Susquehanna Has Streak Snapped by No. 17 Catholic

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Susquehanna University's junior midfielder Sarah Wright (Princeton, N.J./Princeton HS) tallied a team-high two goals, but visiting Susquehanna had its eight-game win streak snapped by the Catholic University of America, 18–3, in a Landmark Conference women's lacrosse game at Cardinal Stadium on April 17.

Susquehanna (9–5, 2–1 Landmark) scored the first goal of the game just 5 minutes, 15 seconds into the contest, before Catholic (7–6, 3–0 Landmark) ran off 12-straight goals to put the game out of reach. SU tallied the final goal of the half with 15 seconds left to go before intermission. Wright netted the first and last goals for the Crusaders and also won a draw control.

Freshman midfielder Lindsey Derstine (Coopersburg, Pa./Southern Lehigh) recorded the other Susquehanna goal just before the half. Teammate and sophomore midfielder Marra Landino (Brownsville, Vt./Kimble Union Academy) picked up a team-high four groundballs.

SU's freshman defender Jennifer Nguyen (Norristown, Pa./Norristown Area) forced a team-high two turnovers and scooped up two groundballs, while freshman midfielder Emily Walsh (Ringwood, N.J./DePaul Catholic) won a draw control.

Freshman Emily Stankaitis (Honeoye Falls, N.Y./Honeoye Falls–Lima) played all 60 minutes in net and made eight saves in the loss. Next Game for Susquehanna: Saturday, April 24, vs. Goucher (Landmark Conference game), 3:00 p.m.

2010-04-17



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