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Philly women’s roundup: @DrexelWLax tops @LaSalleLacrosse; @NovaWLax, @princetonwlax, @LehighWLax win

Thursday, 26th March 2015

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 3/26/15
From Press Release

The Drexel women’s lacrosse team broke out for a season-high 12 goals as the Dragons defeated La Salle on Wednesday night at Vidas Field, 12-10. Milan White (Pottstown) and Joelle Hartke each scored three times for Drexel, which utilized a 6-0 run that bridged the first and second halves to seize control of the game.

The win was the tenth in a row for Drexel in its series against La Salle. Hartke added an assist to her three goals for a team-high four points. White was 2-for-3 on free position shots as part of her three-goal evening. Lacey Aghazarian also notched a pair of goals and Emily Kellett (Methacton) contributed a goal and an assist. Devin Nihill, Alissa Watts and Ashley Bupp also scored for Drexel. Teresha Bradley (Rancocas Valley) came up with eight saves in holding an opponent to 10 goals or less for the ninth time in 10 games this season.

Kaitlyn Fay (Henderson) had three goals and Caitlyn Brostrand (Camden Catholic) and Allee Ilgenfritz each had two goals and an assist for the Explorers.

Villanova 13, Lafayette 11

The Wildcats kept their perfect streak at home alive in their victory over the Leopards (2-9). The Wildcats improved to 6-5, their first time over .500 in 2015, as they rounded out the end of their non-conference schedule on Wednesday night.

Senior Jessica Mucci became the new all-time assist leader for the Villanova women’s lacrosse program after posting four assists against the Leopards. Mucci now totals 85 total assists during her time as a Wildcat and has overcome the all-time career assists leader Shannon O’Neil’s 84 assists (1994-97).

Fellow co-captain and senior Jackie Froccaro once against posted a stellar performance with six goals against Lafayette; tying her career high for a second game in a row. Three of Froccaro’s goals came off of free position shots with two of those goals being the equalizer and the game-winning goal for the Wildcats.

Charlotte Rath (Archmere Academy) had three goals and two assists and Amanda Case (Haverford High) three goals for the Leopards.

Princeton 19, Cal 7

Eight Tigers scored goals, with Erin Slifer, Olivia Hompe and Anna Doherty leading the charge with four apiece, as No. 11 Princeton defeated Cal, thanks to an 11-1 second-half offensive explosion.

Canisius 8, Delaware 4

Typically an offensively explosive squad, the Blue Hens were held to a season-low in goals and points and was shutout in the second half.

Junior Shannon Hawley, who led #rv Delaware (7-4) for the second consecutive game, posted two goals while classmate Emily Pollard and senior Allison Hahn each tallied a goal apiece.

Lehigh 17, Bucknell 4

Lehigh jumped out to an 11-0 halftime lead and went on to earn a dominant win. Senior Carli Sukonik (Harriton) paced the offense with a season-high six goals and an assist while the defense caused 12 of Bucknell’s 17 turnovers, allowing five goals or fewer for the second time in four Patriot League contests as Lehigh improves to 4-5 overall and 2-2 in league play.

Division II

Holy Family 14, Queens (NY) 6

Junior Nicole Braungart (Bishop Eustace) scored a season-high five goals as Holy Family defeated Queens College in a non-conference contest.

Georgian Court 10, Philadelphia 9
Wilmington 19, Chestnut Hill 10

Division III

Haverford 15, Rowan 13

Senior Diana Perry continued her torrid scoring pace with six goals in the Haverford victory over Rowan. The senior has 20 goals in her last four games and has recorded a goal in 10 straight contests dating back to last season. Perry’s 30 goals for the year places her in a tie for third in the conference.

Immaculata 19, Gwynedd Mercy 6

Immaculata scored the game’s first seven goals en route to a victory over Gwynedd Mercy in Colonial States Athletic Conference action on Wednesday afternoon. The win evens the Mighty Macs’ record at 4-4 overall and gives them a 2-1 mark in the CSAC.

Sophomore Carleigh Dabritz (Paul VI, NJ) and junior Allison Jakavick (Exeter) each scored two goals during Immaculata’s seven goal outburst. The Griffins (3-4, 0-2) ended the streak with a goal by Lauren Mitros. But the Mighty Macs countered by scoring the next six goals, including two by freshman Rosemarie Reitman (Academy Park) and junior Kelly Lapp (Central Bucks East). Mitros tallied another goal to close the first half scoring as Immaculata took a 13-2 lead into intermission.

Alvernia 12, Arcadia 10
Swarthmore 21, Bryn Mawr 3
Rosemont 16, Centenary 6
Cabrini 14, Neumann 4
Albright 11, Widener 9

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