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Sunday’s women’s roundup: St. Joe’s, Drexel claim wins; Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia Univ. coast to victories

Sunday, 13th March 2011

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 3/13/11

The Saint Joseph’s women’s lacrosse team took a 5-4 lead at the end of the first half and held on to defeat host Monmouth, 11-6, this afternoon.

Jen Peters and Grace Dinn led the Hawks with three goals apiece.

Monmouth got on the board first at the 15:08 mark and the Hawks traded goals for a 2-2 score with 12:50 remaining after a goal by Dinn.

MU then scored two consecutive goals to take a 4-2 lead, but Saint Joseph’s answered back with three goals from Gwen Nihill, Meghan McDevitt, and Carly Kindbom for a 5-4 lead at halftime.

The Hawks opened scoring in the second half on a free-position goal by Dinn and made it 8-4 with back-to-back goals from Peters.

Monmouth’s Sam Lillo scored at the 17:33 mark, but Nihill answered with her second score of the game. Lillo added another for MU at 10:33, but the Hawks held Monmouth off for the remainder, while adding two goals to ice the win, 11-6.

Nihill finished with two goals and an assist, while Kindbom had two goals and McDevitt added a goal and two assists.

Goalkeeper Kaitlin LaBarbera made nine saves between the pipes.

Molly O’Brien (Unionville) had a goal and an assist for Monmouth.

Drexel 10, Binghamton 4

Sophomore Alyse Maiden tied her career high with three goals, while teammate Kelli Joran (Downingtown East) tied her career high with two goals for the Dragons (4-1).

Charlotte Wood (Conestoga) and Katie Blazer each had a goal and an assist while Kaitlin Harris (Archbishop Carroll), Amanda Gregg (Upper Dublin) and Amanda Norcini (Conestoga) each scored once.

Division II
Philadelphia Univ. 19, Post 6

Emily Ray scored five goals to lead the Rams (1-1) to the CACC win.

Chestnut Hill College 19, Bridgeport 3

Nicole Covella tallied five goals and Christina Squillante had four goals and two assists to pace the Griffins.

IUP 16, Holy Family 6

Stephanie Bianco (Upper Merion) scored twice for IUP (1-1).

Jennifer James (Little Flower) led Holy Family (0-2) with two goals.



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