Dominican Starts Strong, Downs Post for CACC Win

Orangeburg, NY (4/19/11) -- Dominican netted 10 goals in the first half to lead them to a 16-8 CACC victory over the visiting Eagles of Post this afternoon in a game played at the DC Lacrosse Field. With the victory Dominican improves to 7-6 overall and 6-4 in conference play.

Senior midfielder Silje Karlsen (Vernon, NJ) led the Lady Chargers with four goals, while teammate Sarah Kiernan (Saugerties, NY) added three goals in the win.

Junior Aubree Williams (Great Meadows, NJ), who netted her 100th career goal yesterday, led Dominican with six points on the day, tallying two goals and four assists.

Goalie Amanda Caprio (Point Pleasant, NJ) made 11 saves on the day.

Post jumped out to an early 3-0 lead with 26:29 to play in the first half, but Kiernan netted DC's first goal of the game with 26:09 on the clock to make the score, 3-1. A Post goal regained a three goal lead, but Dominican netted back-to-back unassisted goals by Williams and Karlsen to cut the deficit to 4-3.

After another Eagle goal, Williams netted her 21st goal of the season off a free position shot to once again bring the Lady Chargers within a goal, 5-4. Trailing 6-4, Dominican went on another 2-0 spurt with goals from Blank and Kiernan with Williams getting an assist on Blank's goal to tie the contest at 6-6.

A Post goal with 10:09 to play put them ahead 7-6, but Dominican ended the first half with four consecutive goals off the sticks of Blank, who netted three of them and Kiernan to head into the break with 10-7 advantage.

Dominican continued on their run with the first five goals of the second half to complete a 9-0 run to go up 15-7. Karlsen got things going just 53 seconds into the second half and freshman Maggie Brocklebank (Long Branch, NJ) scored her 20th goal of the season off the pass from Williams.

An own goal with 14:21 to play made the score 13-7 and Brockelbank and Michelle Fiorvanti (Commack, NY) netted back-to-back goals for a 15-7 lead with 2:32 to go in the game.

Post netted their first goal of the second half with 2:03 to go and freshman Myrell Redmond (Baltimore, MD) scored the final goal of the game with a minute and a half remaining for the final 16-8 Lady Charger victory.


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