Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/27/22
From West Chester Press Release
Keri Barnett (Archbishop Carroll) scored five goals, and Hannah Stanislawczyk (Gov. Mifflin) added four of her own, as fifth-ranked West Chester downed visiting Mercyhurst, 14-6, in its season opener at Vonnie Gos Field Sunday afternoon.
West Chester scored seven unanswered goals in the first half, after yielding the game’s first goal to Mercyhurst (0-1). The Lakers’ tally was the only shot they took in the first quarter. Sunday’s season opener marked the first time that the Golden Rams played a four-quarter game. The NCAA moved to four quarters this spring.
Barnett, Stanislawczyk and Lindsey Monigle (Cape Henlopen) each tallied goals with the extra attacker for the Golden Rams. Monigle orchestrated the offense from the “X” and finished with four assists, in addition to the EMO goal, to post a five-point game as well. Stanislawczyk also dished out one assist to finish the day with five points.
Meghan Cull (Springfield-Delco) caused four turnovers and picked up four ground balls. She scored a goal as well. Barnett and Stanislawczyk also led the way on draw controls with five each. Julia Littlewood (Berwyn, Pa./Conestoga) scored twice, and Helen Kreschollek (aucon Valley) added another.
Jessica Gorr (Bishop Shanahan) got the start in the cage and made two saves to pick up the win. Amber Weedon played the final 12 minutes making three more saves. Mercyhurst’s Kaitlyn Lippert made 12 saves in the loss. The Lakers were led by Victoria Gottorff’s two tallies. Four others each tallied once.
Barnett added four draw controls and three groundballs. Stanislawczyk also had five draw controls.
Neumann 16, Wilkes 7
Rich Marshall (Perkiomen Valley) scored three goals, Mike Kiley had three goals and two assists and Drew Conlon had two goals and four assists while Brett McLaughlin (Interboro) collected nine groundballs, five caused turnovers a goal, and two assists for the Knights (3-0).