(4/29) Lycoming 18 Wilkes 6
The Wilkes University women’s lacrosse team closed out their 2006 campaign with an 18-6 Middle Atlantic Conference loss at Lycoming College on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Colonels end the season with an overall record of 4-10 and a 1-9 mark in the conference. Lycoming improved to 12-3 overall and 8-2 in conference play.
Lycoming jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the opening 4:45 of the contest thanks to two goals by Sarah Wingerden and a goal apiece from Kelli Morsey, Megan Wallenhorst and Kelly Mack.
Wilkes got on the board when Stacy Fimmano scored unassisted at the 19:51 mark to make it 5-1. But the Warriors responded with four straight goals, including two by Wallenhorst, to extend their advantage to 9-1.
After Fimmano tallied her second score of the day unassisted for the Lady Colonels, Wingerden countered for Lycoming with an unassisted tally to give her team a 10-2 lead at halftime.
Catherine Simone opened the second half scoring for Wilkes with a goal to cut the deficit to 10-3. Lycoming’s Erin Dillon and Wilkes’ Jennifer Compton traded goals later in the stanza to make it an 11-4 game.
The Warriors would embark on another 4-0 spurt to take a 15-4 lead with just 13:03 remaining. Wallenhorst scored twice during the run, while Morsey and Mack each added a goal apiece.
Simone scored for Wilkes at the 12:14 mark to make it 15-5. But goals by Wingerden, Morsey and Crystal Cody upped the Lycoming edge to 18-5. Shannon Chlebus closed out the scoring for Wilkes with an unassisted goal.
Wallenhorst and Wingerden each scored five times to lead the Lycoming attack. Mack and Morsey added three goals each. Heather Suit had a game-high seven assists, while Wingerden chipped in with three helpers.
Fimmano had two goals and one assist for Wilkes. Simone also had a pair of goals, while Compton and Chlebus scored once each.
Lycoming used three goalkeepers, Kristina Peacock, Reagan Beauchamp and Ashley Meyer. The trio combined to make eight saves. Wilkes goalie Cassie Malone was credited with 11 saves in net.
(4/27) Wilkes 17 Cedar Crest 1
Wilkes University used a balanced offensive attack to post a 17-1 non-conference women’s lacrosse win over Cedar Crest College in their home finale on Thursday afternoon at Ralston Field. The Lady Colonels improved to 4-9 overall with the win, while the Falcons saw their record fall to 1-14.
Seven different Wilkes players scored goals in the opening half to lift Wilkes to a 13-0 lead at intermission. Shannon Chlebus began the scoring just 29 seconds into the game when she tallied a goal off an assist from Catherine Simone. Simone followed with an unassisted goal to make it 2-0. Jennifer Compton scored off a Simone assist, and then assisted on a Chlebus goal to up the lead to 4-0 just 4:59 into the game.
Stacy Fimmano scored consecutive unassisted goals to extend the Lady Colonels advantage to 6-0. Simone then scored off a Compton assist to make it 7-0. Catherine Dzubaty would assist on goals by Chlebus and Fimmano as the Wilkes lead grew to 9-0 at the 20:38 mark.
Simone and Lyndsay Asinelli followed with unassisted tallies to push the lead to 11-0. Monica Gehret would score off an assist from Simone and Pam Carey knocked home an unassisted goal to give Wilkes a 13-0 lead at halftime.
Asinelli and Compton both struck net off Fimmano assists in the first 6:35 of the second stanza to lift the Wilkes lead to 15-0.
Brianna Adam got Cedar Crest on the board at 42:18 when she scored off an assist from Gwen Mayhew. Fimmano would follow by taking a pass from Compton and scoring to make it 16-1. Chlebus capped the scoring with a goal off a free position attempt to push the final score to 17-1.
Wilkes held a commanding 34-7 advantage in shots, while also holding a 16-4 edge in draw controls.
Fimmano had four goals and two assists and Chlebus added four tallies to lead the Lady Colonels. Simone chipped in with three goals and three assists, while Compton had two goals and three helpers.
