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This Day in History for Philly lacrosse: Links to top stories from March 23 (girls’/women’s)

Monday, 23rd March 2020

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 3/23/20

(This is one of a regular-day series of boys’/men’s and girls’/women’s stories looking back on this date in history)

3/23/08 – Girls’ notebook: Springfield-Delco looks to reload for 2008 season

It was a near-perfect season for the Springfield-Delco girls’ lacrosse team.

The Cougars went 21-0, breezed to the Central League crown and won a second straight District 1 class AA championship. They finished seventh in the final Lacrosse magazine national poll and were 10th in the national poll.

That was 2007.

Midfielders Jackie Eastman (Penn State) and Julianna Jeffers (Delaware) and goalie Sarah Geary (Old Dominion) have moved onto major Division I programs. Seven other seniors who made major contributions also have graduated. Is anybody feeling sorry yet for Springfield coach Keith Broome? Hardly!

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3/23/09 – Scholastic wrap: Unionville girls down Council Rock South, 12-6; HH, Garnet Valley, Harriton win

Lindsey Smith had four goals and two assists, Erica Midiri had three goals and an assist and Lizzy Carney contributed two goals and one assist to power Unionville to a 12-6 victory over Council Rock South Monday in non-league girls’ lacrosse action.

Kathleen Insetta, Julie Moran, and Erin Linthicum also scored for the Indians (2-0). Hannah Haskell and Kathleen Insetta played solid in midfield for Unionville while goalie Melissa Lloyd anchored the defense with 13 saves.

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3/23/13 – Girls’ roundup: Conestoga defeats Florida power Vero Beach in opener

Catie Smith scored two goals in overtime to lift Conestoga to a stunning 11-9 victory today over Florida power Vero Beach in St. Petersburg, Fla.

The Pioneers, in their opener, got balanced scoring from Smith (three goals, one assist), Meghan McGillis (two goals, two assists) and Maggie Friel (two goals). Mackenzie Orr had a goal and three assists sand Lexy King added a goal and an assist while Claire Jackson and Blake Hamblett each scored once. Kara Schwartz and Laney Stenson each had three saves in goal.

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3/23/15 – STEPS Elite Philadelphia girls’ HS roundup: Agnes Irwin downs Conestoga; Kennett, North Penn, OJR win

Laura Pansini scored five goals and Alicia O’Neill tallied three as Agnes Irwin defeated host Conestoga, 16-8, today in a non-league contest.

The Owls (3-0) also got five points from Kristin Burnetta (2g, 4a) while sophomore Alicia O’Neil had her first hat trick of the season and classmate Daniela Wright chipped in two goals and two assists. Junior Emily Fryer dominated the midfield and the defense, keyed by juniors Sarah Platt and Kate White, limited the Pioneers to just three first half goals. Sophomore Goalie Hailey Andress stopped nine shots to earn the win.

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3/23/18 – Phillylacrosse Preseason Girls’ Rankings: Moorestown is No. 1

The Preseason 2018 Girls’ Rankings (last year’s record, this year’s record in parenthesis):

1. Moorestown-NJ (20-3) The Quakers will again challenge for a New Jersey Group 3 state title and Tournament of Champions title.

2. Archbishop Carroll (24-1) The Patriots look to defend the PIAA Class AAA state championship.

3. Agnes Irwin (21-5)  The defending PAISAA champion Owls won the should again battle Episcopal Academy for Inter-Ac League and State Independent championships.

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