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College wrap: Drexel women rally past George Washington, 13-8

Sunday, 1st March 2009

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 3/1/09

    The visiting Drexel women’s lacrosse team used a 7-0 run to open the second half to rally for a 13-8 victory over George Washington today.

    The Dragons (4-1) trailed, 5-3, late in the first half before scoring eight unanswered goals to seize an 11-5 lead. Katie Lawson led the Drexel attack with four goals while Becca Drylie-Perkins scored three and Nicole Musto, Charlottte Wood (Conestoga) and Katie Blazer added two apiece.

    Mia Breheny led GW (0-4) with four goals while Taylor Donohue (Radnor) scoreed once and Sarah Phillips (Downingtown West) had an assists. Lauren LaBella made eight saves in goal for Drexel before being replaced with five minutes remaining in the game.

Cal 8, Temple 6

    The host Owls fell to 0-2 despite a goal and an assist each from Chelsie Rosiek (Wissahickon) and Melissa Schweitzer (Owen J. Roberts).

Penn State 13, Colgate 6

    Jackie Eastman (Springfield-Delco) scored once for the host Nittany Lions (3-0).

Georgetown 12, Denver 8

    Megan Bloomer (Conestoga) and Mary Beth Brophy (Archbishop Carroll) scored once each as the host Hoyas remained undefeated at 3-0. Freshman goalie Ashley Harman (Boyertown) made nine saves for Denver (4-3).

Columbia 15, Lafayette 8

    Freshman Lisa O’Donnell (Abington) scored once for the Leopards (0-4) in defeat.

Ohio State 16, St. Bonaventure 9

    Kelly Haggerty (Unionville) had four goals and an assist and freshman Gabby Capuzzi (Archbishop Carroll) scored twice as the host Buckeyes improved to 3-1.

Division II

Seton Hill 14, Holy Family 7

    Holy Family made its program debut by falling to host Seton Hill in Greensburg, Pa.

    Sophomore Jennifer James (Little Flower) led the Tigers with four goals while freshman Gina Mansi added three goals. Freshman goalie Melissa Jenkins (Interboro) made a whopping 25 saves. Holy Family came out hot to open the second half with four consecutive goals to pull within 8-7, but the host Griffins (1-1) tallied six unanswered goals to finish the game.



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