March 7, 2012

Drexel Shuts Out Mount Saint Mary's, 15-0

from press release

PHILADELPHIA – The Drexel women's lacrosse dominated in the 15-0 win over Mount Saint Mary's at Vidas Field on Wednesday. This marks the least goals allowed since the Dragons defeated Rutgers on April 11, 1992. Drexel outshot the Mountaineers 28-7 and had eight different players score for the Dragons. The win moved the Drexel women's lacrosse team to 4-2 overall, while Mount Saint Mary's fell to 0-4 on the season.

Mount Saint Mary's won the opening draw control, but quickly turned the ball over allowing Drexel to set up Charlotte Wood for a goal with just under two minutes into the first half, 1-0. The Mountaineers won 7 draw controls to Drexel's five in the first, but wasn't enough to slow down the Dragons. Drexel scored 10 goals in the first half and maintained the lead until the game-clock expired.

Senior attacker Jaclyn Klunder tied her season-high with three goals, while teammate Charlotte Wood also led the team with three goals against Mount Saint Mary's. Sophomore Kelly Palace set a new season-best with two goals, while Alissa Watts also scored a pair of goals and tied her season-high. Senior Sam Berger scored her first goal of the 2012 season. Drexel's Lindsey Kovar and Ali Allen also put points on the board.

Defensively, Emily Kane led the team with three caused turnovers tying her season-high, while Kristin Kopenhaver had a career high in caused turnovers against the Mountaineers. Amanda Norcini improved her season-best with five draw control wins.

Drexel's goalkeepers split time in the cage. Sophomore Amanda Santandrea earned the shutout and made two stops, while freshman Teresha Bradley had four saves in the second half to preserve the perfect 15-0 game. Mount Saint Mary's Brigid McTavish had five saves on the day.

The Dragons visit La Salle on Saturday, March 10 at 1:00 p.m. Drexel is 1-0 on the road.


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