College of Notre Dame Shuts out Rosemont

BALTIMORE, MD - College of Notre Dame lacrosse earned its first shutout win since the 2007 season with a 17-0 rout over Colonial States Athletic Conference opponent Rosemont Thursday afternoon. The Gators improved to 3-6 overall and 2-3 in CSAC play with the win, while the Ravens dropped to 0-8 and 0-4, respectively.

The Gators were led by senior Lauren Terry's (Towson, MD/Catholic) six goals and one assist in the game. Terry scored five of her six goals in the first half, as Notre Dame jumped out to a 12-0 halftime lead and never looked back. In addition to her seven point effort, Lauren Terry had a game-high seven ground balls, four caused turnovers and three draw controls.

Freshman Allison Terry (Towson, MD/Catholic) also added three goals, three draw controls and three ground balls while senior Ashley Demski (Parkville, MD/Loch Raven) added two more scores, an assist, six ground balls and a caused turnover. Also reaching the stat sheet with a goal, two assists and a game-high four draw controls was sophomore Ashley Cumberland (Baltimore/Kenwood). Freshman Kelsey Kempf (Huntingtown, MD/Huntingtown) added a goal with two caused turnovers and two draw controls, and teammate Katlyn Higgins (Baltimore/Landsdowne) added a goal as well. Freshman Molly Murray (Aberdeen, MD/Aberdeen) scored a free position goal.

Two Gators also got their first goals of the 2010 season to round out the scoring. Junior Jill Lieberman (Ellicott City, MD/Centennial) and freshman Tess Maseda (Dayton, MD) each tallied a goal in the second half to help lead Notre Dame to victory.

Freshman goalie Emily Langton (Mays Landing, NJ/Holy Spirit) made six saves to earn her first career shutout in goal.

The Gators had not shutout an opponent since April 2, 2007 when they defeated Trinity (DC) at home by a 16-0 score.

Notre Dame currently sits all alone in fifth place in the CSAC standings with a 2-3 record. The top six teams in the CSAC earn a postseason tournament berth. Notre Dame has three conference games remaining, and will next host CSAC opponent Marywood (7-3 overall, 3-1 CSAC) on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

2010-04-08



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