April 13, 2010

Women's Lacrosse defeats Swarthmore, 17-6

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – Ursinus scored the first nine goals of the game as the Bears (9-4, 4-2 Centennial) defeated Swarthmore (7-6, 1-5 Centennial) 17-6 on Tuesday night in women's lacrosse action.

Sophomore midfielder Emily Diehl (Lebanon, N.J./Voorhees) had a game-high five goals, including four in the first half as the Bears outshot the Garnet 25-10 on the night.

Junior midfielder Emily Hummel (Lumberton, N.J./Moorestown Friends), sophomore midfielder Kim Peifer (Collegeville, Pa./Methacton) each had three goals, while freshman attack Meghan Morley (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) and junior attack Lindsey Urban (Doylestown, Pa./C.B. East) had two goals each for Ursinus.

Junior midfielder Allison Furman (Gilbertsville, Pa./Boyertown) had two assists in the win.

Defensively, junior midfielder Hannah Kuranz (Dallas, Texas/Sanford) had five draw controls, while senior defender Cindy Taylor (Schwenksville, Pa./Boyertown) had three groundballs.

In goal, senior Alex McBride (Sewell, N.J./Washington Township) had three saves in the first half, while junior goalkeeper Emma Bacharach (Lancaster, Pa./J.P. McCaskey) played the second half.