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Wednesday’s college roundup: Haverford, Widener, Eastern, Gwynedd Mercy men win

Thursday, 11th April 2013

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Girl's/Women's  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/11/13

Tuesday evening’s Centennial Conference men’s lacrosse game at Swan Field turned on a first-period burst from host Haverford College as the Fords netted the game’s only unanswered string of goals during a span of less than four minutes to build an advantage that would hold up in a 7-5 victory over Muhlenberg College.

Haverford (5-6, 2-3 CC) picked up consecutive goals from Jake Maldonado, Christian Clay (Lawrenceville School) and Henry Millson over a 3 minute, 49 second span in the first period, then settled for exchanging goals with the Mules (6-6, 2-3) the rest of the way.

Jack Bodine and Clay each netted a pair of goals for the Haverford attack while Scott Chanelli, who is sixth in the NCAA in caused turnovers per game (3.60), was a force in the defensive end with four caused turnovers and seven ground balls.

Muhlenberg’s Jack Reilly led the visitor’s offense with a pair of goals and two assists for a game-high four points. Schlauch took the loss in goal despite coming up with 12 saves for the Mules.

Gwynedd Mercy 16, Immaculata 8

A few team records were set as Gwynedd-Mercy took out Immaculata for its fourth win in a row.

Senior Bill Beck (Archbishop Ryan) had three goals to become the GMC single-season points leader. He currently has 44 points on 31 goals and 13 assists.

Senior Dustan Mangin (Archbishop Wood) tied a single-game mark with eight points on three goals and a personal-best five assists. Fellow senior Mason Risner had a personal-best seven-point performance on three goals and four assists.

Finally senior Roy Bakeoven (Archbishop Wood) tied a career-high with give goals, which were also a game-high.

Defensively, the Griffins (6-4, 2-1 CSAC) shut the Mighty Macs down in the second half, yielding no goals in the third quarter and just two in the fourth.
Bhelly Bagbonon (Conestoga) led the Mighty macs with four goals and Dante Tuscai (West Chester east) had three goals and an assist.

Widener 20, Alvernia 2

No. 18 Widener scored the game’s first 16 goals and continued its dominance of Alvernia with a Commonwealth Conference win at Leslie C. Quick Jr. Stadium.

Widener, winners of five straight, was denied its fourth shutout in school history when Jared Toll scored with 4:08 remaining. That ended a run in which the Pride scored 32 consecutive goals against the Crusaders, which included a 15-0 blanking in Alvernia one year ago to the day.

Josh Fox (Lower Merion) ended with four goals and two assists, Johnny Casey (Abington) had three goals and two assists with Tim Taylor (Archbishop Ryan) getting three goals for the Pride.

Eastern 19, Manhattanville 6

The Eagles (9-2, 2-0) scored the first 13 goals of the game as Chris Farrar had three goals and eight assists.


Other scores

Cabrini 27, Rosemont 2
Centenary 11, Neumann 7
McDaniel 13, Swarthmore 7
Washington College 17, Ursinus 5

Women’s
Division I
Penn State 16, Lehigh 3

Seven Nittany Lions recorded multi-point games.

With storms entering the State College area, the first 29:10 of the game was played outdoors at the Penn State Lacrosse Field before lightning forced the teams indoors to Holuba Hall. The teams finished the match in dry conditions as Penn State improved to 8-4 with its 22nd straight victory against the Mountain Hawks (3-11).

Sophomore attacker Maggie McCormick tallied a game-high four points (2g, 2a), while classmate Kristin Brent and freshman midfielder Erika Spilker netted their first career goals.

Junior Mackenzie Cyr sophomore Kelly Lechner and freshmen Ally Heavens (Garnet Valley.) and Madison Cyr , added a pair of goals each.

Maryland 15, Princeton 9

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