Notre Dame Routs Cedar Crest to Snap Losing Streak

BALTIMORE, MD - College of Notre Dame snapped a four-game losing skid Saturday afternoon with a 16-5 rout of Cedar Crest in a Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) women's lacrosse matchup. The Gators improved to 2-4 overall and 1-1 in conference play with the win, while the Falcons dropped to 3-3 and 1-1, respectively.

The Gators started the contest on a 9-1 run over the opening 21:35 and never looked back. Senior Lauren Terry (Towson, MD/Catholic) and freshman sister Allison Terry (Towson, MD/Catholic) each tallied six goals and an assist to lead the Gators. Allison Terry added five caused turnovers and five ground balls, while Lauren Terry contributed two caused turnovers and three ground balls.

Senior Ashley Demski (Parkville, MD/Loch Raven) had two goals along with three assists while sophomore Ashley Cumberland (Baltimore/Kenwood) also added two scores with four draw controls and four ground balls. Freshman Molly Murray (Aberdeen, MD/Aberdeen) picked up a game-high six ground balls while adding an assist. Junior Ebony Rivers (Catonsville, MD/Catonsville) also had four draw controls and four ground balls in the victory.

Freshman goalie Emily Langton (Mays Landing, NJ/Holy Spirit) allowed a career-low five goals while making seven stops to her the win.

Cedar Crest was led by Kelly Oakes two goals, with Amanda Dombroski, Rachel Rush and Tara Fikes contributing a goal apiece. Devin Ursini stopped 13 shots in the losing effort.

Notre Dame dominated the team stats sheet, outshooting Cedar Crest by a 35-15 margin. The Gators held a 14-9 edge on draw controls, and committed just 13 turnovers to the Falcons 25. Notre Dame went 14 of 16 on its clear attempts while Cedar Crest was just 11 of 26 on clears.

The Gators will next travel to CSAC opponent Gwynedd-Mercy (3-2 overall, 2-0 CSAC) on Tuesday for a 7:00 p.m. contest.

2010-03-27



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