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Women’s college roundup: Ursinus cruises, Villanova improves to 5-0 by downing Lafayette

Thursday, 11th March 2010

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 3/11/10

Ursinus College senior midfielder Elizabeth Cannon pumped in five goals as the Bears (2-1) won their second straight match with an 11-4 victory over Eastern (0-1) Wednesday afternoon in women’s lacrosse play.

Cannon scored four of her five goals in the first half en route to the win. With the Bears leading 5-3 with just 14 minutes left in the first half, Ursinus went on a 6-0 scoring run to put the game out of reach. Emily Diehl added in two goals as the Bears remained perfect at home. Junior midfielder Allison Furman (Boyertown) had three assists for Ursinus.

For Eastern, sophomore midfielder Kelly Dando scored twice.

Ursinus, who held a 31-12 advantage on shots, also forced 28 Eagle turnovers. Senior defender Cindy Taylor (Boyertown) had eight groundballs and eight caused turnovers defensively, while Furman had four caused turnovers.

In goal, senior goalkeeper Alex McBride had five saves in 49 minutes, while freshman goalie Jackie Kimmel (Hatboro-Horsham) had two in 11 minutes. For Eastern, freshman goalie Lindsey Corbitt had 12 saves.

Swarthmore 12, Trine 7

Annalise Mowry and Emily Evans each scored three goals while Allson Grein was strong in the cage with 10 saves for the Garnet (2-0).

Assumption 19, Moravian 9

Jillian Pagliei (Council Rock North) tallied three goals while Sarah Carman (Pennridge) had two and Paige Warbrick (Souderton) and Allison Hess (Souderton) each had one for the losing Greyhounds (1-1).

Division I

Villanova 11, Lafayette 6

Erica Rybinski poured in six goals as the visiting Wildcats improved to 5-0. Justine Donodeo scored a two goals while Sarah Berger (Hill School), Tricia Shanagan, and Carly Miller also scored for the Wildcats. Berger added an assist, as did Kyler O’Shea.

Junior Maggie Langan went the distance in goal and made 11 saves. Villanova owned a 30-24 advantage in shots and held a 14-5 edge in draws controlled.

Rutgers 17, St. Joseph’s 6

Mary Cryan (Radnor) had a goal and two assists as No. 20 Rutgers (5-0) remained perfect. Grace Dinn had a goal and an assist for the Hawks (2-4) while Julie Mineweaser (North Penn) had a goal and two groundballs for St. Joe’s.

William & Mary 14, Navy 9

Emily Geary (Radnor) made eight saves and Kyrstin Mackrides (Villa Maria Academy) had two goals and an assist for the winning Tribe (3-2). Kathy Young (Villa Maria Academy), a teammate of Mackrides last year, had one goal for the Mids (7-1).

UConn 16, Marist 8

Lauren Sparks (West Chester East) had two goals and Jordan Christopher (Vilal Maria Academy) had an assist to help the Huskies (5-1) cruise. Marist (2-1) got a pair of goals from Kelly Condon (Abington).

Duke 10, Boston University 6

Amanda Jones (Germantown Academy) scored once for the Blue Devils (6-1) in the triumph over BU (3-1).

Mount St. Mary’s 15, George Washington 14

Sarah Phillips (Downingtown West) collected five goals and three assists and Taylor Donahue (Radnor) added a goal for GW (2-4).

Iona 18, Long Island 7

Christie Wienskowski (Marple Newtown) had a goal and an assists for LIU (0-4) while Kristina Scheerer (Bishop Shanahan) scored once.

Richmond 14, Old Dominion 10

Lisa Bernardini (George School) had four goals and three assists and added six draw controls while Ashley Kellogg (Downingtown West) had two goals for the Monarchs (0-2) in defeat.

UMBC 11, Monmouth 6

Olivia Salata (Archbishop Carroll) and Megan Brennan (Archbishop Carroll) each scored once for Monmouth (0-4).

Division II
West Chester 24, St. Andrew’s 5

Claire Grimwood and Lauren Glassy (Henderson) each scored four goals to lead sixth-ranked West Chester to an easy victory over host St. Andrew’s Presbyterian College.

West Chester (2-0) concludes its southern training trip 2-0 with the victory while St. Andrew’s falls to 1-4.

Glassy posted a season-high five points in her second college game. Julia Walsh (West Chester East) registered a hat trick and added two assists for a five-point day. Nicole Pyle (Henderson) also picked up her first career hat trick. Shannon Hayes recorded five assists in the contest.

Nicole Haines (Great Valley) had two goals and one assist. Brittany Moore (Penncrest) and Alyssa Gallen (Bayard Rustin) each scored twice.

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