(This is one of a regular-day series of boys’/men’s and girls’/women’s stories looking back on this date in history)
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/28/20
The No. 2 Penn women’s lacrosse team survived Columbia’s eight-goal surge in the second half and prevailed, 16-11, Friday in the Ivy League.
The Quakers (2-0 Ivy) remain undefeated this season at 8-0. In a tale of two halves, Penn came out ahead thanks to a 13-3 first half. Juniors Ali DeLuca and Emma Spiro led the Red and Blue with four goals each.
Massachusetts 17, La Salle 2
Jill Davis (La Salle) and Elizabeth Iacullo each scored for the Explorers (3-5) in the A-10 opener.
Syracuse 15, Louisville 4
Megan Mosenson (Great Valley) had a goal and three assists to lead the Orange (7-2, 2-0) to the Big East win. Bergan Foley (Gwynedd Mercy Academy) had two goals for the Cards (6-2, 0-1), making their Big East debut.
Amanda Smith scored three goals to help Boyertown open defense of its seven Pioneer Athletic Conference championships today by downing Spring-Ford, 9-2, in girls’ lacrosse action.
Jaime Vincent and Kelly Furman each had a goal and an assist while Lindsay Clinton had seven saves for the Bears (1-0).
Cassidy Novotny had 14 saves for the Rams
Penn Charter 10, Mount St. Joseph 7
Blaine Steinberg had four goals and two assists and Kate Higgins added four goals and one assist to lead the Quakers (2-0) to a non-league victory.
Laura Pacheco scored three goals for the Mount while Emilee Ehret had two goals and three draw controls and Olivia Gannon added two goals, two assists and two draw controls.
Nora McCallion had five goals, two assists and two craw controls to lead host Notre Dame Academy to a 9-7 victory over Villa Maria Academy today in non-league girls’ lacrosse.
Courtney Donovan added three goals and an assist and Kat Land made eight saves to earn the win for the Irish (2-0).
Megan Parsons led Villa Maria (2-1) with two goals, an assist, four groundballs and three draw controls and Bridget Steinetz posted eight saves in goal.
The Radnor girls’ lacrosse team won its second straight one-goal game over a national power today when it topped five-time Georgia state champion Milton, 9-8, at the Hilton Head SC Barker Field Complex in South Carolina.
Radnor (2-0), which downed defending PIAA champion and Central League rival Garnet Valley, 10-9, in its opener this week, knocked off a team that was 7-1 and ranked 12th in the STEPS Lacrosse North America Rankings, and also had defeated No. 7 Suffern (N.Y.), on Friday at Hilton Head.
The Raiders led 5-2 at halftime and pulled away in the second half with leads of 6-2 and 8-4 before allowing two late goals to make it close.
Agnes Irwin goalie Hailey Andress made 10 saves in the Owls road game Tuesday against Maryland powerhouse Our Lady of Good Counsel, but none was bigger than a stop with on a Falcon free position with 24 on the clock and the Owls clinging to a one-goal lead.
The senior captain made the save and cradled the ball calmly as the clock expired and Agnes Irwin (3-0) celebrated a 12-11 win over the No. 7 team in the Summit Lacrosse North America Rankings.
Our Lady of Good Counsel fell to 2-1, 2-0 in the DC WCAC. The Owls are ranked No. 6 and No. 2 by Phillylacrosse.com.
Agnes Irwin scored first and never trailed, building a six-goal lead with less than 15minutes to play, led by five goals from senior captain Lila Barker. But the Falcons were not going quietly into their first loss of the young season. Good Counsel scored five unanswered goals to cut the lead to one with thirty six seconds to play. The Owls were assessed two yellow cards within the next ten seconds and were forced to finish the game down two players. And then it was up to Andress.