Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/20/11
Behind a trio of hat tricks, the University of Delaware women’s lacrosse team got its first-ever victory in Delaware Stadium, knocking off Temple University 14-9 on Saturday afternoon.
Senior Julianna Jeffers (Springfield-Delco) notched her 12th career hat trick, tallying four goals against the Owls, while Corrine Drost logged her sixth career game with three or more goals, while Stephanie Allen posted her second. Jeffers tied her career high goals, while the Hens tallied 14 goals, a program record for Delaware Stadium.
Ali Libertini dished out three of team’s five assists, as Brittany Griel and Kalyn McDonough (Unionville) posted one each. Between the pipes, Makenzie Worthington got her third win of the season, stopping seven Owl shots.
Morgan Leonard chipped in a pair of goals, while Bridget Burns also had two markers, while also snaring a team-high four draw controls. Delaware held a 9-4 advantage in groundballs, helped by two each from Allen and Worthington.
Steph Parcell (Interboro) led the Owls with three goals and one assist.
Penn 7, Yale 2
Erin Brennan scored three goals and Maddie Poplawski (Springfield-Delco) added a pair as the Quakers remained undefeted (6-0) with the Ivy League win (2-0 league).
Lehigh 19, Bucknell 2
The Mountain Hawks (4-4, 1-1 Patriot League) allowed only a single Bison goal in each half to run away with the victory. Senior Lauren Dykstra led the charge with her second straight six-goal game while five others recorded multiple goals.
All six goal-scorers finished with multiple goals. Dykstra posted a season-high eight points; she had a hand in six of Lehigh’s first seven goals.
Sophomore Megan Kelly tied a career high with four goals and five points while junior Kelly Draper recorded six via three goals and three assists. Senior Allison Thomas (Conestoga) enjoyed a sensational all-around game, which included four points (two goals, two assists), five groundballs and four draw controls.
Freshman Julie Tatios (Bayard Rustin) contributed a career-high three points (two goals, one assist) while sophomore Julie McBrien dished a career-high three helpers. Sophomore Anna Patterson added two goals and an assist.
Old Dominion 11, St. Joseph’s 10
Lisa Bernardini (George School) tallied four goals and Rebecca Hartrum (Springfield-Delco) added two goals and two assists, including the assist on the game-winner with 21 seconds to play as ODU dealt the Hawks a heartbreaking loss.
Jen Peters led St. Joe’s (3-4) with four goals.