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College wrap: Penn women coast to 11-2 win over UNC; ‘Cats, Owls fall

Saturday, 7th March 2009

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 3/7/09

    Junior Courtney Lubbe (Council Rock North) had a career game with five goals and three assists to lead the Penn women’s lacrosse team to an 11-2 victory over No. 9 North Carolina Friday night at Franklin Field.

    The No. 6 Quakers remain undefeated at 3-0 while the Tar Heels suffered their second consecutive loss and fell to 3-2.

     Lubbe scored twice to close the first half, giving the Quakers  4-1 lead. Penn then dominated the second half as Becca Edwards (Springfield-Montco) tallied three goals and Erin Brennan added two.

    Emma Spiro had a goal and two assists for Penn while Hilary Renna (three groundballs, two caused turnovers) and Kaileigh Wright (three groundballs).

    Junior goalkeeper Emily Szelest made six saves. She has allowed just eight goals in three games earning her a miniscule 2.67 goals-against average.

Binghamton 16, Temple 11

    Karly Cohen (two assists) and Melisssa Schweitzer (Owen J. Roberts) scored three goals apiece and Keelin Hood (Great Valley) added two for the losing Owls (0-3).

Louisville 20, Villanova 6

    Bergan Foley (Gwynedd Mercy Academy) tallied four goals and an assist for the host Cardinals (3-0). Taylor Lucy scored twice for the Wildcats (1-2) in defeat.

Stanford 18, St. Mary’s 7

    Julie Christy (Conestoga) scored four goals, Amanda Schwab (Harriton) had three goals and Bess Siegfried (Agnes Irwin) added two goals and three assists as the Cardinal improved to 5-2 overall and 4-0 in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation.

Division II

Limestone 11, Lock Haven 10

    Amber Hoch (Souderton) scored three goals for Lock Haven (1-1) in its loss to Limestone (4-0). The teams were tied in the IWLCA rankings at No. 4.

Division III

Stevens 16, Cabrini 11

    Erin Nollen (Henderson), Jaime O’Hanlon (Springfield-Delco) and Amanda Alexandrowicz (Ridley) each scored three goals for the host Cavaliers (0-2) in their home opener defeat.

Dickinson 18, Bryn Mawr 3

    Lexie Kob (Spring-Ford) had two goals and an assist and Kelsey Muir (Notre Dame) added a goal and an assist while Jessie Clark (Conestoga) earned the win in the goal as the host Red Devils (2-1, 1-0) won the Centennial Conference opener.


Princeton 6, UMBC 5

    Paul Barnes (Haverford School) won 13 of 15 face-offs and snared six groundballs as the Tigers (3-0) remained perfect.

Denver 12, Penn 6

    John Conneely scored twice for Penn (1-2) in its home loss.

Albany 15, Delaware 12

    Kevin Kaminski (Strath Haven) scored three goals and Pat Lombard (La Salle) added one for the losing Blue Hens (2-3).

Brown 7, Quinnipiac 3

    Jack Oppenheimer (Germantown Academy) scored once for Quinnipiac (1-3).



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