Dominican Drops CACC Match to Chestnut Hill

Lafayette Hill, PA (3/26/11) -- Dominican College fell to host Chestnut Hill, 14-12, this afternoon in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) women's lacrosse action. With the loss Dominican falls to 2-2 on the season and 1-1 in conference play.

Sophomore attacker Brianna Blank (Point Pleasant, NJ) led the team with five goals and two assists on the day for a total of seven points. Senior Silje Karlsen (Vernon, NJ) tallied four goals in the loss.

Dominican opened up scoring in the first half as junior midfielder Aubree Williams (Great Meadows, NJ) netted her eighth goal of the season off an assist from Blank just 36 seconds into the contest. A CHC goal evened the score at 1-1, but DC went on a 3-0 spurt to take a 4-1 lead with 15:30 left to play in the half. Williams tallied her second goal of the game off a pass from Traci-Joan Muniz (Middlesex, NJ) and Blank and Karlsen followed with their first goals of the game.

A Griffin goal made the score 4-2 and Dominican went on a second 3-0 run with Blank, freshman Maggie Brocklebank (Long Branch, NJ) and Karlsen all scoring goals and assists going to Williams and Blank to give the Lady Chargers a 7-2 lead.

Leading 7-3, Dominican ended their scoring of the half with two goals off the sticks of Blank and Karlsen to go ahead 10-3 as Brocklebank assisted on Blank's goal and Karlsen converted a free position shot. Dominican went into halftime with a 10-4 advantage.

The second half saw the Griffins rally as they outscored the Lady Chargers 8-3 to force the overtime period. Dominican scored the first two goals of the second half as Karlsen scored her second free position shot and Blank scored her fourth goal of the game to go ahead 11-4.

A CHC goal cut the lead to 11-5, but Blank scored her fifth goal and what would be DC's last goal of the game with 14:54 left in the second half to increase the lead to 12-5. The Griffins went on to close out the remaining 14:54 of regulation with sevev consecutive goals to make the score 12-12. In overtime, CHC added two more goals to complete a 9-0 run and come away with the 14-12 victory.


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