Cassie Malone earned the win in goal for Wilkes by stopping four shots. Cedar Crest goalkeeper Keri McDevitt ended the afternoon with 11 stops.
(4/25) Elizabethtown 14 Wilkes 4
Elizabethtown College jumped out to a four goal halftime lead and never looked back in posting a 14-4 Middle Atlantic Conference women’s lacrosse win over Wilkes University on Tuesday afternoon at Ralston Field. The victory improves the Blue Jays to 5-10 overall and 4-5 in the conference. Wilkes sees their records fall to 3-9 overall and 1-8 in MAC play.
Elizabethtown got on the board first when Katie Foley struck net off an assist from Danielle Grooms to make it 1-0. Lyndsay Asinelli answered back for Wilkes with an unassisted tally to tie the contest at 1-1 just 5:03 into the game.
Grooms scored off an assist from Katie DiRico, and DiRico followed with two straight unassisted goals to give the Blue Jays a 4-1 lead at the 24:12 mark. Catherine Simone cut the lead to 4-2 for Wilkes when she scored off a Stacy Fimmano assist. However, unassisted goals by Bri Duvall and Grooms before the end of the half game Elizabethtown a 6-2 lead at intermission.
Simone would score twice for Wilkes and Elizabethtown got goals by DiRico and Duvall to push the score to 8-4 at the 38:13 mark of the second stanza. But, the Blue Jays would score the final six goals of the contest to pull away.
DiRico started the string of tallies with a goal off an assist from Danielle Schaffer. Sarah Gilson scored unassisted to up the Elizabethtown lead to 10-4. DiRico would assist on back-to-back goals by Katie Foley that gave the Blue Jays a 12-4 lead with 8:47 left. Michelle Collier scored unassisted at 54:47 and DiRico scored the game’s final goal at 58:51 off an assist from Lyndsey Reeve to close out the scoring.
DiRico finished the day with five goals and three assists for Elizabethtown, who out-shot Wilkes by a 34-12 count. Foley chipped in with three goals, while Grooms had two goals and one assist. Duvall also had two goals for the Blue Jays.
Simone was the leading scorer for Wilkes with three goals. Asinelli had one tally, while Fimmano had the lone assist for the Lady Colonels.
Elizabethtown goalkeeper Jenn Hawkins picked up the win in net by stopping six shots. Cassie Malone finished with 10 saves in goal for Wilkes.
(4/23) Wilmington 18 Wilkes 17
Amanda Beasley scored with 1:34 remaining to snap a tie game and lift Wilmington College to an 18-17 non-conference women’s lacrosse win over Wilkes University on Sunday afternoon. The win improves the Wildcats to 8-4 overall, while the Lady Colonels see their record fall to 3-8.
After Wilmington jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the opening 2:23 of the first half, Wilkes responded by going on a 6-1 run to assume a 6-4 advantage. Catherine Simone had three goals, Stacy Fimmano had two and Jennifer Compton added one tally.
Wilmington would close the half on a 6-2 spurt of their own to head into halftime with a 10-8 lead. Christina Knight had three goals during the outburst, while Colby Bugda scored twice.
The Wildcats opened the second half by scoring five of the first seven goals to forge in front 15-10 with 21:09 left in the contest. However, Wilkes would respond with seven of the next nine tallies to tie the contest.
Fimmano and Compton scored to close the gap to 15-12. Bugda would knock home a shot for Wilmington to make it 16-12 game with 14:09 left.
Lyndsay Asinelli, Fimmano and Shannon Chlebus followed with goals that cut the deficit to 16-15 with 5:56 remaining. A goal by Simone with 5:21 left tied the contest at 16-16. After Bugda put Wilmington back on top with a goal at the 3:41 mark, Simone once again evened the count at 17-17 with a goal with 2:53 left. Wilmington would get the game-winning goal with just 1:34 left when Amanda Beasley scored unassisted.
