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)
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/13/20
5/13/08 – Phillylacrosse.com Girls’ Rankings: Playoffs, big upset make this week’s headlines
By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/13/08
With most of the league races over, the Catholic League and Pioneer Athletic Conference playoffs still remain. The rankings were shaken up by North Penn’s upset over previously-undefeated Abington. The eighth Phillylacrosse.com Scholastic Girls Top 10 Poll:
1. Radnor (18-0) – The Red Raiders can close out a perfect Central League campaign by winning at Upper Darby today. The top seed in the District 1 Class AAA field is a near-lock. Last week: No. 1.
2. Great Valley (15-2) – The Patriots face a stern test Wednesday – Unionville – in their quest to stay tied with Bayard Rustin atop the Ches-Mont league American Conference. Last week: No. 2.
3. Bayard Rustin (12-2) – The Golden Knights won a key 11-4 decision over Unionville Thursday and can clinch a tie for the Ches-Mont American crown today with a win against Kennett. Last week: No. 3.
5/13/10 – Scholastic girls: Merion Mercy, Boyertown earn league championships
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/13/10
Margaret Corzel collected seven goals and three assists and Sarah Hospodar won 22 of 30 draws to power Merion Mercy to a 17-13 conquest of Villa Maria Academy today at St. Joseph’s University, giving the Bears their second straight Athletic Association of Catholic Academies championship.
Casey Rooney had three goals and four assists and Emily Corcoran added three goals and two assists for Merion Mercy, which swept all three games with arch-rival VMA for only the second time ever. Madison Connor tallied twice and had one assist for Merion Mercy, which led, 11-6, at halftime.
Bonnie McShane and Katrina Keating each chipped in with one goal while Monica O’Hara, Molly Mullen and Colleen McGonigal led the defense. Goalie Caili Guilday (10 saves) made several game-saving saves in the end of the second half to secure the win.
5/13/10 – Thursday’s girls’ roundup: Great Valley, Upper Dublin finish perfect with league titles; Abington, CRN tie for crown
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/13/10
Colleen O’Malley had seven goals and one assist and Sara McBride netted six goals as Great Valley defeated Sun Valley, 20-1, today to finish a perfect (18-0) regular season and clinch the Ches-Mont League championship.
Unionville 18, West Chester East 6
Julie Moran scored eight goals and notched her 100th career tally to lead the Indians to the Ches-Mont win.
Allison Tizio led East with three goals.
Bayard Rustin 11, Downingtown West 10
Abby Brewer had four goals and two assists while Julie Tatios added four goals and one assist to lead the Golden Knights to the Ches-Mont win.
5/13/11 – Girls’ lacrosse: Downingtown East routs Unionville to win outright Ches-Mont League championship
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/13/11
Ashley Poli and McKenzie Rafferty each tallied five goals while Emily Solenberger scored the 200th of her career as host Downingtown East celebrated Senior Night Thursday by coasting past Unionville, 17-5, to clinch the outright Ches-Mont League championship.
The Cougars finished 11-0 in the league and 17-1 overall as they claimed their 15th straight victory. Ranked No. 1 in the PA Media Rankings, they are expected to get the No. 1 or No. 2 seed in the District 1 tournament.
Solenberger had three goals and an assists and Haley Nelson added two goals while Kelly Devlin contributed a goal and four assists. Nicole Barretta scored once and Allie Murray made 13 saves for the win. Marya Fratoni also played in goal and had two saves.
5/13/12 – Girls’ lacrosse milestone: Downingtown East’s Rafferty reaches 200 career goals; Cherry Hill East’s Delaney hits 100
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/13/12
Downingtown East senior McKenzie Rafferty scored her 200th career goal on May 3 against Sun Valley in an 18-2 Ches-Mont League victory.
Rafferty, who is signed with Delaware, added 19 more goals in the Cougars’ final three games and has 219 for her career. She is one of three from Downingtown East to reach the milestone.
Her efforts helped Downingtown East – the defending District 1 champion and last year’s state runner-up – finish the regular season with four straight wins.
