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.@PrincetonWLax downs @DrexelWLAX; @NovaWLax falls to Navy

Wednesday, 25th February 2015

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 2/25/15
From Press Releases

Sophomore Olivia Hompe scored four goals to lead the No. 11 Princeton women’s lacrosse team to an 8-4 win over Drexel on Wednesday night.

Devin Nihill scored two goals for the Dragons, her second-consecutive multi-goal game. Milan White (Pottstown) and Lacey Aghazarian added scores, while Emily Duffey (lenape) had an assist. Teresha Bradley (Rancocas Valley) stopped an early-season high eight shots. Olivia Hompe scored four times to pace the Tigers.

Within the first 10 minutes of the game, the Tigers had taken five shots and converted on three of them, grabbing a 3-0 lead. Erin Slifer had a goal and an assist in that span. Down 3-0, the Dragons steadied themselves, and began running their offense and getting shots at the net. In all, Drexel would get off five shots in the first half, all of which tested Princeton goalie Ellie DeGarmo. DeGarmo passed the test each time, though, coming up with five first-half saves and keeping Drexel off the board.

After neither team scored for more than 17 minutes, the Tigers came up with another goal, Hompe’s second, at the 2:49 mark. They followed it up with a score 1:16 later to send themselves into halftime up 5-0.

Navy 13, Villanova 7

Senior goalkeeper Annie Foky anchored Navy’s defense, recording four ground balls, one caused turnover and five saves, two of which were crucial free-position saves. Juniors Molly Doyle (Council Rock North) and Lizzy Rullan and freshman Jenna Collins each recorded two caused turnovers and combined for nine ground balls. Lindsay Rheiner (Council Rock North) had a goal and an assist.

For Nova, Meghan Breen had three goals and Jackie Froccaro had two.

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