Bugda and Katelyn Gibas had four goals each to lead the Wilmington attack. The Wildcats also got three goals from Knight and two goals apiece from Kelly Wojciechowski and Amy Waggoner.
Simone led Wilkes with seven goals and one assist. Fimmano chipped in with four goals and two assists. Chlebus, Compton and Asinelli finished with two goals each.
Wilmington goalkeeper Catie Smith earned the win in net by stopping 16 shots. Wilkes goalie Cassie Malone was credited with 18 saves.
(4/22) Wilkes 14 Moravian 5
Wilkes University picked up its first Middle Atlantic Conference victory of the season with a 14-5 win over Moravian College on Saturday afternoon at Ralston Field. With the win the Lady Colonels improve to 3-7 overall and 1-7 in conference play. The Greyhounds see their records fall to 1-12 overall and 0-8 in the MAC.
Wilkes scored the first four goals of the contest to take a lead they would never relinquish. Shannon Chlebus scored off an assist from Stacy Fimmano to get the scoring started. Fimmano then scored consecutive goals, the second coming off a Jennifer Compton assist, to extend the lead to 3-0. Fimmano would then feed Chlebus for another tally that made it 4-0 just 6:33 into the opening half.
Lindsey Lustrino would score for Moravian at 6:51 to cut the lead to 4-1. After Compton scored for Wilkes, Lustrino hit net once again for the Greyhounds to make it a 5-2 game. Fimmano knocked home a shot off a Compton assist, and Lustrino tallied her third goal to up the score to 6-3 at the 19:15 mark.
Wilkes would score the final two goals of the first half to take an 8-3 lead into intermission. Compton got an unassisted tally and Chlebus scored off a Fimmano assist for the Lady Colonels. They also added the first two goals of the second half to extend their lead to 10-3. Lyndsay Asinelli scored off a Chlebus helper and Fimmano scored on a free position shot.
Jess Cordani tallied an unassisted goal at 44:55 to pull Moravian within 10-4. But, Catherine Simone scored off a Compton assist, Fimmano tallied a goal off an assist from Asinelli and Simone fed Chlebus for a goal to lift Wilkes to a 13-4 advantage with 6:52 left.
Rachel Feinstein would score the final Moravian goal at the 55:14 mark, while Chlebus scored the final goal for Wilkes at the 56:38 mark off an assist from Compton.
Wilkes held a 29-20 advantage in shots, while also gaining a slim 18-16 edge in ground balls.
Fimmano had five goals and three assists and Chlebus added five goals and one assist to lead Wilkes offensively. The Lady Colonels also received two goals and four assists from Compton and one goal and one assist apiece from Asinelli and Simone.
Lustrino’s three goals were tops for Moravian. They also upped her career mark for goals to 99.
Wilkes goalkeeper Cassie Malone earned the win in net by stopping 13 shots. Moravian goalie Laura Schantz was credited with 11 saves.
(4/20) King's 17 Wilkes 10
The King's College women's lacrosse team strung together seven straight goals to break open a close game early in the second half as the Lady Monarchs posted a 17-10 victory over visiting Wilkes University Thursday at Betzler Fields.
With the win King's improved to 7-4 overall and 3-4 in conference play. Wilkes, meanwhile, slipped to 2-7 overall and 0-7 in the MAC.
Wilkes would push across the game's first goal just 1:41 into the contest. King's responded with a five goal spurt, fueled by two scores from Keri Niedt and one goal each from Lindsay Sabo, Grace King and Sara Alesso as the Lady Monarchs took a 5-1 lead with 19:08 remaining in the opening half.
The Lady Colonels countered with goals from Shannon Chlebus, Catherine Simone, and Lyndsay Asinelli to cut the gap to 5-4 with 10:20 left in the half. King's would extend the lead to 7-4 with 6:57 remaining on goals by Sabo and King. Chlebus would bring Wilkes to within 7-5 on a goal with 4:58 on the clock, but King's quickly answered when Jenifer Marrosu struck net just 18 seconds later to give King's an 8-5 lead. Chlebus would then register her fourth goal of the opening half with 1:23 remaining to bring the Lady Colonels to within 8-6 at the break.
