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Philly girls lead Swarthmore women past Arcadia, 14-3

Friday, 1st March 2019

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 3/1/19
From Press Release

Swarthmore College Women’s Lacrosse improved to 2-0 with a a 14-3 win over the Arcadia University Knights on Thursday night.

Led by hat-tricks from Kathryn Restrepo (Strath Haven) and Mackenzie Frost, the Garnet established an early lead and never looked back.

Tess Wild (Archbishop Wood), Helena Irvine and Sophie Peipher each added a pair of goals, and Elizabeth Wainwright (St. Elizabeth, DE) and Kacy Hafertepe (Strath Haven) scored once.

Swarthmore jumped out to an early 4-0 lead 12 minutes into the first half. After Arcadia got on the board, Frost scored back-to-back goals to complete her hat trick with 6:02 remaining in the first half. The Garnet would score once more in the half and went into the break up 7-3.

Swarthmore shut out Arcadia 7-0 in the second half. Restrepo and Irvine both scored a pair of goals in the second half.

The game was tightly officiated and seven yellow yards were issued, four to Arcadia and three to Swarthmore. The Garnet scored two player-up goals off of Arcadia yellow cards.

The Garnet scored seven of their goals off of free-position shots. Arcadia went 2-for-5 on free-position attempts.

Wild and Peipher led the Garnet with four draw controls a piece. Wild added a game-high nine ground balls.

In goal, Betsy Cohen recorded six saves to secure the win.

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