WLax wins home opener, 14-11 over Drew

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – Ursinus College junior attack Lindsay Urban (Doylestown, Pa./C.B. East) had four goals, with senior midfielder Elizabeth Cannon (Garrison, N.Y./James I. O’Neil) added in three as the Bears (1-1) won their home opener with a 14-11 triumph over Drew (1-1) Saturday afternoon in women’s lacrosse play.

Sophomore midfielder Emily Diehl (Lebanon, N.J./Voorhees) had two goals and two assists in the win.

For Drew, sophomore attack Aileen Musynske had four goals, while junior attack Stacie Brown had three.

Ursinus outscored Drew 5-1 to start the second half, after leaving 7-5 at intermission. Ursinus took its biggest lead of the game to date at 12-6 with 11:41 left on a goal by Diehl. Ursinus would take a seven goal lead at 14-7 with 7:46 as Urban scored on an assist from Cannon.

Drew made a late run, scoring four goals in the final 5:58, but could not close the gap.

Senior goalkeeper Alex McBride (Sewell, N.J./Washington Township) had 12 saves in the win. Drew junior goalkeeper Rachel Hanley had seven.

Defensively, junior midfielder Allison Furman (Glibertsville, Pa./Boyertown) had five groundballs and three caused turnovers for Ursinus. Urban finished with three draw controls.

Ursinus will host Eastern on Wednesday.