Lycoming Falls on the Road at Widener

CHESTER, Pa. Junior Maureen Heagy (Drexel Hill, Pa./Upper Darby) led Lycoming with two goals and two assists, but a 12-goal first half by Widener was able to lift it to a 19-9 Commonwealth Conference win at Edith R. Dixon Field on Saturday, April 13.

The Pride (4-8 overall, 1-3 Commonwealth) scored the first two goals of the game before sophomore Kari Rybak (Boothwyn, Pa./Chichester) found the back of the net with 17:26 left in the first. However, the Pride closed the half on a 10-3 run to take a 12-4 lead into the break.

In the second half, the Warriors stayed within 10 goals for most of the period, cutting the lead to eight three times, but a late run of three Widener goals gave it a 19-8 lead before junior Amber Graybill (Pasadena, Md./Northeast) scored with 11 seconds left to round out the scoring.

Senior Brooke Strausser (Myerstown, Pa./Conrad Weiser finished with two goals and four draw controls to go with Heagy's two goals and two assists to lead a group of seven players that scored. Senior Lindsay Schilling (Woodbine, Md./South Carroll) led the defense with four caused turnovers and two ground balls and freshman Elizabeth Seitzinger (Schnecksville, Pa./Parkland) added a goal and seven draw controls.

Julia Costello led the Pride with five goals and two assists and Pinky Schneider added four goals. Mackenzie Lindquist posted three goals, six ground balls, six caused turnovers and five draw controls. Laura Kalbach also added three goals and an assist and Amy Albano notched two goals and three assists. Caitlyn Mullner also added a goal and three assists.

In net, Megan Dunn earned the win for the Pride with eight saves and senior Lauren Reitnouer (New Holland, Pa./Garden Spot) posted five stops for the Warriors.

The Warriors get back on the field on Wednesday, April 17, when they face Commonwealth Conference foe Elizabethtown at 4:00 p.m. at the Shangraw Athletic Complex.


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