Saturday's Women's Lax Recap

  • Diplomats hand another Eastern Shore team first defeat
  • Bullets jump all over Mules
  • Fords come-from-behind to ground Green Terror
  • Garnet score early, often vs. Owls
  • Thren's late heroics help Bears down Devils


Franklin & Marshall 16, Washington College 5
LANCASTER, Pa. – Lauren Ehrhardt, Lauren Selawski, and Cat Serpe each rolled up five points as Franklin & Marshall cruised past Washington College 16-5 at Tylus Field on Saturday. Four different Diplomats (7-1, 2-0 CC) produced multi-goal games, with Cat Serpe registering a hat trick.  It was the second time in less than 24 hours that seventh-ranked F&M handed an undefeated team from Maryland's Eastern Shore its first loss of the season.


Gettysburg 16, Muhlenberg 5
ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Gettysburg College tossed in 13 of the first 14 goals as the fourth-ranked Bullets raced past host Muhlenberg College 16-5 in Centennial Conference women’s lacrosse action on Saturday. Gettysburg (5-1, 2-0 CC) was led by sophomore Lindsay Menton who netted a season-high three goals and four points. A season-high nine Bullets found the back of the net in all with sophomores Lindsey Robinson and Haley Stauch and freshmen Kelsey Markiewicz, Grace Ciolfi, and Bailey Beardsley each recording a pair of scores. Gettysburg out-shot the hosts 34-19 and forced the Mules into 29 turnovers. The two teams split 22 draw controls.


Haverford 8, McDaniel 7
HAVERFORD, Pa. – The Haverford College women’s lacrosse team fell behind visiting McDaniel College by three goals midway through the second half, but four unanswered goals to close out the game gave the Fords an 8-7 Centennial Conference victory Saturday afternoon at Swan Field. The teams exchanged goals to open the second half and then McDaniel's Mary Tokolish and Brittany Lines scored goals seven minutes apart for a 7-4 advantage with 12:20 left. Less than a minute after Lines’ goal, Josie Ferri found Kayleigh Herrick-Reynolds who cut the deficit to two. Ferri won the ensuing draw control and was awarded a free position attempt. Ferri connected for her 30th goal of the season to pull HC within one. The game went scoreless over the next seven minutes until Perrin Downing’s goal tied the score. Downing’s goal ended an impressive run of three straight man-down goals by the Fords. Haverford won the draw control after Downing’s goal and held possession until Alexa Pesce’s game-winner.


Swarthmore 19, Bryn Mawr 5
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - The Swarthmore College women's lacrosse team's high-flying offense was nearly unstoppable, as the Garnet (5-2, 1-1) scored 11 goals within the first 11 minutes of play to crush visiting Bryn Mawr 19-5 on Saturday afternoon from Clothier Field Stadium. Senior Emily Evans scored five goals, freshman Corinne Sommi netted foul goals while junior Marie Mutryn and sophomore Annalise Penikis each tallied three. Natalie Chrismer scored four times for the Owls.


Ursinus 8, Dickinson 7
CARLISLE, Pa. – Ursinus College junior midfielder Alyssa Thren's (Barto, Pa. / Upper Perkiomen) scored a free position goal with 1:30 left in the game as the Bears (4-4, 2-0 Centennial) defeated Dickinson (4-6, 1-1 Centennial) 8-7 on Saturday afternoon in women's lacrosse play. Thren's goal, her fifth of the game, came following a clear with 3:22 left in the game. Ursinus then got the ensuing draw control and Dickinson, despite causing two turnovers, could not get a shot off in the final 90 seconds of the game. Junior attack Emily Diehl (Lebanon, N.J. / Voorhees) finished the game for the Bears with two goals and an assist, with freshman midfielder Caroline Cannon (Garrison, N.Y. / James I. O'Neill) also throwing in a goal. Taryn Abbassian tallied three times for Dickinson.