Lady Cavs stay perfect in CSAC

By Brian Loschiavo
April 2, 2009

The Cabrini women’s lacrosse team is off to a convincing start as they stay unbeaten in the Colonial States Athletic Conference.

The Cavs took on Marywood University on Wednesday, March 25, at the Edith Robb Dixon Field.

The women topped Marywood 19-8 led by senior attack Amanda Alexandrowicz with five points on four goals and one assist.

“Considering we have played back to back games coming into this contest I am very pleased with the results,” Head Coach Jackie Neary said.

To start off the game, Marywood went ahead 1-0 in the second minute of play.

Just one minute later, Cabrini’s junior attack Lynda Kaufmann scored off an assist by sophomore Kristen Vernon and never looked back.

Vernon ended the day with three points on three goals.

Alexandrowicz was followed by the scoring of sophomore attack Jamie O’Hanlon, with four points on three goals and one assist. Junior attack Danielle Rothermel posted three points on three goals.

“Everyone has been working hard and we need to stay focused to continue this winning streak,” special education major O’Hanlon said.

Less than a minute after Kaufmann’s net, freshman attack Jacqueline McDermott scored her first goal followed by another from midfieldere Vernon, two from junior mid Kellie Levy and three from Alexandrowicz.

Levy and McDermott both found the net twice, senior defender Christina Romano and junior attack Erin Nollen both tallied one a piece.

Nollen went into this contest coming off a season-high of four goals, and one assist against Scranton while tallying five points.

The Cavs lead 11-3 at the half taking an impressive 34 shots on goal.

“The hard work and conditioning in the beginning of the season has really paid off now that we are in the thick of the season,” Neary said.

Ten minutes into the second half the women went ahead and stretched the lead to 12 with a goal from O’Hanlon, Nollen, Alexandrowicz and two from Rothermel.

McDermott notched her second goal with just minutes to spare until the final horn.

With the loss Marywood falls to 2-5 on the season and 0-1 in the CSAC, while the Cavs improve to an overall record of 4-2 and 3-0 in the conference.

The Pacers were lead by freshman attack Taylor McKeown

Lady Cavs stay perfect in CSAC

who tallied three points on three goals.

“When we play together we are unstoppable, no one can take us down,” senior education major, Christina Romano said.

Senior defender Chrissy Regan the senior defender tallied a team and game high four ground balls for the Cavs, while Kauffman came away with a team-high four draw controls.

Junior net-minder Kate Schmid totaled 47 minutes between the pipes with three saved shots and only four scores allowed.

“At this point things are going well. We are really excited to get further into the season where we hope to come up big,” Neary said.

The lady Cavs have outscored their opponents 58-17 in CSAC play.

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