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D2-D3 Women’s roundup: Holy Family downs Shippensburg

Tuesday, 5th March 2013

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 3/5/13

The Holy Family University women’s lacrosse team scored six of the game’s final seven goals to defeat visiting Shippensburg 14-10 in a non-conference contest Tuesday afternoon at the Robb Sports Complex.

Holy Family improves to 1-1 overall, while Shippensburg opens the season at 0-1.

Holy Family had three players record hat-tricks in the victory, including senior Stephanie McNesby (Archbishop Ryan) who led the team with six draw controls to go along with her three goals. McNesby also led the team with two caused turnovers. Junior Brigit LaRose (Holy Cross) also tallied three goals as well as sophomore Brianna Lancetta (Bishop Eustace). Lancetta controlled four draws and caused one turnover.

Junior Marissa Lawson and sophomore Sarah Kelly (Washington Twp.) each tallied a pair of goals, while sophomore Kimber Kisselback (Neshaminy) finished with a team-high five ground balls and two caused turnovers.

For Shippensburg, senior Lindsey Kennedy (Springfield-Delco) led the team with four points after scoring a pair of goals and dishing out two assists. Kennedy also caused a game-high three turnovers. Junior Bennett Widlake scored a team-high three goals to go along with a team-high four ground balls.

Millersville 18, Wilmington 5

Sophomore Hannah Vogel (Hatboro-Horsham) scored four goals and led the Marauders.

It was the most lopsided season-opening win since 2010 for Millersville when the Marauders defeated Shepherd 21-5. Millersville (1-0) had nine different players score in the game as Vogel led the way with her four. Captain’s Ashley Henderson (Ridley) and Becky Donkin (Ridley) each tallied three goals and an assist, while 2012 leading goal scorer Caitlin Shannon started her junior campaign with three points on two goals and an assist. Kathryn Kehring dished out a team high three assists and senior Lauren Mateja (Upper Merion) was stout in goal as she tallied 10 saves in the game.

Wilmington (0-4) received two goals from sophomore Megan Keffer as the Wildcats scored four of their five goals in the second period. Goalie Kaitlyn Hall recorded five saves in the contest.

LIU-Post 19, Phila. Univ. 3

Libby Nichols had a goal, four GBs, two DCs and two CTs for the losing Rams.

Albright 12, Arcadia 8

Freshman Amanda Smith(Boyertown) had four goals, one assist, six ground balls and four caused turnovers. Her six GBs and four CTs both equaled school records, and she won 10 of the game’s 22 draw controls (one short of teammate Meghan Wilson’s school record of 11).

Wilson had three goals and four draw controls, while freshman Erin Farrell also had a hat trick. Freshman Jordyn Kurtz had three ground balls and forced three turnovers.

Haylee Molloy had four goals for Arcadia.



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