Women's Lacrosse defeats Scranton, 12-11

Women's Lacrosse defeats Scranton, 12-11

SCRANTON, Pa. – Ursinus freshman midfielder Jayme Verman scored four goals and had four assists, while freshman attack Emma Ebert added three goals as the Bears (7-4) defeated The University of Scranton (2-7) 12-11 on Tuesday night in non-conference play.

Scranton made a late rally, but, sophomore goalkeeper Margaret Philbin made a save with 2:07 left that held the lead for the Bears.

Senior attack Amber Moyer had two goals on the night for Ursinus, with freshman defender Lisa Grous scooping up four ground balls.

Ebert scored two of her three goals in the first half, both of them coming back-to-back with the last one coming on a free position shot with 12:17 left for a 4-1 lead. Scranton would score two straight to get within one, before a goal from sophomore midfielder Mary Deliberti with 6:30 on a free position shot gave Ursinus a 5-3 lead.

Leading 7-6 at intermission, Ursinus and the Royals traded goals, before Ursinus went on a four goal run capped by a Verman goal with 13:44 left for an 11-7 lead. Scranton would answer with two more goals, before a goal from Moyer on a Verman assist with 9:39 left gave Ursinus a 12-9 lead. That would turn out to be the game-winning goal for the Bears.

Philbin made 14 saves for Ursinus, who hosts Gettysburg on Saturday.