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Thursday’s women’s roundup: Arcadia, Gwynedd Mercy, Swarthmore win

Friday, 7th March 2014

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 3/7/14

Junior attack/midfielder Dawn Faranetta (Randolph, N.J.) scored three goals and assisted on two others as the Arcadia University women’s lacrosse team defeated visiting Albright College 10-6 Thursday afternoon in a non-conference contest. The Knights improved to 4-0 with the victory, while the Lions fell to 1-2.

Freshman midfielder Erin Misner (Westhampton, N.J.) also had a three-goal game for Arcadia, raising her team-leading total to 16 for the season. Junior midfielder Jaclyn Feffer (Montgomery, N.Y) and junior attack Haylee Molloy (Holtsville, N.Y.) added two goals each. Sophomore goalie Jordyn Dunacusky (Plymouth Whitemarsh) tallied 13 saves to earn the decision in net, improving her record to 4-0 for the season.

Sophomore attack Erin Farrell (Endicott, N.Y.) and sophomore midfielder Amanda Smith (Barto, Pa.) scored two goals each for Albright, while Meghan Wilson and freshman midfielder Mariah Cullen (East Islip, N.Y.) had one goal apiece. Sophomore goalie Emily Hutson (Archbishop Wood) recorded six saves as her record fell to 1-2 this season.

The Knights never trailed in the game, scoring the first three goals of the contest in a 1:59 span that put them ahead 3-0 just over nine minutes in. Two of those goals came from Misner, the other from Faranetta.

The Lions then called a timeout to get reorganized and Smith scored less than a minute later to get Albright on the board. Feffer answered with back-to-back goals for Arcadia, giving it a 5-1 lead with 11:08 left in the first half.

The Knights were up 7-3 at halftime before goals from Cullen and Wilson found the back of the next to open the second half, cutting the Lions deficit to 7-5 five and a half minutes into the frame.

Gwynedd Mercy 16, Bryn Athyn 7

Gwynedd Mercy took down Bryn Athyn o give first-year head coach Stephanie Markunas (Ridley) her first coaching victory and first win of the season.

Junior Kelsey Yori (Ridley) led all scorers tying a career-high with seven points (six goals, assist) and adding seven ground balls and three caused turnovers. Sophomore Danae Perrymond (Pottstown) added four more as the Griffins (1-1) rebounded from a slow start to pick up their first victory of the year.

The Lions scored twice in the game’s first minute, to give the first-year program a brief lead. GM would answer with three of their own on goals from Elizabeth Rand, Yori, and Sarah Lombardi (Phoenixville) in the next minute and a half and not look back.

Yori would score four in the half, the last coming at 9:33 for a 9-3 advantage. Bryn Athyn’s Erika Hyatt put one in right before the break, making it a five-goal Griffin lead at halftime.

Hyatt finished with three goals for the Lions while Sierra Asplundh added two.

Rand, Lombardi each tallied two scores each while freshmen Renee Lachner and Haley Williams (Little Flower) added a goal.

Goalie Megan Rose (Pennridge) recorded six saves in net. BAC’s Karla Hyatt made 13.

Swarthmore 11, Alvernia 6

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