Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/5/17
From Press Releases
Paced by freshman attacker Hope Anhut’s seven-point performance, the Saint Joseph’s women’s lacrosse team snapped a two-game losing streak by defeating the University of California, 18-17, in the Hawks’ road opener at Kabam Field on Sunday afternoon.
With the victory, the Hawks improve to 2-2 while the Golden Bears fall to 1-5.
Rebecca Lane added four goals and an assist and Maggie Egan had three goals while Penny Green, Hayley Sabol and Nora McCallion (Academy of Notre Dame) each had two goals.
Caroline Corzel (Merion Mercy) had one goal for Cal.
Arcadia 9, Marywood 5
Junior Nicole Hutson (Archbishop Wood) scored a game-high five goals, including the game-winner, to lead the Knights. The Knights improved to 3-1 for the season with the win, while evening their road record at 1-1. The host Pacers fell to 2-1 with their first loss of the season.
Arcadia never trailed in this one, and took the lead for good when Hutson started a three-goal run that put the Knights in front 5-2 midway through the first half. Hutson scored the first two goals of that run, while junior Marie Brockman capped it off with an assist from freshman Shannon Ryan with 11:04 left in the period.
Ashley Valway and Gwyneth Gleason brought Marywood back within one by halftime, but that was as close as the Pacers would get as Arcadia outscored Marywood 4-1 in the second half for the 9-5 final. Hutson opened the second half scoring with what would be the game-winner six minutes in and added another tally with 12:28 remaining to put the Knights up 7-4.
Junior Liz Stierle improved to 3-1 in goal after stopping eight shots for Arcadia. Lauren Smith fell to 2-1 for the Pacers after recording a game-high nine saves.
Hutson totaled five goals on eight shots in the game, and was 1 for 2 on her free position attempts. Ryan had one goal with game-high totals of four assists and five draw controls, while Brockman finished with one goal, one assist and four draw controls. Senior Erin Misner and freshman Julia Imbert had one goal each, while freshman Jess Derr picked up a game-high six groundballs.