Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/30/14
The Cabrini women’s lacrosse team made its reservation for a 17th consecutive Colonial States Athletic Conference championship game appearance with today’s 18-5 semifinal round win over Immaculata University at a soaking wet Edith Robb Dixon Field. With the win, the Cavaliers improved to 12-5 on the season.
As the top seed, Cabrini will host the CSAC championship game on Saturday at a time yet to be determined. It will face the winner of Thursday’s second semifinal, pitting second seed Neumann and third seeded Marywood.They meet at 7 p.m. after being rained out Wednesday.
Junior Melissa Scanzano (Haverford) tallied a career high 7 points and matched fellow junior Lacie Doubet (/Ridley) with five goals on the day. Senior Bree Thompson (Interboro) and freshman Sasha Wozniak (Spring-Ford) added 5 points each. Freshman Jessica Breuning (St. Hubert) recorded her second consecutive hat trick.
Danielle Lopez had two goals and one assist for Immaculata (9-8).
Senior Erin McLaughlin (Kingsway Regional) scooped a game high seven ground balls, two more than Breuning and three more than Thompson, Scanzano and junior Tori Canelli (St. Hubert). Scanzano accounted for three of Cabrini’s 16 caused turnovers, while Wozniak controlled three draws.
Senior goaltender Janel Folkomer (Springfield-Delco) earned the win between the pipes after recording a pair of saves. Freshman Megan Barlow also saw action, posting a save.
The Cavaliers took control early and dominated the opening half, outshooting the Mighty Macs 27-1. Thompson put the Blue and White up in the opening minutes, scoring the game’s first two goals. Breuning and Scanzano doubled the lead with 16:37 left in the half before Immaculata scored its first of the day.
The Cavaliers are 12-4 in their previous 16 CSAC championship game appearances, including victories in their last four, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013