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Women’s college roundup: WCU downs Bloomsburg, Holy Family wins 2nd straight

Friday, 26th March 2010

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 3/26/10

Erin Oczkowski (Archbishop Wood) scored four goals and Gabrielle Stitz (Hatboro-Horsham) netted three as fifth-ranked West Chester University defeated host Bloomsburg, 13-10, in a battle of PSAC Eastern Division favorites Thursday afternoon.

West Chester (5-0, 3-0 PSAC East) improved its regular-season conference winning streak to 52 games with the win over Bloomsburg (5-2, 2-1), which was picked second in the preseason polls behind the Golden Rams.

Clinging to a vicarious two-goal advantage (8-6) early in the second half, West Chester scored four unanswered goals. Stitz scored twice during the run while Oczkowski added another off a free position. The Huskies fought back by scoring four of the last five goals of the game. But the Rams held the hosts scoreless over the final 3:28 to preserve the victory.

Sam Mazzie (Boyertown), Tia Mazzie (Boyertown), Allie Kakareka (Spring-Ford) and Kim Springman (Bishop Shanahan) each had two goals for Bloomsburg.

MacKenzie O’Keefe (3-0) made seven saves in goal for West Chester. Shelby Iezzi (Owen J. Roberts) made 12 saves for Bloomsburg.

East Stroudsburg 16, Millersville 9

Michelle Mangiaruga (North Penn) tied her career-high with five goals, junior Molly O’Hara (Penncrest) scored four goals and ESU outscored Millersville 9-3 in the second half for a PSAC East victory.

Liz Weekley (Pottstown) had four goals for the Marauders (1-4, 0-3).

Holy Family 11, Dominican 10

Katherine Podlinski led the offense for Holy Family (2-2, 2-0 CACC) with three goals and one assist. Gina Mansi and Jenn James (Little Flower) and Stephanie McNesby (Archbishop Ryan) added two goals apiece.

Goalkeeper Melissa Jenkins (Interboro) stopped eight shots to earn her second victory of the season.

Lock Haven 21, Edinboro 1

Kate Smyth (Pennsbury) had four goals and two assists for No. 2 Lock Haven (5-0, 3-0) in the PSAC West.

Division III

Swarthmore 18, Gwynedd-Mercy 11

Sophomores Marie Mutryn and Annelise Mowry each netted six goals to lead the Garnet (5-1, 0-1 CC) to the CSAC victory over the Griffins (3-3, 0-1 CSAC). Amy Vachal added four goals for Swarthmore.

Marywood 19, Immaculata 12

Kacie O’Neill (Sun Valley) had a team-high four goals and one assist while\. Lauren Bigos tallied a hat trick and added one assist for the Mighty Macs (1-7, 0-3) in the CSAC loss. Alysia Remaley scored two goals and Rebecca Whiteman (Great Valley) added one goal and one assist.
College of New Jersey 22, Ursinus 8

Kim Peifer (Methacton) scored twice for Ursinus (3-5).

Cedar Crest 17, Bryn Mawr 10

Division I

Delaware 12, Oregon 11

Corinne Drost notched her only goal of the game with 23 seconds left to lift the host Blue Hens (3-5). Emily Schaknowski scored three times for Delaware.

Maryland 20, Stanford 8

Julie Christy (Conestoga) scored twice for the No. 8 Cardinal (5-3) in defeat.


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