Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/27/11
No. 4 and host Penn bounced back from a loss to Johns Hopkins today by downing Cornell, 10-6, in an Ivy league women’s lacrosse game.
The win improves Penn to 7-1 overall in 2011 and 3-0 inside the Ivy League. In the process, the Quakers improved their win streak inside the Ancient Eight to 32 games.
Erin Brennan (one assist) and Maddie Poplawski (Springfield-Delco) each had two goals in the win for the Quakers.
Allison Tatios (Bayard Rustin) had a goal and four draw controls to lead Penn while Poplawski and Meredith Cain each added three. Lydia Miller had four groundballs for the Quakers while Tory Bensen and Caroline Bunting each had two caused turnovers. Giulia Giordano had a goal and an assist and Lindsey Smith (Unionville), Bridget Waclawik and Shannon Mangini each scored once.
Kate Ivory (Episcopal Academy) was a force on defense for Cornell with five ground balls and three caused turnovers.
Drexel 14, Mt. St. Mary’s 4
Sophomore Alyse Maiden led the Dragons (6-2) with four goals and recorded a new career high. Maiden now has 20 goals on the season. Freshman Kelly Palace knocked in her first colligate goal for Drexel. Juniors Charlotte Wood and Lindsey Kovar both registered three goals.
Lehigh 18, Lafayette 9
Led by a season-high seven goals from senior Lauren Dykstra, the Mountain Hawks improved to 6-4 on the season and 2-1 in Patriot League play.
Dykstra also had an assist for eight points on the afternoon, one shy of a career high. She is now up to 54 points on the season behind 43 goals and 11 assists.
A strong Mountain Hawk defense forced a season-high 27 turnovers, led by four caused turnovers from junior Kelly Draper and three each from sophomore Anna Patterson and senior Kindall Healy.
Sophomore Megan Kelly posted her second-straight four-goal game while senior Allison Thomas (Conestoga) added her fifth hat trick in her last six contests. Draper enjoyed another strong day with four points via three goals and an assist. Sophomores Julie McBrien and Patterson each posted two points (one goal, one assist) as well.
Addie Godfrey had three goals for the Leopards (1-8., 0-2).
Penn State 17, William & Mary 8
Mary Dean (Cheltenham) had three goals and Aly Adams (Springfield-Delco) added two while Jackie Eastman (Springfield-Delco) added a goal and an assist for the Nittany Lions (6-4).
Cal 11, Villanova 2
Shannon Laner and Cait Yackus each scored for the Wildcats (4-4).
Hofstra 10, Notre Dame 9
Casey Kellogg (Downingtown West) had two groundballs and two caused turnovers and Emily Corzel (Merion Mercy) added three groundballs to lead the defense as the Pride (4-5) edged No. 17 Notre Dame (3-5).
Maggie Tamasitis (Boyertown) had two goals and three assists for the Irish.
Loyola 20, Denver 10
Cara Filippelli (Archbishop Carroll) had a goal and an assist and four groundballs to help the Greyhounds (8-0) remain unbeaten.
Kate Henrich (Germantown Academy) had a goal, two groundballs and two caused turnovers for Denver.
Louisville 18, Cincinnati 15
Bergan Foley (Gwynedd Mercy Academy) had two goals and Colleen O’Malley (Great Valley) scored once for the Cardinals (7-1).
Vanderbilt 15, Stanford 10
Alyssa Dunlap (Radnor) had five groundballs for the Commodores (6-4) in their upset win over the No. 7 Cardinal (8-1).