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Saturday women’s college roundup: Holy Family, WCU, Philadelpia Univ., Lehigh win

Sunday, 4th April 2010

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 4/4/10

The Holy Family University women’s lacrosse team came up with four late goals to rally itself to a 16-14 non-conference road win over Queens (N.Y.) College on Saturday afternoon.

The Tigers (4-4) trailed 13-12 with 10:32 left in the consecutive goals before starting the rally. It got started when attack Gina Mansi scored on a free-position shot to tie the game at the 9:33 mark. Two minutes later, midfielder Jennifer James (Little Flower) came up with her fifth goal, setting a career-high, to give Holy Family a 14-13 lead.

Midfielder Samantha Cornely provided an insurance goal with 4:33 remaining. Three minutes later, Podlinski made it a 16-13 contest with an unassisted marker. Queens got the final goal with nine seconds on the clock.

Mansi added four goals. Midfielder Stephanie McNesby (Archbishop Ryan) and Podlinski both found the back of the net twice. Midfielders Lauren Greco (Council Rock South) and Jamie-Lynn Wallace (Nazareth Academy) and Podlinski each scored once. McNesby recorded eight draw controls, while Podlinski had seven.

Goalkeeper Melissa Jenkins (Interboro) recorded eight saves and a team-high four grounds balls.

Philadelphia Univ. 20, Post 2

The Rams (5-3, 5-0 CACC) got three goals and four assists from senior midfielder Kathleen Maurer while Kelly Dallas had four goals and one assist.

West Chester 14, Millersville 3

Gabrielle Stitz (Hatboro-Horsham) led all scorers with four tallies while classmate Nicole Haines (Great Valley) posted five points (3 goals, 2 assists) for the Rams (9-0, 5-0) in the PSAC East win.

Fellow seniors Katy Crouse (Boyertown) and Lauren Tatios (West Chester east) were each instrumental defensively, limiting Millersville to just 10 shots. Crouse picked up five ground balls and registered three draw controls while Tatios caused a game-high seven turnovers.

Division I
Lehigh 16, Canisius 5

Lehigh snapped its two game losing streak with a convincing win as eight different Mountain Hawks scored. Senior Inneke Carmola and sophomore Kelly Draper led the way with four scores apiece as Lehigh improved to 9-2 overall.

Massachusetts 16, Temple 7

Charlotte Swavola (Cheltenham) scored three goals for the Owls (4-6, 1-2) in the A-10 loss.

Towson 17, Delaware 8

Jacie Kendall (Souderton) had two goals to lead the No. 7 Tigers(7-2, 1-0) to the CAA win.

Long Island 16, Central Connecticut 14

Christie Wienckowski (Marple Newtown) had five goals to lead LIU (2-10, 1-5) to the NEC win.

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