Wilkes would continue to chip away when Asinelli scored just 1:26 into the second half to cut the King's lead to 8-7. The Lady Monarchs again answered when Melissa Gates broke free for a goal 1:57 later. But Wilkes would come right back on a Jennifer Compton score just 17 seconds later as Wilkes cut the deficit to 9-8.
After a King's timeout, the Lady Monarchs exploded for six goals over a span of 7:05 as Sabo netted two scores while Niedt, Gates, and Karen Harp added one each as the King's lead grew to 15-8 with 15:10 remaining in the contest. Simone would put an end to the King's surge with a goal at the 14:00 mark, but Alesso would register her second goal for King's with 14:21 left to give the lady Monarchs a 16-9 lead with 10:21 on the clock.
After Compton scored again for Wilkes with 9:12 left, King's would run out much of the clock before Harp pushed across the game's final goal with 0:29 left.
King's outshot Wilkes 41-23 and held a 25-20 advantage in ground balls.
Sabo led King's with four goals and one assist while Niedt added three goals and an assist. King also netted three goals for the Lady Monarchs while gates, harp, and Alesso score twice each.
Chlebus score four times for Wilkes while Compton, Asinelli, and Simone posted two goals each.
King's goalie Heather Kelly allowed eight goals and made 10 saves. Chrissy Keenan yielded two scores. Wilkes keeper Cassie Malone posted 13 stops.
(4/11) Scranton 16 Wilkes 5
The University of Scranton scored ten unanswered goals in the first half on their way to a 16-5 Middle Atlantic Conference women’s lacrosse win over Wilkes University on Tuesday afternoon at Ralston Field. The win improves the Lady Royals to 7-3 overall and 4-3 in the conference. Wilkes slips to 2-6 overall and 0-6 in conference action.
Wilkes took a 1-0 lead when Shannon Chlebus scored off an assist from Stacy Fimmano just 1:54 into the opening half. However, Scranton would score the final ten goals of the half to take a 10-1 lead at intermission.
A goal by Kerri Kornobis and consecutive tallies by Madelyn Sminkey provided the Lady Royals with a 3-1 advantage. Jackie Messantonio and Kate Hale each added a pair of goal during the run, while Diana Rockein, Erin Quinn and Kathleen Davidson scored once apiece.
Wilkes cut the lead to 10-2 in the opening minute of the second half on a goal by Monica Gehret. Sminkey answered with two straight goals and Quinn added another to extend the Scranton lead to 13-2.
A goal by the Lady Colonels Catherine Simone off an assist from Chlebus began a string of three consecutive Wilkes tallies. Jennifer Compton scored off an assist from Fimmano, while Gehret added another tally to help cut the lead to 13-5 at the 54:03 mark.
Scranton would close the game with three straight goals to extend the gap. Davidson, Meghan O’Rourke and Jacqueline Rohrer hit the net for the Lady Royals.
Courtney Enman played the first 30 minutes in goal for Scranton and had seven saves, while Kristina Goetz played the entire second stanza and came up with five stops. Wilkes goalkeeper Lili Dibai was credited with eight saves.
Sminkey finished with four goals to lead Scranton offensively. Messantonio, Davidson and Quinn had two goals and one assist each. Hale finished with two tallies and Rohrer had one goal and two assists.
Gehret had two goals to pace Wilkes in scoring. Chlebus added a goal and an assist, while Fimmano had two assists.
(4/9) FDU-Florham 18 Wilkes 6
FDU-Florham broke open a close game late in the first half to notch an 18-6 Middle Atlantic Conference women’s lacrosse win over Wilkes University on Sunday afternoon. The win improves the Devils to 8-3 overall and 2-3 in the conference, while the Lady Colonels slip to 2-5 overall and 0-5 in conference play with the loss.
