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NCAA women’s Division III tourney: Arcadia to host Cabrini on Wednesday in first round

Monday, 5th May 2014

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 5/5/14
From Press Release

The Arcadia University women’s lacrosse team will host a NCAA Division III Championship Tournament First Round game against Cabrini College Wednesday at Easton Field. The start time of the game has yet to be determined.

2014 NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Championship Interactive Bracket

Per NCAA policy, there will be NO complimentary tickets issued for the game. Ticket prices for Wednesday will be announced when available.

LIVE COVERAGE: Fans unable to attend the game can follow the action through Arcadia’s live stats feed by CLICKING HERE. Live video information will be posted when available.

ABOUT ARCADIA: The Knights are making their first-ever NCAA tournament appearance after capturing the 2014 Freedom Conference title with a 17-13 win over Wilkes. Arcadia is now 18-1 for the season, marking a school record for wins in a season, and is riding a school-record 11-game winning streak. Senior Jenna Crothers (Hauppauge, N.Y.) leads the team in scoring with 34 goals and a school-record 80 assists for a school-record 114 points. Junior Haylee Molloy (Holtsville, N.Y.) is second on the team in scoring with 60 goals and 12 assists for 72 points, and is just three points shy of becoming the program’s all-time scoring leader. Sophomore Dawn Faranetta (Randolph, N.J.) is third on the team in scoring with 47 goals and 24 assists for 71 points, while freshman Erin Misner (Westhampton, N.J.) has 48 goals and 13 assists for 61 points. Senior Sara Volk-Perez (Mays Landing, N.J.) rounds out the top-five scorers for the Knights with 28 goals and 15 assists for 43 points. 2014 Freedom Conference Defensive Player of the Year Jordyn Dunacusky (Plymouth Whitemarsh) is 18-0 in net with a 6.20 goals against average and a .567 save percentage with 136 saves. Her win total and goals against average are both single-season school records.

ABOUT CABRINI: The Cavaliers are making their 11th NCAA tournament appearance after winning the 2014 Colonial States Athletic Conference title with a 21-8 win over Neumann University that improved their record to 13-5 for the season. Cabrini is 1-10 all-time in NCAA tournament games, with its lone win being a 12-11 decision over Wooster College in 2002. Juniors Lacie Doubet (Ridley) and Melissa Scanzano (Haverford High) are tied for the team lead in scoring with 77 points each. Scanzano scored a team-best 61 goals and 16 assists on her way to being named the 2014 CSAC Player of the Year, while Doubet has 58 goals and 19 assists. 2014 CSAC Rookie of the Year Sasha Wozniak (Spring-Ford) has 47 goals and 14 assists for 61 points, while senior Bree Thompson (Interboro) has 26 goals and 14 assists for 40 points. Fellow senior Sarah Means (Archbishop Ryan) rounds out the Cavilers’ top-five in scoring with 13 goals and 12 assists for 25 points. Senior Janel Folkomer (Springfield-Delco) is 13-5 in goal with a 9.48 goals against average and a .410 save percentage, totaling 102 saves.

LAST MEETING: This marks the first meeting between the two programs since Arcadia left the then Pennsylvania Athletic Conference following the 2007 season. The Cavaliers won that meeting 16-3 in Glenside.

POSTSEASON HISTORY: The only postseason meeting between the two programs took place in the 1999 PAC semifinals, which saw top-seeded Cabrini defeat the fourth-seeded Knights 18-7.

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