Kolln Scores Four as Swarthmore Defeats Cabrini

SWARTHMORE, Pa. - Swarthmore College (5-1) defeated Cabrini College (0-5) 17-9 on Thursday night in non-conference action.

Freshman Lizzie Kolln finished with four goals and one assist for the Garnet to led the offense and Annalise Penikis tallied three goals on the night. Sophomore Elyse Tierney, senior Nichole Vanchieri and junior Corinne Sommi each collected two goals in the winning effort.

Sophomore Melissa Scanzano scored a game-high five goals - including four in the second half - and finished with 10 of Cabrini's 20 shots on goal.

Junior Michelle Ammerman and freshman Connie Bowen split time between the pipes, combining for 11 saves - Ammerman collected seven in the first half.

For the Cavs, junior keeper Janel Folkmomer played a complete game making 10 saves in the effort.

Junior Emma Sipperly started the Garnet scoring with her first of the season at 29:10 to start a five-goal run for the home squad. Scanzano got the Cavaliers on board at 18:41, but Swarthmore responded with three more en route to a 9-2 advantage at halftime.

Down 14-3, the Cavs caught fire with four straight goals - including two from Scanzano - to put the Garnet in shock. The visitors did not back down the rest of the way, despite the goal deficit. Each team added two more goals to conclude the game at 17-9 in Swarthmore's favor.

Swarthmore finished with a 17-11 draw control advantage - including five apiece from Penikis and Tierney. The Cavs held a 18-15 edge in ground balls.

The Garnet enters its Centennial Conference schedule starting with Ursinus College on Saturday, March 23. First draw is set for 12:00 p.m.

2013-03-22



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