Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/22/23
From Press Release
Freshman Elaina Corson (Rancocas Valley-NJ) scored the go-ahead goal and Molly Green (Clearview Regional-NJ) had four goals to lead Rowan to a 16-11 win over host Ursinus today in the season opener for both teams.
Seniors Julianna Corson (Rancocas Valley-NJ) and Erin Renshaw (Washington Township-NJ) tallied three goals and the Profs got two goals apiece from Elaina Corson, Jamie Cutrera (Haddon Twp-NJ) and freshman Trish Gillen. Goalkeeper Reilly Shaup (Clearview Regional-NJ) made six saves on the day in the win.
With the score tied at 9-9 in the third quarter, Corson netted one on a free position shot with 1:06 remaining to give the Profs a 10-9 lead that they would not relinquish.
In the fourth quarter, Julianna Corson opened the scoring, but after a goal from Ursinus’ Ashley Noto (Clearview Regional-NJ, 3G, 2A), Rowan rattled off four straight, with two apiece from Gillen and Renshaw, including Gillen’s first career tally, to increase the lead to 15-10. Corson then scored Rowan’s final goal of the game.
Green, last year’s NJAC Rookie of the Year, scored the first goal of the Profs’ season at 13:42, assisted by Cutrera, and gave Rowan a 2-0 lead with her second less than a minute later.
Ursinus scored its first goal of the year at 9:30 and Cutrera netted her first at 7:12. The Bears then scored two in a row to tie the score at 3-3, but Green and Elaina Corson, with her first career goal, closed out the scoring in the period to give Rowan a 5-3 lead.
Green opened the second quarter with a man-up, free position goal, and Erin Renshaw put one in, assisted by Julia Corson, to give Rowan a 7-3 lead. Ursinus would then score three straight to close to within 7-6 at halftime.
Maeve Leonzi (Parkland) had four goals to lead Ursinus while Reilly Morgan (Haverford High) had two goals and Julia McCann (Methacton) had six draw controls, a groundball and a caused turnover.
Renshaw and Green led the Profs with three ground balls apiece while Hannah Lombardo (New Egypt-NJ) posted a team-high three caused turnovers.