April 6, 2010

Women's Lacrosse outlasts Rowan, 13-6

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – Ursinus scored the first three goals of the game and never looked back as the Bears defeated Rowan 13-6 in a non-conference women’s lacrosse matchup on a hot Tuesday afternoon.

Ursinus (7-3) got three goals from junior attack Lindsay Urban (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks East) had a game-best three goals, while freshman attack Meghan Morley (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) and junior midfielder Allison Furman (Gilbertsville, Pa./Boyertown) had two goals each in the win.

Sophomore midfielder Kim Peifer (Collegeville, Pa./Methacton) and senior attack Amy Sezack (Mount Laurel, N.J./Lenape) each had assists for Ursinus.

Defensively, senior goalkeeper Alex McBride (Sewell, N.J./Washington Township) had five ground balls and five saves in the win.

Ursinus took the lead 24 seconds in as Furman scored on an assist by Sezack for the 1-0 lead. The lead grew to 2-0 at the 25 minute mark as sophomore midfielder Emily Diehl (Lebanon, N.J./Voorhees) scored on a Peifer assist.

Urban scored her first goal of the game at 23:42 for a 3-0 lead.

Rowan (4-4) got as close as two goals twice during the game but could not get any close.

Leading 6-2 at halftime, Ursinus saw the Profs make a short run as Alli Dickey and Tori Hart scored goals at 26:42 and 22:33. But, Ursinus scored the next six to put the game away.

Ursinus heads to Bryn Mawr on Thursday.