Warriors Fall to Mustangs in Season Finale

OWINGS MILLS, Md. Senior Amber Graybill (Pasadena, Md./Northeast) led Lycoming with two goals and an assist during Saturday, April 26's Commonwealth Conference finale, but Stevenson used an 11-goal first half to post a 19-5 win at Mustang Stadium.

The Warriors finished the 2014 campaign with a 5-11 overall record and a 1-6 mark in the Commonwealth Conference while Stevenson clinched the top spot in the Commonwealth Conference Tournament with an 11-5 overall mark and a 6-1 league record.

The Warriors had five players finish the season with 25 or more points, as junior Kari Rybak (Boothwyn, Pa./Chichester) posted an assist to reach 25 points, senior Maureen Heagy (Drexel Hill, Pa./Upper Darby) notched a goal to finish with 33 points (28 goals, five assists) and Graybill finished with 45 points (25 goals, 20 assists) thanks to the three-point game. Junior Casey Maguire (Egg Harbor Township, N.J./Egg Harbor Township) led the team with 56 points and sophomore Savannah Fox (Port Deposit, Md./Perryville) finished with 42 (34 goals, eight assists).

Heagy got the Warriors on the board first 2:18 into the first half, scoring on a free-position shot, but Stevenson responded with the next seven goals before Graybill scored with 18:07 left. Still, Stevenson was able to take an 11-3 lead into the second half.

The Mustangs scored the first three goals of the second half to take a 14-3 lead before Graybill and senior Sarah Quigley (New City, N.Y./Clarkstown South) scored back-to-back goals to make it, 14-5. Stevenson closed the game with five goals to round out the scoring.

Quigley finished with a goal and three ground balls and both juniors Alysha Conley (Camden, Del./Caesar Rodney) and Erin Cieniewicz (Shillington, Pa./Governor Mifflin) each posted three draw controls.

Stevenson's Marissa Meiklejohn led the team with seven goals and an assist and Leah Warner added three goals and five assists. Kathryn Merrick notched four goals and an assist and Tori Wagner added two goals and an assist. Amanda LeGar notched eight draw controls and Merrick posted seven. Jordan Porretto led the team with three ground balls.

In net, freshman goalkeeper Nicole Gerling (Millstone Township, N.J./Allentown) (5-10) stopped 13 shots, finishing her freshman year with 152 saves, the 11th-most in school history. Leanne Bittner earned the win for the Mustangs, as she allowed three goals in the first half.


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