Weekend Women's Lax Recap
Mary Tokolish, McDaniel
Saturday, March 10
McDaniel 18, Bryn Mawr 2
Ten different players scored for McDaniel, including five with multiple-goal days, in an 18-2 victory over Bryn Mawr in the Centennial Conference (CC) women's lacrosse opener for both teams on Saturday. Danielle Entrot (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) registered a career-high six points to lead the Green Terror (2-3, 1-0 CC), adding four goals and two assists. The freshman leads the team in scoring with 17 goals and 20 points. Natalie Chrismer and Zoe Fisher scored for the Owls (1-1, 0-1), who got nine saves from Kate Fleming in goal.
York 16, Dickinson 3
The York College women's lacrosse team turned in an outstanding defensive performance, holding host Dickinson to just three goals in a 16-3 win on Saturday afternoon. First-year Mollyann Pais (Bel Air, Md./John Carroll) controlled five ground balls and caused three turnovers to lead the Red Devils. Ali Dawson added three draw controls to her two goals while senior Taryn Abbassian (Vernon Hills, Ill./Vernon Hills) tallied an assist and controlled a pair of draws.
Cortland 15, Franklin & Marshall
Cortland State pumped in four unanswered goals in the opening 10 minutes of game, and finished the half with an 11-1 lead, en route to a 15-9 win over Franklin & Marshall Saturday. The No. 3 Red Dragons improved to 2-1 while No. 6 Diplomats received their first loss this season and dropped to 2-1. The Diplomats improved on their draws in the second half, winning 10, and finished with a 16-8 advantage. Cortland finished with leads in all other major categories with a 30-18 advantage on shots and 24-17 on ground balls.
St. Mary's 8, Haverford 5
Diana Perry registered the first three-goal game of her collegiate career on Saturday afternoon but it was not enough as the Haverford College women's lacrosse team came up short to St. Mary's College of Maryland, 8-5, in non-conference action at Seahawk Stadium. Perry's scoring output came on her team-high four shots.
Friday, March 9
Messiah 18, Ursinus 5
Nationally-ranked Messiah went on a 10-0 scoring run as the Falcons (4-0) handed Ursinus (2-1) an 18-5 loss on Friday in women's lacrosse play. Ursinus had forged an early 2-2 tie before the Falcons scored ten goals over a 11:19 span. Ursinus was led by two goals from senior attack Kim Peifer (Collegeville, Pa./Methacton), while senior midfielder Alyssa Thren (Barto, Pa./Upper Perkiomen) and junior defender Elizabeth Chatburn (Dresher, Pa./Upper Dublin) each had one.