The Cougars claimed fourth place in the Central League (tied with Unionville) and closed at 10-8 as their await their seed in the District 1 tournament.
Cherry Hill East’s Caitlin Delaney Scores 100th goal
Cherry Hill East junior Caitlin Delaney scored her 100th and 101st goal Thursday by netting six goals in East’s 15-6 win over Pennsauken. Her goal total stands at 75 for the season. That also brings East’s record to 8-8 with its sixth win in seven games
5/13/14 – District 1 girls playoffs: No. 25 Villa Maria Academy stuns No. 8 Strath Haven, 11-10
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/13/14
Kailyn Angelo scored the game-winner with two minutes and 30 seconds left to give visiting Villa Maria Academy a stunning 11-10 victory over eighth-seeded Strath Haven today in the first round of the District 1 girls’ lacrosse tournament.
Villa Maria (16-2), co-champions of the Catholic Academies League, is the 25th seed. The Hurricanes will advance to play at ninth-seeded Henderson Thursday in the second round. Henderson advanced by downing North Penn, 20-3.
Villa was led by Amelia Iacobucci (three goals, two assists, five groundballs), Audrey Fantazzia (three goals, one assist), Katie Manta (two gaols, three groundballs, five draw controls), and Angelo (two goals, three groundballs and five draw controls).
Bri Irons (four goals, one assist) and Suzanna Penikis (four goals) led Strath Haven (11-7).
5/13/16 – Girls’ lacrosse: Downingtown East tops Great Valley, 12-11, on Hunter’s OT goal to win Ches-Mont crown
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/13/16
Tori Barretta pumped in seven goals and Leah Hunter scored in overtime Thursday night to give Downingtown East a 12-11 victory over host Great Valley and the Ches-Mont League girls’ lacrosse championship.
The Cougars (14-3 overall) and Patriots (13-4) finished tied atop the league with 10-1 records, but Downingtown East wins the title based on the head-to-head game.
Great Valley, the four-time defending champion, had won the past four outright titles and had won 52 straight league games, dating back to a 9-7 loss to the Cougars on April 7 of 2011.
5/13/16 – Girls lacrosse: Hampton, Gebert, Huzzard rise up to lift Owen J. Roberts to 2nd straight crown
By David Kurtz of PAC-10Sports.com
For Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/13/16
As expected, Owen J. Roberts’ stars shone bright Thursday night.
But it was a lesser known player, junior goalie Claire Hampton, who took center stage as the host Wildcats notched their second straight Pioneer Athletic Conference girls lacrosse championship with a pulsating 9-8 win over stubborn Methacton at Henry J. Bernat Field.
Thrust into the lineup when starting goalie Sara Maute was unable to play because of a concussion, Hampton came up huge, making a pair of magnificent saves in the final 10 seconds to preserve the win.
First, Hampton stoned Alana Cardaci on a breakaway before sealing the deal by turning away Sara Hughes’ hard shot on the resultant rebound as time expired.
5/13/18 – Philly women lead East Stroudsburg past West Chester, 16-14, and into NCAA Division II Final Four
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/13/18
From Press Release
East Stroudsburg University, in its second straight – and second-ever – NCAA Division II women’s lacrosse tournament appearance – is the Atlantic Region champion for the first time in program history.
The Warriors (15-3) upended previously unbeaten West Chester (19-1), 16-14, on Saturday, advancing to the national semifinals and a match-up with defending national champion Florida Southern on Friday at the University of Tampa (Fla.).
Senior midfielder Chessie Rahmer (Souderton) scored three of her four goals in the second half, sophomore midfielder Hana Cicerelle had three goals and four assists, junior TJ Jefferis (Phoenixville) had three goals and an assist and sophomore goalkeeper Tatyana Petteway had 16 saves for the Warriors, who outscored WCU 9-5 in the second half and held the Golden Rams – who beat ESU 14-7 in the first meeting on March 28 – scoreless for more than 15 minutes until a late goal.