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Collegiate roundup: Haverford College earns 10-9 OT victory over Washington College; Immaculata, Cabrini men win

Thursday, 8th April 2010

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 4/8/10

In a crazy, back-and-forth game the Haverford College women’s lacrosse team pulled out a 10-9 overtime victory over host Washington College Wednesday evening in Centennial Conference play. Alex Pesce fed Jen Schmidt for the game-winner 2:14 into overtime.

After surrendering an early lead the Fords scored three unanswered goals in just over a two-minute span late in regulation to take the lead, 9-8, before Washington (5-4, 1-3 CC) scored with 21 seconds remaining to send the game into overtime.

Haverford (10-1, 3-1 CC) was whistled for 25 fouls and penalized with five yellow cards compared to just 11 fouls and no cards for the Shorewomen. Despite the difference, the Fords did not surrender a man-down goal all game.

Josie Ferri (Pennsbury), Kayleigh Herrick-Reynolds, Perrin Downing and Schmidt all scored two goals for the Fords. Pesce and Nora Proops scored one goal apiece and Pesce added a pair of assists.

Immaculata 14, Shenandoah 4

Tom Hartney (Interboro) scored four goals and Ben Tuscai (West Chester East) had five points as the Mighty Macs (1-2, 6-4) claimed the CSAC win

John Cacchio (Holy Ghost Prep) added a hat trick, while Joe Keller (Owen J. Roberts) scored twice and added an assist.

Cabrini College 16, Gwynedd Mercy College 4

Senior attackman Casey Grugan (Ridley) and sophomore midfielder Brian Hill (Ridley) each posted five points for the Cavaliers in the victory.

The win extends Cabrini’s NCAA Division III-best conference win streak to 74 games. Including the postseason, the Cavaliers have recorded 91 straight victories versus CSAC opponents.

Grugan, a 2010 Tewaaraton Award candidate, netted four goals and distributed one assist. Hill tallied three scores and handed out two helpers.

Junior attackman Paul Skulski (Garnet Valley) and freshman attackman Bobby Thorp each notched four points. Skulski paired three goals with one assist, while Thorp scored two goals and added two assists.

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