tamasitis (Boyertown) scored once and had two assists for the No. 12 Fighting Irish (3-1) in their win over No. 16 Stanford (4-2). Julie Christy (Conestoga) had two goals and Amanda Schwab (Harriton) added one for the Cardinal.

Virginia Tech 10, George Mason 8

    Freshman Emily Ellisen (Great Valley) scored once for GM (0-2) in a losing cause.

Division III

Bryn Mawr 15, Neumann 14

    Gabrielle Marangell scored the game-winner to give the host Owls a victory in an opener for both teams. Georgia Lawrence and Natalie Chrismer each scored five goals for Bryn Mawr and Gabby D’Ambrosio had seven goals and Colleen Finnegan four for Neumann.

Swarthmore 13, Moravian 5

    Amy Vachal scored four goals while Anna de Regt and Emily Evans added three apiece as the Garnet opened their season in style. Paige Warbrick (Souderton), Katie Wise (Abington) and Jillian Pagliei (Council Rock North) scored once each for Moravian.

Haverford College 11, Widener 9

    Freshmen Josie Ferri (Pennsbury) and Jen Schmidt sacored three goals each as the Fords improved to 2-0. Mellany Broomall had three goals for the Pride (0-1).

Washington & Lee 10, Catholic 9

    Kelsi Robinson (Westtown School) scored twice as W&L improved to 2-0. Katie Buonpastore (Lansdale Catholic) had two goals for Cathoolic (1-1).

St, Mary’s 10, Dickinson 5

    Lexie Kob (Spring-Ford) notched two goals for the Red Devils as they dropped their season opener.

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