Scranton Run to 10th Victory at Misericordia

DALLAS, Pa.-Senior defender Katie Slade (Buckingham, Pa./Central Bucks East) and first-year players Mariah Guy (Ocean Township, N.J./Ocean Township) Christine Dredger (Glen Head, N.Y./Lady of Mercy Academy) scored three goals apiece to lead Scranton to a 20-6 victory over Misericordia Thursday afternoon.

The Royals also received two goals and four assists from sophomore midfielder Jilliana DePaolera (Kinnelon, N.J./Kinnelon), two goals and three assists from senior attacker Caroline Pryor (Robbinsville, N.J./Notre Dame), and two goals and two assists from first-year attacker Kerry Sullivan (Oceanport, N.J./Shore Regional) to improve to 10-4.

Junior midfielder Emily Foley (Hunlock Creek, Pa./Northwest Area) led the Cougars with two goals and junior midfielder Krista Shenk (Lancaster, Pa./Conestoga Valley) had a goal and an assist. Misericordia ends its season with a 3-13 record.

Dredger scored all three of her goals during a 12-minute span of the first half to help the Royals erase an early 2-0 deficit en route to a 13-4 lead by intermission.

Sophomore goalies Kathleen Smart (Hatboro, Pa./Archbishop Wood) and Adriana Daley (Clifton, N.J./Clifton) each played 30 minutes in goal for Scranton and combined to make three saves.

Today's win snapped a two-game losing streak for Scranton, which reached the 10-win plateau for the first time since 2006 and for the seventh time in the program's 12-year history.

The Royals will close out the regular-season this Saturday, April 30, against 10th-ranked Catholic University in Landmark Conference action in Washington, DC, beginning at 3:00 p.m.

2011-04-28



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