Tigers' Offense Explodes for 22 Goals Versus Nyack

Philadelphia, Pa. - Holy Family scored a season-high 22 goals as the Tigers defeated visiting Nyack by the score of 22-1 in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) contest Saturday afternoon at Tiger Field.

Holy Family improves to 4-3 overall and 2-0 in conference play. The win also marked the Tigers' 12th straight victory over a conference opponent dating back to last season. Nyack is now 0-3 overall and 0-2 in the CACC.

Holy Family had six players score multiple goals in the victory, including senior Stephanie McNesby (Philadelphia, Pa./Archbishop Ryan) and freshman Nicole Braungart (Medford, N.J./Bishop Eustace) who each tallied a game-high four goals apiece. McNesby finished with six points after also dishing out two assists. She also led with seven draw controls.

Sophomores Christina Bonomo (Ephrata, Pa./Ephrata) and Brianna Lancetta (Marlton, N.J./Bishop Eustace) tallied hat tricks with three goals, while junior Brigit LaRose (Lumberton, N.J./Holy Cross) and freshman Paige Settar (Mullica Hill, N.J./Clearview Regional) each scored a pair of goals for the Tigers. Lancetta controlled six draws as Holy Family edged Nyack 18-7 in that category.

Senior Maria Mattiolli tallied three points after recording a pair of assists and scoring a goal of her own. She also led the team with three ground balls.

Nyack's lone goal was scored by freshman Lauren Lebo.

Holy Family controlled the game from beginning to end as the Tigers opened the game firing on offense scoring five goals in the first 3:42. Holy Family would go on to score 16 first half goals.

Nyack finally got on the board early in the second half after Holy Family took a 19-0 lead. Lebo's goal came at the 20:55 mark of the second half to halt the Tigers' scoring streak of 19 straight goals.

Holy Family outshot Nyack for the game, 32-8, and held a 16-9 advantage on ground balls.

Freshman Grace Deckert (Jarrettsville, Md./Fallston) made five saves in net for the Tigers after facing eight shots by the Warriors.

Holy Family is back in action on Tuesday, March 26 as the Tigers host cross-town rival Philadelphia University in a CACC contest. Game time is slated for 4:30 p.m.

2013-03-23



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