Cabrini Rallies from Five Down to Edge Marywood

RADNOR, Pa Cabrini overcame a five-goal deficit in the second half en route to a 15-14 victory versus CSAC foe Marywood on Saturday afternoon at Edith Robb Dixon Field. Senior attack Jamie O'Hanlon (Springfield, Pa./Springfield Delco HS) netted seven goals in the come-from-behind win, including three straight late in the second half that pulled the Cavaliers even.

O'Hanlon finished with seven points on the seven goals, attempting only 11 shots. Over the last four games, she has totaled 29 points with 23 goals and six assists. O'Hanlon notched her 200th career point on April 7 against the University of Scranton.

Senior attack Gabrielle Gorbey (Ridley Park, Pa./Ridley HS) posted four points, pairing two goals with two assists. Junior attack Jacky McDermott (Secane, Pa./Ridley HS) netted two scores, including the eventual game-winning tally at the 5:20 mark of the second half.

The Cavaliers trailed 9-8 at the intermission and stared at a 13-8 deficit with 26:31 remaining. The Pacers scored seven unanswered goals to close the first half and open the second.

However, freshman defender Ali May's (Chester Springs, Pa./Downingtown East HS) free position goal at the 23:01 mark sparked the Cabrini rally and pulled the Blue & White within 13-9. Less than three minutes following, McDermott netted her first goal of the contest, cutting the Cavaliers' deficit to 13-10.

After junior attack Taylor McKeown supplied Marywood (8-3, 3-1 CSAC) with a 14-11 advantage with 14:02 remaining, O'Hanlon ran off three straight goals to the tie the game with 8:39 remaining. McDermott handed Cabrini a lead it would never relinquish at the 5:20 mark.

The Cavaliers killed the final five minutes with ball possession in their offensive end. Cabrini twice turned it over down the stretch, but did not pay for the damages.

Senior midfielder Dolores Weathers (Media, Pa./Penncrest HS) led the Blue & White in the hustle department, scooping a team-high six groundballs. Freshman goalkeeper Janel Folkomer (Springfield, Pa./Springfield Delco HS) turned away 12 shots for the win.

Freshman midfielder Kimberly Commisso notched five points with three goals and two assists for the Pacers in loss. McKeown netted four scores.

Freshman goalkeeper Megan Planz posted 14 saves.

Cabrini (3-7, 3-1 CSAC) continues its CSAC regular season schedule on Wednesday, April 13 at Rosemont College. Game time against the Ravens is set for 4:00 p.m.

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Radnor, PA Marywood's Taylor McKeown scored the 200th goal of her collegiate career, but two-time defending CSAC champion Cabrini edged the Pacers 15-14 on Saturday afternoon. The Cavaliers improve to 3-7 on the season and 3-1 in conference play with the win. Marywood, who had their program-record winning streak snapped at seven, falls to 8-3 on the spring and 3-1 in the CSAC.

Cabrini took the lead early on a goal by Courtney Davis just under two minutes into Saturday's contest before Kathy DiGiacomo equalized off a Meg Barbarino assist. Kimberly Commisso put Marywood ahead by scoring after taking a pass from Diana D'Achille at the 24:09 mark, but the Cavaliers would score the next four goals to hold a 5-2 lead with 18:52 remaining in the opening half. Commisso converted a free-position opportunity to get one back for the visitors, but Cabrini's Gabrielle Gorbey restored the host's three-goal advantage with a free-position goal of her own.

The Pacers outscored Cabrini 6-2 to close the half and hold a 9-8 lead at the intermission. McKeown and D'Achille both netted two goals apiece during the run while DiGiacomo and Sarah Caughy also found net during the run.

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2011-04-09



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