Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/19/09
Third-ranked Penn overcame a 4-3 halftime lead Wednesday night and overcame a stiff challenge to defeat host Penn State, 9-6, in women’s Division I action.
The undefeated Quakers used a 5-0 spurt to take a 9-5 lead and improve to 6-0. Courtney Lubbe (Council Rock North), Becca Edwards (Springfield-Montco) and Emma Spiro (five draw controls) scored two goals apiece for Penn and Kaitlyn Lombardo added a goal and an assist.
Also for the Quakers, freshman Allison Tatios (Bayard Rustin) added a goal and three groundballs and Giulia Giordano had one goal. Emily Szelest posted six saves for the win.
Penn State, ranked 17th and now 4-3, got a strong effort in goal from Stephanie Ellis (Radnor), who recorded 9 saves. Laura Lesnick led the Nittany Lions with a pair of goals and Jackie Eastman (Springfield-Delco) had an assist and three draw controls.
Delaware 14, Temple 7
Julianna Jeffers (Springfield-Delco) scored three goals for the winning Blue Hens (2-3). The Owls (0-6) got a hat trick from Allison McWilliams (Avon Grove) and two goals from Cheslea Rosiek (Wissahickon).
Georgetown 16, George Mason 10
Mary Beth Brophy (Archbishop Carroll) scored once for the winning Hoyas (5-2). Megan Udovich (Ridley) notched a hat trick and Emily Ellisen (Great Valley) had a goal and an assist for GM (2-4).
Louisville 18, Lafayette 3
Bergan Foley (Gwynedd Mercy Academy) notched three goals to lead the Cardinals (5-1). Lisa O’Donnell (Abington) scored once for the Leopards (0-8).
Princeton 13, James Madison 11
Jaime Dardine (Marple Newtown) scored a hat trick and Mary Kate Lomady (Abington) had two goals and two assists for JMU (4-2).
Hofstra 19, Mount St. Mary’s 5
Maryann Miller (Ridley) scored three goals and Courtney O’Connor (Abington) had two assists as the Pride improved to 4-3.
North Carolina 16, Old Dominion 9
Ashley Kellogg (Downingtown West) had two goals and two assists to lead ODU, (3-1), which suffered its first loss of the year.
Duke 21, Virginia Tech 3
Emma Hamm (Baldwin School) had a goal and an assist, Kim Wenger (Great Valley) had a goal and Amanda Jones (Germantown Academy) added an assist for the winning Blue Devils (7-2).
Lehigh 15, Columbia 13
Sara MacIntyre (Agnes Irwin) scored once for the Mountain Hawks as they improved to 4-3.
Loyola 16, Cornell 9
Cara Filippelli (Archbishop Carroll) had a goal and an assist as the Greyhounds (5-1) dealt the 14th-ranked Big Red (5-1) its first defeat.
West Chester 18, Bloomsburg 2
Jackie Baker (Penncrest) and Courtney Whiting (Downingtown East) had three goals apiece while Chrissy Stokes (Plymouth Whitemarsh) added three goals and Claire Grimwood had two goals and three assists to power the top-ranked Rams (4-0) to a PSAC laugher. Mary Beth Green (Henderson) made 14 saves for WCU and Kelsey Quigley (Methacton) scored once for the Huskies (3-1).
Moravian 15, Chestnut Hill 14
Jillian Pagliei (Council Rock North) poured in six goals and Paige Warbrick (Souderton) added four as Moravian (1-3) captured its first win of the year. Maryanne Glass and Katie Donovan (Archbishop Carroll) netted five goals each for CHC (3-2).
Dowling 19, Holy Family 1
Gina Mansi scored for Holy Family (0-4).
Drew 13, Ursinus 12, 3 OT
Elizabeth Cannon had four goals, but the Bears (1-3) lost a heartbreaker. Kristen Wampole (Souderton) scored three goals for Ursinus while Alyssa Thren (Upper Perkiomen) and Jenna Werley (Springfield-Delco) each had two.
Franklin & Marshall 19, Merrimack 5
Jen Pritchard (Penncrest) scored four goals, Ashley Bevington (Hill School) had three and Meredith Lussier (Radnor) two while Shannon Summers (Hill School) had a goal and two assists as the Diplomats improved to 4-0.
Ursinus 8, Swarthmore 5
Dan Monzo (Spring-Ford scored three goals and Jason Orlando (Springfield-Delco) added two while Tony Aquilino (Archbishop Wood) made 11 saves in the goal to lift the Bears (2-4) to a win in their Centennial Conference opener. Max Hubbard scored twice for the Garnet (1-3).
Gettysburg 12, Cabrini 8
Paul Skulski (Garnet Valley) had three goals and Casey Grugan (Ridley) added two for No. 8 Cabrini (4-2) in its loss. Tom O’Donnell (La Salle) scored once for the winning Bullets (3-3).
Eastern 19, Neumann 8
Nick Mandia (Souderton) had four goals and four assists and Ben O’Donnell had four goals and two assists for Eastern (3-2). Math Toth (Coatesville) and Tom Hedrick each scored twice for Neumann (0-5).
Widener 9, Wesley 8
Cory Malampy (Ridley) scored three goals to lead the Pride (2-4) to victory. JJ Hoeffler added two goals and two assists while Kirk Waldie (Ridley) paced Wesley (5-2) with a goal, an assist and nine grounbdballs.
Alvernia 14, Penn State Abington 6
Ian Lydon (Cheltenham) posted 15 saves for the Lions (0-5) in defeat.
Scranton 11, Elmira 10
Brett Greer (Ridley) had five goals and an assist to lead Scranton.