Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/25/09
The fifth-ranked Cabrini men’s lacrosse team opened the 2009 season in emphatic fashion Wednesday, posting a convincing 18-9 win at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Junior Casey Grugan (Ridley) led the Cavaliers with four goals and five assists while junior Scott Reimer (Downingtown West) tallied five points on three markers and two assists. Sophomore Paul Skulski (Garnet Valley) recorded a hat trick and added one assist.
Senior Christian Burrows (The Woodlynde School) added three goals and freshman Brian Hill (Ridley) contributed two goals and one assist. Junior Rich Romanelli also recorded two scores for the Cavs, ranked fifth in the nation in Division III.
Grugan, senior defenseman Joe Monroe (Marple Newtown) and senior defenseman Jeff Moore (Springfield-Delco) each collected a team-high three groundballs. The Cavaliers won the battle at the X, claiming 17-of-29 draws. Senior specialists Mike Dolente (Spring-Ford) and Kevin Fahey combined to win 15-of-24 face-offs.
Senior goalkeepers Kevin Chenoweth and Bobby Chambers (Henderson) split time for the Blue & White in between pipes. Chenoweth logged the game’s first 30 minutes, posting seven saves and allowing just two goals. Chambers notched four stops.
Drexel 12, La Salle 5
Freshman Charlotte Wood (Conestoga) scored six goals as the Dragons (3-1) cruised. Stefany McKee led the Explorers (0-2) with three goals.
Rutgers 16, Temple 9
Brittney Hoffman, Nicholle St. Pierre (Owen J. Roberts) and Karly Cohen scored two goals each for the Owls as they opened their season with a defeat.
St. Joseph’s 10, Delaware 8
Jen Peters notched four goals and Helen Tursi added two as the host Hawks (2-1) spoiled the Hens’ opener. Delaware got two goals from Nicole Flego (Central Bucks East).
American 12, George Washington 6
Amanda Makoid (Archbishop Wood) collected three goals to lead the hosts (1-2) to the win while Taylor Donohue (Radnor) had two goals for GW (0-3).
Stanford 20, UC Davis 3
Bess Siegfried (Agnes Irwin) had two goals and an assist while Amanda Schwab (Harriton) and Julie Christy (Conestoga) added one apiece to help the 16th-ranked Cardinal (4-1) breeze.
Penn State 18, Bucknell 5
Mary Dean (Cheltenham) had two goals and an assist, Mariel Bryan (Ridley) had one goal, Laura Lincecome (Conestoga) had two assists and Jackie Eastman (Springfield-Delco) had an assists as the Lions (2-0) breezed. Stephanie Ellis (Radnor) got the win in goal, making three saves.
Georgetown 11, Johns Hopkins 6
Logan McCraw (Conestoga) scored once and scooped four groundballs and Megan Bloomer (Conestoga) had an assist and two groundballs for the winning Hoyas (2-0).
William & Mary 14, Virginia Tech 8
Goalie Emily Geary (Radnor) had 10 saves to lead W&M (2-1).
Loyola 21, UMBC 6
Cara Filipelli (Archbishop Carroll) had a goal and an assist to lead the hosts (2-1) to the win.
Haverford College 20, Immaculata 4
The Fords opened their campaign in grand fashion with a convincing victory over the Mighty Macs, giving new head coach Julie Shaner Young a victory in her debut. Josie Ferri (Pennsbury) led the Fords with five goals and fellow freshman Jen Schmidt netted four while Lauren Finkel and Alexa Pesce scored three apiece.
Claire Lichty led Immaculata with two goals.