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Women’s lacrosse roundup: Johns Hopkins stuns No. 4 Penn, 8-5; Delaware tops St. Joe’s

Wednesday, 23rd March 2011

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 3/24/11
From Press Releases

Junior Colleen McCaffrey scored a game-high four goals and notched the 100th point of her career to lead host Johns Hopkins to an 8-5 victory over fourth-ranked Penn Wednesday evening at Homewood Field.

The Blue Jays earn their first win over a top-five opponent since a 12-9 win over fifth-ranked Virginia in 2007 and it is the highest ranked opponent they’ve beaten since an 8-7 win over third-ranked Princeton in 2006. Hopkins improves to 5-3 on the season while handing Penn its first loss as the Quakers drop to 6-1.

The Blue Jays were able to hand the Quakers their first loss to an unranked opponent since a 10-9 loss to Delaware on March 15, 2006. Since then, all 11 of Penn’s losses have come to top-20 teams.

Sammy Arbitman (Episcopal Academy) had two draw controls and a caused turnover for Hopkins. Erin Brennan and Giulia Giordano each scored twice for Penn.

Delaware 13, St. Joseph’s 3

Julianna Jeffers (Springfield-Delco) scored three goals to pace the Blue Hens (4-5) past the Hawks (3-5).

Grace Dinn had a goal and an assist for St. Joe’s

Cal 9, Drexel 8

Kelli Joran (Downingtown East) had three goals to lead the Dragons (5-2) in a tough loss to the Bears.

Penn State 17, Lafayette 9

Jackie Eastman (Springfield-Delco) had three goals and an assist to lead the Nittany Lions (5-4) past the Leopards (1-7).

Jess Rothstein (Harriton) led Lafayette with two goals and three assists.

Longwood 15, Old Dominion 11

Jess Rudloff (West Chester East) scored four goals for the winners.

Lisa Bernardini (George School) had three goals and Rebecca Hartrum (Springfield-Delco) two goals and an assist for ODU. Sarah Geary (Springfield-Delco) made 11 saves in goal.

Division III

Tufts 11, Haverford College 10

Kayleigh Herrick-Reynolds and Perrin Downing each scored three goals for the Fords (4-3) in a tough loss to No. 11 Tufts (2-2).

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