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This Day in History for Philly lacrosse: Links to top stories from April 30 (girls’/women’s)

Thursday, 30th April 2020

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, High School  

This is one of a regular-day series of boys’/men’s and girls’/women’s stories looking back on this date in lacrosse history), Posted 4/30/20

4/30/09 – Girls’ wrap: Ridley edges Harriton at buzzer on Allen’s goal; Panthers roll, Posted 4/30/09

Shaela Allen scored as the clock expired to give Ridley a 13-12 Central League girls’ lacrosse win at Harriton today.

Allen had an 8-meter shot saved by Harriton’s Jackie Marshall with 10 seconds left before a foul was called during a scrum in front of the goal with 0.8 seconds left.  Allen got another 8-meter shot with 0.8 seconds left and put in her shot as time ran out to win it.

Ridley led, 10-6, before the Rams rallied to take a 12-11 lead with 2:59 on a goal by Jess Schwab off a feed from Ally McLaughlin. Ridley tied it 47 seconds later.

Jenna Massimo led the Green Raiders with four goals while Ashley Henderson had two two goals and two assists while Allen, Sam Bartow and Becky Donkin each scored twice.

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4/30/10 – Thursday’s Philly girls’ scholastic roundup: Sacred Heart defeats Villa Maria Academy for first time, Posted 4/30/10

Stephanie Finley scored the game-winner in overtime off a free position as Sacred Heart defeated Villa Maria Academy, 14-13, Thursday for its first-ever win over the Hurricanes in a Catholic Academies Association game.

Finley had six goals and four assists and won it after a long outlet pass by goalie Amy Robinson (11 saves) helped set up a scoring chance. The Lions rallied from a 6-1 deficit and eventually sent it into overtime when Eileen Dombrowski (six goals) scored with 1.9 seconds in regulation.

Molly Rooney had five defensive turnovers to pace the midfield.

Chelsea Fay led Villa Maria with five goals.

Gwynedd Mercy Academy 10,Villa Joseph Marie 9

Jamie Bumgardner had six goals and two assists and Cait Bashwiner made 11 saves to help Gwynedd claimed the win.

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4/30/11 – Friday’s girls’ roundup: Episcopal Academy (Inter-Ac), Boyertown (PAC-10) remain undefeated in league play, Posted 4/30/11

Taylor Trimble had five goals and three assists and Blake McHugh added five goals and one assist to lead Episcopal Academy to a 17-2 rout of Agnes Irwin Friday in Inter-Ac League girls’ lacrosse.

EA (7-4 overall) remained perfect in the Inter-Ac with a 5-0 mark.

Campbell Crochiere had both Agnes Irwin goals.

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4/30/12 – Girls’ Rankings: League races are winding down

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 4/30/12

The championship races begin to wind down this week as only two more weeks of the regular season remain for most leagues.

A game to watch for a championship-type feel is Thursday when Great Valley travels to fellow Ches-Mont leader Henderson to what basically amounts to a league title game.

This week’s rankings:

1, Moorestown (13-0) – The Quakers thrashed St. Paul’s (Md.), 16-8, after taking an 8-0 lead. Marie McCool had seven goals and Steph Toy added five goals and an assist. The Quakers host No. 4 Harriton on Friday. Prev: No. 1

2, Great Valley (13-0) – The Patriots have won their last eight games by at least 11 goals. They face Henderson Thursday in a Ches-Mont League showdown of unbeaten. Prev: No. 3

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4/30/13 – Women’s recruits: Eight Philly girls among William & Mary’s incoming class, Posted 4/30/13
From Press Release

William and Mary lacrosse head coach Brooke Ireland has announced that nine student-athletes will join the program for the 2013-14 academic year – and eight of them are from Philly.

The talented incoming class includes six midfielders, an attacker, a defender and a goalkeeper.

“I am very excited for my first recruiting class to join the Tribe program,” head coach Brooke Ireland said. “These nine young women are exceptional not only on the field, but also in the classroom.

“I believe that they will contribute right away to our program and will build upon the foundation of our current team to earn the highest success that this program is capable of achieving. Their all around athleticism and drive, along with an already tight bond, will provide a very strong group.”

The following is a brief look at the Tribe’s 2013-14 recruiting class:

Mary Catherine Curran
Berwyn, Pa. (The Episcopal Academy)

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4/30/15 – STEPS Philadelphia girls’ HS roundup: Notre Dame, Upper Merion, Spring-Ford, Upper Perk, OJR triumph, Posted 4/30/15

Caroline Allen collected four goals, three assists, five groundballs, three caused turnovers and three draw controls as host Academy of Notre Dame defeated Germantown Friends, 10-7, Wednesday in non-league girls’ lacrosse.

Mackenzie Irvine added four goals for the Fighting Irish (9-3).

Greta Meyer had five goals for GFS (6-6).

Upper Merion 16, Avon Grove 13

Lizzy Goernemann scored four goals to lead the Vikings to the non-league win.

Spring-Ford 13, Boyertown Area 11

Emily Coyne had four goals and an assist to lead the Rams to the PAC-10 win.

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4/30/16 – Burnetta goals help Agnes Irwin rally past Episcopal Academy for overtime win, forcing league tie

By Bradley Schlegel, Posted 4/30/16

Kristin Burnetta scored the final two goals to lift the Agnes Irwin School to a stunning 7-6 overtime victory over visiting Episcopal Academy in the Inter-Ac League on Friday.

Kristin Burnetta

Burnetta forced overtime on a tally with 1:50 left in the second half. She then forced a turnover and delivered the game-winner with six seconds remaining in the first overtime period for the Owls (6-1 league, 11-4 overall), who rallied from a four-goal, first-half deficit to move into a first-place tie with Episcopal Academy atop the league standings.

“The comeback proves to the girls what they are capable of,” AIS head coach Jenny Duckenfield said. “Episcopal Academy is a very good team.”

4/30-17 – .@KSFLaxFest: Unionville girls rally for dramatic 13-12 win over @HarritonLax

By Harry Chaykun, Posted 4/30/17

The setting might not have been the same, and the ending was a little different.

Emma Malone

The result – for the second year in a row – did turn out to be a tight Unionville victory over Harriton.

This time it was on Radnor High’s Library Field at the 17th Katie Samson Lacrosse Festival Saturday afternoon. Unionville rallied from a five-goal halftime deficit and used a free-position shot by sophomore Emma Malone with 18 seconds to play to earn a 13-12 decision over Harriton.

Last year Unionville toppled Harriton, 11-10, in overtime in the District 1 second-round playoffs. Both teams came into this game tied for the No. 7 spot in the Phillylacrosse Rankings.

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4/30/19 – Undefeated EA plays for purpose, edges Agnes Irwin, 12-11, to near Inter-Ac title

By Harry Chaykun, Posted 4/30/19

Episcopal Academy was playing with a purpose when it hosted Agnes Irwin in an Inter-Ac League game Tuesday afternoon.

“One of our goals was to win the league championship,” senior Olivia Dirks said.

It took a goal by junior Caroline Burt with 22 seconds for EA, which trailed at one point of the first half by four goals, to claim a 12-11 decision and take a major step toward clinching the Inter-Ac championship.

EA (16-0) is 9-0 in the Inter-Ac, two games ahead of Agnes Irwin and Notre Dame Academy. EA has league games remaining with Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, Germantown Academy and Penn Charter.

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