Philadelphia Starts Fast, Routs Chestnut Hill

LAFAYETTE HILL, Pa. Philadelphia scored the first six goals its Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) match against Chestnut Hill at Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School Thursday afternoon on its way to a convincing 20-2 victory.

Freshman attack Liz Mower (Harleysville, Pa./Souderton Area) led the Philadelphia (2-2, 1-0 CACC) offense with five points (four goals, one assist). Sophomore attack Elizabeth Marrosu (Flemington, N.J./Flemington) scored four times, while sophomore midfielder Lauren Hartman (Sewell, N.J./Our Lady of Mercy) contributed two goals and two assists.

Junior midfielders Libby Nichols (Baltimore, Md./McDonogh) and Carli DiCioccio (Bordentown, N.J./Northern Burlington) and junior attack Emily Ray (Bedminster, N.J./Bernards) all added a pair of goals. Nichols led the Rams with four draw controls, three ground balls, and three caused turnovers.

Freshman midfielder Katelynn Parent (Millville, N.J./Millville), sophomore attack Allison Brian (Lancaster, Pa./Hempfield), and junior attack Rebecca Baker (Randolph, N.J./Randolph) also found the back of the net.

Erica Eaby scored in the first half for the Griffins (0-3, 0-1 CACC), while Brianne Timony had a second-half goal.

Freshman goalkeeper Felicia Branagan (Millville, N.J./Millville) made four saves in the opening 37:58 to earn her second win of the season. Sophomore Kristen Moran (Walden, N.Y./Valley Central) played the final 22:02 and made one save.

Jennifer Delahanty recorded eight saves in the Griffins' goal.

Philadelphia outshot Chestnut Hill, 34-15.

The Rams head to New York to take on eighth-ranked Dowling on Saturday, March 16 at 4:00 p.m.

2013-03-14



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