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Wednesday’s women’s college roundup: La Salle edges Lafayette, Penn, St. Joe’s, Drexel win

Thursday, 8th March 2012

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 3/8/12

Behind four goals each by junior Melanie Sarcinello (Marple Newtown) and freshman Claire Andrews, the lacrosse team won its fourth straight game, defeating Lafayette, 12-11, on Wednesday night at McCarthy Stadium.

La Salle now sits at 4-1 on the season.

Senior Megan Corliss (Archbishop Carroll) made nine saves in goal, while classmate Nora McGurkin (Penn Charter) controlled eight draws for the Explorers. Freshman Caitlyn Brostrand had a pair of goals, while sophomore Jackie Roebuck (Marple Newtown) and junior Lauren McDermott (North Penn) each had one.

The Leopards (3-3) lost despite three goals from Addie Godfrey and two goals and an assist from Ana White (Strath Haven).

Penn 15, Rutgers 7

Erin Brennan had two goals and six assists while Caroline Bunting tallied four goals and Meredith Cain and Courtney Tomchik each tallied three for the winning Quakers (2-1).

St. Joseph’s 17, Presbyterian 3

Julie Mineweaser (North Penn), Abby Ananian and Grace Dinn each scored three goals and Val Paolucci (Springfield-Delco) had two goals and three assists to pace the Hawks to the easy win.

Drexel 15, Mount St. Mary’s 0

Jaclyn Klunder (Conestoga) had three goals and an assist and Charlotte Wood 9Conestoga) added three goals to help the Dragons (4-2) cruise to a rare shutout.

Jacksonville 19, Temple 16

Steph Parcell (Interboro) had five goals and Stephanie Markunas (Ridley) added four, but the Owls (5-1) dropped their first game of the year. Keelin Hood (Great Valley) added three goals and Charlotte Swavola (Cheltenham) had two goals and two assists for Temple.

UMBC 15, Delaware 6

Shannon Burns (Springfield-Delco) and Chelsea Fay (Villa Maria Academy) each scored two goals to lead the Blue Hens (2-4), who suffered their third straight setback. Fay also added an assist and upped her streak to seven straight games with at least one goal dating back to last season. Caitlin McCartney (Archbishop Wood) and Angel Biciocchi also tallied for Delaware.

Division III

Bryn Mawr 17, Penn State Abington 5

Zoe Fisher and Kathleen Magner each scored four goals and Natalie Chrismer added three goals and three assists for Bryn Mawr.

Nicole Hayes (Archbishop Wood) and Leila Monroe (Philadelphia native) each scored twice for the Lions.

Widener 17, Sweet Briar 11

Jen Harnden led the winning Pride with four goals and one assist.

Washington and Lee 14, Haverford 12

Josie Ferri (Pennsbury) led the Fords with three goals and two assists oin the tough defeat.

Messiah 11, Dickinson 10

Rachel Dirksen (Abington) had six goals and two assists to lead unddefeated Messiah.

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