Susquehanna Drops Decision to York

SELINSGROVE, Pa. - Susquehanna University's sophomore attack Ally Bauer (Kinnelon, N.J./Kinnelon) scored a team-high two goals, but Susquehanna lost a non-conference women's lacrosse game, 9–4, to visiting York College of Pennsylvania at Sassafras Fields on March 16.

Both teams collected 17 ground balls, but York (4–3 overall) fired 29 shots, compared to 17 for SU (1–4 overall).

The Crusaders' freshman Emily Stankaitis (Honeoye Falls, N.Y./Honeoye Falls–Lima) suffered the loss in goal despite making a game-high 14 saves in all 60 minutes. Stankaitis had four ground balls as well and tied for the game-high with two caused turnovers. Teammate and freshman defender Ainsley Rossitto (Rocky Hill, Conn./Kingswood-Oxford) caused two turnovers as well.

Sophomore attack Erin Dyer (West Caldwell, N.J./James Caldwell) and freshman midfielder Lindsey Derstine (Coopersburg, Pa./Southern Lehigh) accounted for the other Susquehanna goals. Junior midfielder Sarah Wright (Princeton, N.J./Princeton HS) assisted on Derstine's goal, and junior attack Kirsten Detwiler (Montchanin, Del./Wilmington Friends) registered the team's other assist by helping on Bauer's second goal. Wright also led the team and tied for the game-high with three draw controls.

SU's sophomore defender Brittany McCann (Glenolden, Pa./Interboro) led all players with six ground balls.

The Crusaders held their only lead of the game at 2–1 after Derstine's goal with 20 minutes, 3 seconds left in the first half, but the Spartans scored the next six goals, including the last four of the first half, to pull away.

Next Game for Susquehanna: Thursday, March 18, at Lycoming (non-conference game), 4:00 p.m.

2010-03-16



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