La Salle ties women's lacrosse mark

Posted: April 23, 2012

La Salle's women's lacrosse team tied the program record with its 10th win this season by beating St. Joseph's, 11-3, on Sunday in steady rain at McCarthy Stadium.

La Salle raised its record to 10-6 overall and 3-4 in the Atlantic Ten. The 2005 and 2010 teams also won 10 games.

Lauren McDermott (North Penn High School), Jackie Roebuck (Marple Newtown), Melanie Sarcinello (Marple Newtown), and Kelly Furman (Boyertown) each scored two goals.

Goalie Megan Corliss (Archbishop Carroll), who graduates as the all-time saves leader in program history, had 11 saves in goal.

Nora McGuire had two goals for St. Joseph's (5-10, 1-8).

Temple finished its season with a 13-7 loss to No. 16 Massachusetts at Ambler Field.

Jackie Mercer (Washington Township) scored twice for the Owls (9-8, 3-4 Atlantic Ten), who missed the conference tournament.

Three-time defending champion UMass (16-1, 7-0) will be the No. 1 seed in the A-10 tourney at Richmond. Duquesne (12-5, 5-2) is seeded second and the host Spiders (9-7, 5-2) are third. George Washington (10-6, 4-3) is seeded fourth.

Katelyn Haas (Lower Moreland) scored four goals to lead Penn State Abington (4-8) past NYIT (3-10) by a 9-5 score in Utica, N.Y.

Lindsey Kovar scored three goals to lead Drexel (11-5, 4-3 CAA) past Old Dominion, (4-13, 1-6) by a 10-4 score at Vidas Field. Alyse Maiden (Washington Township) and Charlotte Wood (Conestoga) each scored twice.

Drexel went 2-0 this weekend to secure a spot in the CAA tournament, scheduled at Towson next weekend.

SOFTBALL:Maddison Timoteo slugged a grand slam and Paige Collings added a three-run shot as Drexel dumped North Carolina Wilmington, 12-2, in a Colonial Athletic Association softball game at the Dragons' field.

Hillary Allen (Bordentown) won her 10th game of the season in a cold, steady rain, and with Drexel (20-22, 5-9) leading by 10 after 41/2 innings, the game was called because of the eight-run rule.

UNCW fell to 8-38, 3-12.

MEN'S TENNIS: Top-seeded Concordia defeated third- seeded Philadelphia, 5-1, in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference championship in Bronxville, N.Y.

Philadelphia's lone win came in No. 2 doubles as Kyle Burke and Ryan Christopher (Pottsgrove) defeated Concordia's Andreas Lindell and David Tisserand, 8-6.

Lindell and Tisserand had won 181 consecutive CACC matches, dating back to a loss to Chestnut Hill in April 2010.

Christopher and Burke made the all-tournament team, along with Yoann Pham of Chestnut Hill.

MEN'S GOLF: Penn won the Navy Spring Invitational at Naval Academy Golf Course in Annapolis, Md., finishing 4 shots ahead of George Washington in difficult conditions, including cold rain and a stiff wind.

The Quakers combined to shoot a 593 for the weekend, led by tournament medalist Max Marsisco, who carded a 143, after a final-round total of 70. Teammate Scott Williams also shot a 70.

La Salle sophomore Mike Johnson (Hatboro-Horsham) finished fifth overall in the field of 111 golfers with a 74-75-149.

Villanova was fifth in the field of 20 teams, combining to score 609.

 

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