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Women’s lacrosse: @DelawareWLAX, @PennStateWLAX win, Villanova falls

Sunday, 12th February 2017

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 2/12/17

Junior midfielder Becky Gohsler exploded for a career-high six goals Saturday afternoon as Delaware defeated Georgetown, 10-9, in the season lid-lifter for both squads at Delaware Stadium.

Gohsler, who previously never tallied more than three goals in a game, added three ground balls, two draw controls and one caused turnover in the win.

Senior midfielder Kirsten Hale (Greta Valley) registered her third career hat trick while classmate Jamie Schwartz posted UD’s other goal on the afternoon.

Senior co-captain Coley Ricci (Garnet Valley) led Delaware with four draw controls and two assists.

The back and forth affair featured four lead changes and six ties before Gohsler notched the game-winning goal with 4:31 remaining in regulation.

Junior goalie Taylor Carpentier collected three saves with four ground balls and four caused turnovers in 60 minutes for the Blue Hens.

Taylor Gebhart led the Hoyas with five points on two goals and three assists while Morgan Ryan recorded a hat trick of three goals. Maddy Fisher was credited with the loss despite making 14 saves.

Penn State 13, Towson 11

Senior Steph Lazo scored five goals for the second straight game to help lead No. 7 Penn State past No. 19 Towson at Holuba Hall.

After a relatively slow start in the opening ten minutes of play, Penn State (2-0) held the lead off a pair of goals from Lazo and sophomore Madison Carter, but then erupted for five goals in a just under a four-minute span to take a 7-0 lead midway through the opening half.

Junior Katie O’Donnell (Henderson) scored twice for the Lions.

Bucknell 10, Villanova 6

Freshmen Liz Trojan (three goals) and Katie Comerford (two goals) led the Wildcats.

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