Women’s Lacrosse beats Swarthmore College for 5th Straight Win

By Jason Williams
April 8, 2014

With a dominating first half, the Cabrini Women’s lacrosse team took down Swarthmore College 17-9 at Edith Robb Dixon Field on Thursday, March 27th 2014. With the win the Cavaliers improve to 5-2 on the season.

Freshman Sasha Wozniak led the cavs scoring five goals, while juniors Lacie Doubet and Melissa Scanzano both netted four goals. Also helping the cavs in the dominating effort Senior Bree Thompson tallying two goals and two assist.

Swarthmore came out the gates with an early score with 26:22 left in the first half, it did not take long for the cavs to regain the game’s momentum. Melissa Scanzano opened the scoring flood gates for the cavaliers scoring on an unassisted goal with 25:40 left. Moments later Doubet scored a goal to give the Cavaliers the lead.

Blue and White scored seven unanswered goals behind the play of Scanzano, Doubet, Woznaik and Thompson. To extend there lead at half to 8-1.

At the start of the second half the cavaliers extended there lead adding two more goals by senior Sarah Means and Doubet this pushed the cavaliers to a 10-1 lead, which gave the cavaliers a 10 unanswered goal run. After a quick score by Swarthmore to break the run, freshman Jessica Breuning scored seconds later, to give Cabrini an 11-2 lead.

With a five unanswered goal run Swarthmore cut the Cavaliers advantage to 11-7 with 12:20 left to play. Blue and White regained the game’s momentum, with a Wozniak goal with 10:44 left to play, the goal sparked a quick Cabrini four goal run.

Thompson grabbed a career high 10 ground balls in the win. Scanzano nabbed six ground balls while Wozniak controlled five draws.

Senior goalie Janel Folkomer earned the win after tallying eight saves and forcing three turnovers.

Cabrini will have a few days off before getting back into action, against CSAC rival Cedar Crest College (0-4, 0-0 CSAC). The Cavaliers will travel to Allentown, Pa., to face Cedar Crest, game time is set for 4:00 p.m.


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