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Saturday’s college roundup: Penn men fall to Cornell; Lehigh triumphs

Sunday, 28th March 2010

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 3/28/10

The Penn men’s lacrosse team allowed Cornell to jump out to an early lead, stayed within range of the ninth-ranked Big Red into the fourth quarter, but allowed the Big Red to pull away for a 12-6 victory Saturday at Franklin Field.

With the loss, Penn falls to 4-5 overall (all five losses to teams ranked among the top nine in the latest national coaches’ poll) and 0-2 in the Ivy League. Cornell improved to 7-1 overall and is now 2-0 in league play.

Dan Savage led the Quakers with three goals.

Lehigh 11, Holy Cross 5

Lehigh earned its first Patriot League win of the season as Brian Bienemann scored four goals and Cameron Lao-Gosney and David DiMaria added two scores each. Lehigh improves to 4-5 overall and 1-2 in the Patriot League.

Delaware 14, Vermont 6

Noah Fossner made 13 saves and Martin Cahill scored three goals as the Blue Hens (5-4) snapped a three-game losing streak.

Marist 15, St. Joseph’s 9

Matt Francis (North Penn) won 15 of 25 face-offs to lead Marist (5-2, 2-0) to a MAAC triumph over the Hawks (0-9, 0-2). Sean Evans (Henderson) led St. Joe’s with two goals and an assist.

Division III

Cabrini 20, Immaculata 7

The 14th-ranked Cavaliers (5-3) opened their Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) regular season, snapping the Mighty Macs’ five-0game win streak.

The win extends the Cavaliers’ NCAA Division III-best conference win streak to 72 games. Including the postseason, Cabrini has won 89 straight contests against CSAC opponents.

Senior attackman and 2010 Tewaaraton Award candidate Casey Grugan (Ridley) had five goals and two assists. Sophomore attackman Ryan Sankey (William Tennent) recorded a career-best four goals and Paul Skulski (Garnet Valley) added three goals with one assist.

Dante Tuscai (West Chester East) and Ben Tuscai (West Chester East) led the Mighty Macs (5-3, 0-1) with two points each on one goal and one assist and goalkeeper Andrew Sim (Interboro) made 26 saves in the loss.

Haverford 13, Washington College 7

Myles Monaghan led the Fords (5-4, 1-2) with five goals in the Centennial Conference win. Travis Gregory totaled five points on with a hat trick and two assists. Andrew Kim scored twice and handed out a pair of assists while Max Cassidy also scored twice and had one assist.

Widener 15, Lebanon Valley 3

Cory Malampy (Ridley) had three goals and an assist to lead the Pride (2-4, 1-1) to the MAC win.

McDaniel 8, Ursinus 7

DJ Rickels capped a four-goal day, tallying the game-winner with 38 seconds remaining to give McDaniel a Centennial Conference victory to deal Ursinus (7-1, 3-1) its first loss.

Division II
Philadelphia 17, Holy Family 8

Caribeth Shappell scored five goals and added two assist to lead the Rams (3-3, 3-0) to the CACC win. Katherine Podlinski had three goals for Holy Family (2-3, 2-1).

West Chester 18, Indiana (PA) 7

Claire Grimwood, Shannon Hayes and Alyssa Gallen (Bayard Rustin) all posted hat tricks as No. 5 West Chester defeated visiting Indiana in a PSAC crossover match.

Division III
Haverford 13, Muhlenberg 10

Josie Ferri (Pennsbury) had five goals as the Fords (8-0) remained perfect and claimed their Centennial Conference opener.

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