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Women’s D1 roundup: La Salle rallies for first win; Temple, Penn, Lafayette triumph

Sunday, 23rd February 2020

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 2/23/20
From Press Release

La Salle (1-2) staged an impressive comeback on Saturday afternoon, defeating Bucknell 12-11 for its first win of the season.

The Explorers were was down by as many as five goals in the first half, but a strong second frame in which the Explorers out-shot Bucknell 21-8 and allowed only one goal erased the deficit.

Freshman Tori Rolon scored the final three goals for La Salle, including the winner with 3:14 left. Junior Bridget Ruskey (Middle Township-NJ) finished with a hat trick and a game-high five draw controls.

It’s the biggest comeback win for La Salle since an 11-10 result vs. Liberty on March 15, 2014.

Temple 12, Coastal Carolina 7

Bridget Whitaker (Springfield-Delco) recorded her second hat trick of the season to lead the Owls.

Penn 15, Johns Hopkins 12

Caitlin Cook had four goals and senior Gabby Rosenzweig set the program record with 238 career points following a one goal, four assist performance.

Lafayette 11, Merrimack 8

Meghan McLachlan led a balanced Lafayette attack with four points on two goals and two assists. Junior Anna Stein and sophomore Olivia Cunningham (Episcopal Academy) registered two goals apiece.

Vanderbilt 13, Lehigh 12, OT

Senior Sondra Dickey (Conestoga) continued her scoring barrage, netting five goals to increase her season total to 21 in four games for the losing Mountain Hawks. Freshman Katia Carnevale also scored three, as Lehigh (now 2-2 on the season) came so close to its first-ever win against the Commodores.

Cecily Redfern (Moravian Academy) and sophomore Maggie Kelly also scored multiple goals (two apiece).

Gabby Fornia (Lenape) had two goals and two assists for Vanderbilt.

Georgetown 12, Drexel 10

Karson Harris had a game-high five goals as she eclipsed 100 career points with her first tally of the day for the Dragons. The junior also won a game-high nine draw controls.

Virginia 12, Princeton 10

Kyla Sears had three goals for the Tigers in defeat.

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