Duquesne Jumps to 8-1 Lead and Runs by La Salle

PITTSBURGH - Duquesne raced out to an 8-1 lead and held on, as La Salle dropped a 20-6 decision against the Dukes on Friday afternoon in Pittsburgh.

Melanie Sarcinello (Newtown Square, Pa./Marple Newtown) and Caitlyn Brostrand (Runnemede, N.J./Camden Catholic) scored two goals each for the Explorers (9-6, 1-5 Atlantic 10). Lauren Ignacio (Highland, Md./Reservoir) and Alanna Diffendal (Ellicott City, Md./Marriott Ridge) added one goal each.

Duquesne's Meredith Dunn led all scorers with five goals and one assist, and a trio of Dukes added three goals each.

Brostrand opened the game's scoring 1:39 into the contest, her team-leading 42nd goal of the season.

The Dukes (10-5, 5-1 Atlantic 10) responded with eight straight goals in the next 12 minutes of play.


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