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Philly women’s D1 roundup: @LaSalleLacrosse, @SJUHawks_WLAX, @PennStateWLAX claim wins

Sunday, 8th March 2015

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 3/8/15
From Press Releases

The La Salle lacrosse squad dominated on Saturday, running to a 17-2 win over Kennesaw State in a neutral site contest at Jacksonville University.

The Explorer offense was a balanced attack, led by Katelyn Fay (Henderson) and Caitlyn Brostrand (Camden Catholic) recording hat tricks. In addition to her three goals, Fay added an assist for a game-leading four points.

Kelly Furman (Boyertown) added two goals and an assist. Allee Ilgenfritz and Brittany Edwards (Great Valley) scored two apiece, and five more Explorers (2-3) scored one each as 10 different players found the back of the net. Claire Andrews, Rachel Ceplo (Delran, NJ), Emily Martin, Allie Burnett and Alanna Diffendal each scored a goal, and Burnett added two assists.

St. Joseph’s 15, Longwood 7

Junior midfielder Kelly Phelan (4G, 1A) and sophomore attack and Notre Dame Academy grad Nora McCallion (2G, 4A) combined for 11 points to lead the Hawks on the offensive end.

Senior goalkeeper Nora McGeever (3-1) (Archbishop carroll) earned her third win of the season, making four saves in a full 60:00. Julia Falcone (West Chester East) added two goals.

Penn State 12, Loyola 8

The ninth-ranked Lions held No. 17 Loyola scoreless for the final 22 minutes of play en route to a road victory.

Sophomore Steph Lazo netted a game-high three goals for Penn State (4-1, 0-0 Big Ten). Her 14 goals on the season are the most on the team. Senior Maggie McCormick, who leads the team in assists, added two more on Saturday for a season total of 13.

In addition to Lazo’s hat trick, Maggie McCormick and junior Jenna Mosketti each scored twice. Seniors Tatum Coffey and Kelly Lechner, juniors Madison Cyr (Westminster, Md.) and Ally Heavens (Garnet Valley), and sophomore Abby Smucker added one goal apiece.

The game also featured a matchup of the Schmitt sisters, graduates of Archbishop Carroll. Hannah Schmitt had three goals to lead Loyola, and younger sister Natalie Schmitt had two groundballs as a starter at midfielder for the Lions.

Also for Loyola, their former teamamte at Carroll, Maddy Lesher, had two groundballs, a draw control and a caused turnover.

Navy 20, Lafayette 5

Kristen Wilhelmsen (Strath Haven) and Charlotte Rath (Archmere Academy) each scored two goals for Lafayette.

Lindsey Rheiner (Council Rock North) had a goal, four draw controls, a groundball and a caused turnover while Molly Doyle (Council Rock North

Stony Brook 13, Villanova 6

Jackie Froccaro had three goals, three draw controls and two groundballs for Villanova (1-3).

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