Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/4/10
Sophomore attack Kelly Condon (Abington) had two goals and an assist Sunday to help Marist College defeat top-seeded Fairfield, 9-7, in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) women’s championship game.
Marist earned an automatic berth in the NCAA Division I tournament and will learn Sunday of its first opponent.
Condon only days earlier was named the MAAC Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Year. She led Marist with 38 goals and 21 assists during the regular season, being named MAAC Offensive Player of the Week on April 6 and April 19. Condon was also named to the All-MAAC First Team.
The sophomore attack – who played defense in high school – recorded 50 of her 61 points during the regular season in Marist’s last nine games. In six conference games, Condon led the MAAC with 3.5 goals per game, 2.67 assists per game, and 6.17 points per game.
She had eight points apiece in games at Canisius and against Manhattan, and nine points on five goals and four assists at Iona. Overall, Condon finished the regular season as the MAAC leader in assists, averaging 1.53 per game. She was also third in the conference with 4.07 points per game, and fifth with 2.53 goals per game.
Still (Penn Charter) helps Yale tie for Ivy League crown
Sophomore attackman Colin Still (Penn Charter) had a goal and an assist to help Yale defeat Harvard, 9-8, Saturday and clinch a tie for the Ivy League regular-season men’s title.
Yale – which has won six of its last seven – faces Princeton on Friday at 5 p.m. in the semifinals of the 2010 Ivy League Tournament at Schoellkopf Field in Ithaca, N.Y. The Bulldogs (10-3, 4-2 Ivy), seeded No. 3, face the second-seeded Tigers (9-4, 4-2) in the first game on the Cornell campus. No. 1 Cornell hosts Brown (4) at 8 p.m. Friday. The winners play Sunday at noon at Schoellkopf.
McCallion (Episcopal Academy) helps Army win Patriot crown
Junior middie Rob McCallion (Episcopal Academy) scored once and had one assist Sunday to help host Army down Navy, 11-8, in the Patriot League men’s championship game. The Cadets (10-5) earned an automatic NCAA berth and will learn of their first-round foe Sunday.