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Friday’s Philly college roundup: @Eastern_MLax wins, @PhilaURams roll

Saturday, 15th March 2014

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 3/14/14

The host Eastern men’s lacrosse team defeated Colorado College, 11-9, Friday in non-conference Division III action.

The Eagles (5-1) scored three times in the fourth period to pull away as junior attack Grant Ferguson with three goals and three assists. Ferguson’s final tally gave the Eagles a little cushion in the final minute and was his 99th career goal.He is now tied with former teammate Chris Farrar atop the Eastern’s career scoring list.

Desmond Decker added two goals for Eastern.


Division I

High Point 16, Villanova 8

Sophomore attack Meghan Breen scored a hat trick for the second straight game but the Wildcats (3-3) fell to High Point. Sophomore midfielder Chelsey Henderson also scored three goals for the Wildcats.

Division II

Philadelphia U. 15, Kutztown 3

Junior attack Allison Brian (Hempfield) and sophomore attack Liz Mower (Souderton Area) combined to score seven goals and dish out five assists as the Rams defeated host Kutztown in a non-conference game.

Brian scored a team-high five goals, including a natural hat-trick in the first half, and caused a pair of turnovers. Mower found the back of the net once in each half and recorded five assists, three draw controls, two ground balls, and caused one turnover.

Junior attack Elizabeth Marrosu netted three goals and picked up two ground balls. Senior attack Emily Ray contributed two goals while junior midfielder Lauren Hartman, senior midfielder Libby Nichols, and sophomore attack Caroline Noebels all scored once.

Senior defender Melissa Styer led the Philadelphia (2-1) defense with five cause turnovers and three ground balls. Nichols added four caused turnovers, four ground balls and two draw controls.

Division III

Arcadia 20, Penn St.-Abington 0

The Knights remained undefeated on the season after recording a shutout at Penn State-Abington, improving their record to 5-0. The Nittany Lions fell to 0-4 with the loss.

Arcadia had 12 different players score in the game, led by three-goal performances by sophomore midfielder s Dawn Faranetta and Jessica Santoli Senior attack Jenna Crothers added two goals and added a game-high three assists for a game-high five points.

Senior attack Sara Volk-Perez (Oakcrest), junior midfielder Catherine Brown and junior defender Maura Quigley (Great valley) also added two goals each. For Quigley, they were the first two goals of her collegiate career. Freshman attack Samantha Diaz also added her first collegiate goal in the game.

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