Trio Combines for 13 Goals as Shepherd Routs Erskine

DUE WEST, S.C. Sophomore attack Hanna Wharton (Ijamsville, MD/Urbana) scored five goals, while sophomore attack Christina Ferrara (California, MD/Leonardtown and freshman attack Georgia Karr (Eldersburg, MD/Liberty) each tallied four to lead Shepherd to a 24-10 win over Erskine in action at Erskine on Thursday.

Junior midfielder Nicole Ruane (Sykesville, MD/Century) added three goals and a game-high four assists and junior midfielder Krista Tippett (Leonardtown, MD/Leonardtown) contributed three goals and an assist.

Sophomore midfielder Jenny Cavey (Sykesville, MD/Westminster) had a pair of goals, while freshmen Alyx Albano (Wayne, NJ/ Wayne Hills) and Maddie O'Leary (Salisbury, MD/James M. Bennett) each had one.

The Rams also got two assists from freshman attack Hayley Roper (California, MD/Leonardtown) and one apiece from Karr and Albano.

Samantha Burns had a game-high six goals to lead Erskine.

Freshman netminder Lily Schmulowitz (Baltimore, MD/Catonsville) recorded seven saves for the Rams, while Kaitlyn Overley had 11 saves for Erskine.

Shepherd had a 40-22 advantage in shots with a 24-18 edge in ground balls. Erskine had a 21-15 advantage in draw controls.

The Rams improve to 7-0 on the season, while Erskine falls to 1-6. The Rams return to action on Saturday when they host Kutztown for a 1:00 p.m. contest.

2012-03-15



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