Lady Warrior lacrosse rally halted by McDaniel

Lycoming College

Lycoming College

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Despite a late surge, the Lycoming College women’s lacrosse team was unable to halt the Green Terror of McDaniel College, falling by a narrow margin of 12-11 on Tuesday, March 17. A late free-position shot by Crystal Cody got the Warriors to within one, but they were unable to complete the rally.With the loss, Lycoming is now 2-3 overall while McDaniel improves to 4-3.

An early four goal streak by the Terror got them to 4-2 before Bri Robertson was able to connect on a pass from Sammi Jo Bell to close to 4-3. Another two goals by McDaniel put the score at 6-3. A foul on the crease allowed Justine Titko to take a free-position shot with 5:14 remaining in the first half, cutting the Green Terror 6-4. Grace Garguilo scored the final goal of the half with 32 seconds to send the Warriors into halftime down 8-5.

Both teams traded goals throughout the second 30 minutes, with neither team scoring more than two times in a row. Several small runs by Lycoming kept them in the game. Another goal by Cody with 21:47 remaining got the Warriors to within three, 9-6. Robertson and Baker were both able to capitalize on shots at 17:15 and 15:52, with Robertson’s goal assisted by Kelli Morsey and Baker had help from Robertson. Baker and Titko scored back-to-back goals with 5:50 remaining, cutting the Terror lead to 11-10. McDaniel’s Chelsea Feruzzi connected on an unassisted goal with the clock at 4:23 to go up 12-10 before Cody took her free-position shot with 2:30 left.

Cody was able to find the net on three of her six total shots and earned one draw control. Robertson and Bell both had three controls apiece while Grace Garguilo had two caused turnovers late in the game. As a team, Lycoming caused nine turnovers and the two squads tied in draw controls with 12, but Lycoming’s came late in the match, allowing them to close the gap. In net, Brittany Bryan had a nine save afternoon.

The Lady Warrior will be back in action on Thursday, March 19 when they travel to Selinsgrove, Pa. to face Susquehanna University in a night game, set to start at 7 p.m.

McDaniel College vs Lycoming College (Mar 17, 2009 at Williamsport, Pa.)

McDaniel College (4-3) vs. Lycoming College (2-3)
Date: Mar 17, 2009 Location: Williamsport, Pa. Stadium: Shangraw Complex
Start time:4:00 pm
End time:5:44
Total time:1h44m
McDaniel College…. 8 4 – 12
Lycoming College…. 5 6 – 11

McDaniel College SCORING: GOALS: Chelsea Ferruzzi 5; Brittany Baer 2;
Kelly Scheler 2; Lindsey McDonald 1; Stephanie Sudbrook 1; Erinn
Hopkins 1.
ASSISTS: Lindsey McDonald 3; Brittany Baer 1; Jennifer Stone 1.

Lycoming College SCORING: GOALS: Crystal Cody 3; Bri Robertson 2;
Justine Titko 2; Amanda Baker 2; Kelli Morsey 1; Grace Garguilo 1.
ASSISTS: Sammi Jo Bell 1; Kelli Morsey 1; Bri Robertson 1.

McDaniel College GROUND BALLS: Leanne Hollinger 2; Brittany Baer 1;
Lindsey McDonald 1; Erin McDonnell 1; Jennifer Stone 1; Stephanie
Sudbrook 1.

Lycoming College GROUND BALLS: Bri Robertson 3; Brittany Bryan 1; Alex
DeWitt 1; Danielle Garguilo 1; Grace Garguilo 1; Sammi Jo Bell 1;
Kelli Morsey 1; Morgan Reale 1; Ashley Steele 1; Justine Titko 1.

McDaniel College TURNOVERS CAUSED: Brittany Baer 2; Emma Ardolino 1;
Erinn Hopkins 1.
Lycoming College TURNOVERS CAUSED: Grace Garguilo 2; Bri Robertson 2;
Alex DeWitt 1; Danielle Garguilo 1; Sammi Jo Bell 1; Ashley Steele 1;
Justine Titko 1.

SHOTS – McDaniel College 28; Lycoming College 29.
SHOTS ON GOAL – McDaniel College 21; Lycoming College 23.

PENALTIES – McDaniel College 1/3:00; Lycoming College 0/0:00.
MAN-UP OPPORTUNITIES – McDaniel College 2-0; Lycoming College 0-1.

TURNOVERS – McDaniel College 20; Lycoming College 17.

CLEARS – McDaniel College 13-19; Lycoming College 13-20.

GOALIES – MCD-W: Leanne Hollinger (60:00 minutes, 23 shots-12 save

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