Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/8/11
An explosive first half helped push the Haverford College women’s lacrosse team to a 16-5 non-conference victory over host Cabrini College this afternoon.
The Fords (3-0) used a five-goal burst spanning eight minutes early in the half and another salvo of three goals in 78 seconds late in the half to open up an 11-2 lead over the Cavaliers (0-1) by the intermission.
Josie Ferri (Pennsbury) finished with a game-high five goals and added four assists for Haverford. Grace Stockbower (Upper Dublin) had three goals, and Kayleigh Herrick-Reynolds had a pair of markers. Ferri also collected a team-high six ground balls while teammate Anne Cullen picked up four.
Leah Hammerschlag started in the cage for the Fords and the goalie picked up the win registering five saves and surrendering three goals.
Allie Henry (Garnet Valley) and Gabrielle Gorbey (Ridley) each scored twice for Cabrini (0-1).
Immaculata 13, Rutgers-Camden 8
Kacie O’Neill (Sun Valley) tallied five goals and one assist and Rebecca Whiteman (Great Valley) netted three goals and two assists, while Lauren Bigos scored three times for the Mighty Macs (1-1).
Brittany Worthington (Methacton) added 12 saves for Immaculata.
FDU-Florham 14, Arcadia 3
The Knights fell to 1-1 overall with the loss in their Middle Atlantic Conference opener.
Wittenberg 15, Gwynedd-Mercy 4
West Chester 23, West Va. Wesleyan 0
A total of 11 different players tallied for the Golden Rams (1-0), who recorded the program’s first shutout since blanking Slippery Rock, 24-0, in April 2007. West Virginia Wesleyan (0-2) was playing just its second varsity match in school history as they embark on the program’s initial women’s lacrosse campaign.
Starting attackers Devon Lotkowski (Bishop Shanahan) and Claire Grimwood each recorded hat tricks for West Chester, along with freshman Brittani Keys. Senior midfielder Shannon Hayes led the way with four points on the day – all of them assists.
Tori Dugan (Bayard Rustin) scored a pair of goals and assisted on another in her first action with the Golden Rams.
Mercy College 20, Holy Family 9
Gina Mansi had four goals and an assist as Holy Family dropped its opener.