Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/13/11
The Saint Joseph’s women’s lacrosse team took a 5-4 lead at the end of the first half and held on to defeat host Monmouth, 11-6, this afternoon.
Jen Peters and Grace Dinn led the Hawks with three goals apiece.
Monmouth got on the board first at the 15:08 mark and the Hawks traded goals for a 2-2 score with 12:50 remaining after a goal by Dinn.
MU then scored two consecutive goals to take a 4-2 lead, but Saint Joseph’s answered back with three goals from Gwen Nihill, Meghan McDevitt, and Carly Kindbom for a 5-4 lead at halftime.
The Hawks opened scoring in the second half on a free-position goal by Dinn and made it 8-4 with back-to-back goals from Peters.
Monmouth’s Sam Lillo scored at the 17:33 mark, but Nihill answered with her second score of the game. Lillo added another for MU at 10:33, but the Hawks held Monmouth off for the remainder, while adding two goals to ice the win, 11-6.
Nihill finished with two goals and an assist, while Kindbom had two goals and McDevitt added a goal and two assists.
Goalkeeper Kaitlin LaBarbera made nine saves between the pipes.
Molly O’Brien (Unionville) had a goal and an assist for Monmouth.
Drexel 10, Binghamton 4
Sophomore Alyse Maiden tied her career high with three goals, while teammate Kelli Joran (Downingtown East) tied her career high with two goals for the Dragons (4-1).
Charlotte Wood (Conestoga) and Katie Blazer each had a goal and an assist while Kaitlin Harris (Archbishop Carroll), Amanda Gregg (Upper Dublin) and Amanda Norcini (Conestoga) each scored once.
Philadelphia Univ. 19, Post 6
Emily Ray scored five goals to lead the Rams (1-1) to the CACC win.
Chestnut Hill College 19, Bridgeport 3
Nicole Covella tallied five goals and Christina Squillante had four goals and two assists to pace the Griffins.
IUP 16, Holy Family 6
Stephanie Bianco (Upper Merion) scored twice for IUP (1-1).
Jennifer James (Little Flower) led Holy Family (0-2) with two goals.
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