Catherine Simone scored twice in the opening 8:30 to off-set goals by FDU-Florham’s Caroline Garguilo and Laura Gambardello to make it 2-2. Lyndsay Asinelli would follow with a goal for Wilkes to give the Lady Colonels a 3-2 lead at the 12:49 mark.
Goals by Gambardello, Allison Bradley and Jessica Spier would provide FDU-Florham with a 5-3 lead at 21:05. However, Wilkes would close to within 5-4 on a goal by Jennifer Compton at 21:20.
The Devils would score the final four goals of the first half to take a 9-4 lead at intermission. Gambardello, Garguilo, Bradley and Erika Sensbach tallied for FDU-Florham prior to the end of the stanza.
FDU-Florham would come out in the second half and score the first seven goals to take control for good. Lindsey Specht led the charge for the Devils with four tallies. Amanda Wayne scored twice during the spurt, while Garguilo had one goal. Specht’s final goal gave FDU-Florham a 16-4 lead at the 17:42 mark of the second stanza.
Specht had four goals and one assist and Gambardello added four goals to lead the Devils. They also received three goals from Garguilo and two goals and three assists from Wayne.
Wilkes was led by Simone’s three goals and one assist. Compton, Asinelli and Stacy Fimmano had one goal apiece.
Jennifer Kessler picked up the victory in goal for FDU-Florham by stopping 10 shots. Cassie Malone played the opening 26:40 in net for Wilkes and had six saves. Lili Dibai played the final 33:20 and finished with three saves.
(4/1) Messiah 21 Wilkes 3
Messiah College remained unbeaten in Middle Atlantic Conference women’s lacrosse play with a 21-3 win over visiting Wilkes University on Saturday afternoon. The win improves the Falcons to 5-4 overall and 4-0 in the conference, while the Lady Colonels fall to 2-4 overall and 0-4 in conference play.
Shannan Finch led the way for Messiah with four goals and three assists. Megan Duke and Amber Whalen chipped in with three goals apiece. Megan Campbell added two goals and four assists and Abby Boyd had two goals and one assist.
Lyndsay Asinelli had one goal and one assist to lead Wilkes offensively. Shannon Chlebus and Stacy Fimmano chipped in with a goal apiece, while Jennifer Compton and Catherine Simone each had an assist.
Messiah goalkeeper Janelle Groff stopped two shots to earn the win in goal. Cassie Malone got the start in goal for Wilkes and came up with 16 saves. Lili Dibai played the final 12:34 in net for the Lady Colonels and made one stop.
(3/30) Wilkes 16 Centenary 5
Freshman Catherine Simone scored six goals and handed out a pair of assists to lead Wilkes University to a 16-5 non-conference women’s lacrosse win over Centenary College on Thursday afternoon at Ralston Field. The win improves the Lady Colonels to 2-3 overall, while the Cyclones see their record slip to 1-7.
Susquehanna University used a balanced offensive attack to notch a 19-7 Middle Atlantic Conference women’s lacrosse win over Wilkes University on Tuesday afternoon at Ralston Field. The win improves the Crusaders to 4-3 overall and 3-0 in the conference, while the Lady Colonels fall to 1-3 overall and 0-3 in conference play.
Widener University jumped out to a 12-2 lead at halftime and never looked back in posting a 17-5 Middle Atlantic Conference women’s lacrosse win over Wilkes University on Saturday afternoon. The win improves the Pioneers to 2-4 overall and 1-1 in the conference, while the Lady Colonels fall to 1-2 overall and 0-2 in conference action.
Drew University scored seven straight goals to fight back from a one-goal second half deficit and notch a 16-10 Middle Atlantic Conference win over Wilkes University in the conference opener for both teams on Thursday afternoon at Ralston Field. The Rangers improve to 2-4 overall with the victory, while the Lady Colonels see their record move to 1-1.
The Wilkes University women’s lacrosse team opened their 2006 season on Tuesday afternoon with a 17-5 non-conference victory over College Misericordia at Ralston Field. The loss drops the Cougars to 1-4 overall.