March 20, 2012

Diplomat Comeback Foils Falcons

Erin Dunne, Franklin & Marshall

Franklin & Marshall 15, Messiah 14 (2OT)
No. 8 Franklin & Marshall used a 7-1 run to end regulation and three key goals from Erin Dunne to defeat No. 12 Messiah, 15-14, in two overtimes Tuesday afternoon in non-conference women's lacrosse action.  Two of Dunne's goals sent the game into extra play and the third won the game for the Diplomats in the second overtime.  The Diplomats (5-1) trailed most the contest and found themselves in an 11-5 hole with 13:53 remaining in regulation, before outscoring the Falcons 7-1 in a 13-minute span to tie the game at 12.

Arcadia 15, Bryn Mawr 7
Sophomore Kathleen Magner netted a game-high five goals but it wasn't enough as the Owls fell to host Arcadia University, 15-7, in non-league action Tuesday afternoon. In addition to Magner's five goals, she won six draws and caused one turnover. Senior goalie Kate Flaming scooped up a team-best eight ground balls while turning away 11 shots.

New Jersey 13, Ursinus 2
Ursinus hung around with fourth-ranked TCNJ on Tuesday night, before the Lions (6-1) scored 11 straight goals on their way to a 13-2 win over Ursinus (4-2) in women's lacrosse play. Ursinus got goals from senior midfielder Alyssa Thren (Barto, Pa./Upper Perkiomen) and sophomore midfielder Nicole Kovacs (Sewell, N.J./Washington Township), with Kovacs coming on a free position shot 6:34 left in the game.