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Tuesday’s women’s roundup: La Salle tops Lafayette; Rutgers downs Princeton

Wednesday, 20th March 2013

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 3/20/13

La Salle rallied from a four-goal first half deficit to take a lead before halftime and never trailed after that as the Explorers defeated Lafayette 11-8 in the final nonconference game of the season on Tuesday night in Easton.

The Explorers move to 8-1, extending their best start in program history and winning their seventh straight game.

Caitlyn Brostrand (Camden Catholic) led the Explorer attack with another five-goal game. Lauren McDermott (North Penn) and Melanie Sarcinello(Marple Newtown) added two goals and an assist each, and Katelyn Fay (Henderson) drained two goals.

Laura Kleiber led the Leopards (6-4) with four goals. Lafayette played without the services of Addie Godfrey, who is third in the nation in scoring. The Explorers limited Lafayette’s top two active scorers to three combined goals.

Senior keeper Maura Malone picked up her eighth win on the back of an 11-save performance.

Rutgers 12, Princeton 10

Katrina Martinelli (Moorestown) had four goals and Halley Barnes (Garnet Valley) scored twice for Rutgers (7-1).

Alex Bruno scored three times and Erin McMunn had two goals and five assists for Princeton while Sam Ellis (Radnor) scored once.

Division II

West Chester 20, Lenoir-Rhyne 8

Tori Dugan (Bayard Rustin) scored four goals and finished with six points as the second-rankedRams improved to 3-0.

Lauren Glassey (Henderson), Hannah Cowan (ursuline Academy), Erin Eckert and Jamie Dolan each scored twice as well.

Division III

Ursinus 12, Cabrini 7

Ursinus got five goals from junior midfielder Nicole Kovacs (Washington Township) as the Bears downed visiting Cabrini.

Cabrini was lead by Katie Lasater (Great Valley), who had three goals.

Arcadia 18, Bryn Mawr 3

Dawn Faranetta and Meghan Fallon each scored four goals for the Knights.

Amherst 11, Swarthmore 8

Elyse Tierney had three goals and Annalise Peiniki (Strath Haven) had two goals and two assists for the Garnet (2-2) in their loss vs. No. 12 Amherst.


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