February 28, 2009
Baer, McDonald lead McDaniel to season-opening win over Goucher
WESTMINSTER, Md. – Brittany Baer (Westminster,
Md./Westminster) tallied five goals and two assists while
Lindsey McDonald (Germantown, Md./Damascus) added
three goals and five assists to lead McDaniel to a 16-6 victory
over Goucher in the women’s lacrosse opener for both teams on
Colleen Cole led the Gophers (0-1) with a hat
trick of her own.
The Green Terror (1-0) ran off a string six straight goals to turn
a 2-1 advantage into an 8-1 lead with 13:48 to play in the opening
After Sarah Mintz (Medfield, Mass./Medfield)
finished a Baer feed 46 seconds into the game, Baer scored a goal
of her own 25 seconds later off a McDonald helper.
Cindy Villarreal made it a 2-1 game with 22:41
showing in the first half before Baer hit a free-position goal
nearly two minutes later to spark the 6-0 run.
Baer finished with three goals while McDonald had three assists
during the 9-minute, 57-second span.
Cole broke up the barrage with a solo run at the 11:26 mark before
Kelly Scheler (Forest Hill, Md./C. Milton Wright)
and Sandy Okun traded markers in the final 10:46
of the half to make it 9-3 at the break.
Mintz started the second half the same way she started the first
half, only this time it was off a McDonald assist 1:19 into the
Cole answered 1 minute, 15 seconds later before McDonald finished a
solo run to ignite another six-goal flurry to secure the
McDonald tallied all three of her goals during the stretch while
Baer had a goal and an assist.
Cole and Okun each tallied in the final 4:58 to set the final
Baer added five draw controls, three ground balls and two caused
turnovers to her seven-point day. As a team, McDaniel won 16 draw
controls to Goucher’s seven and finished with a 33-29 edge in
The Green Terror returns to action at Messiah on Wednesday. Game
time is 7 p.m.
Goucher: Colleen Cole 3, Sandy Okun 2, Cindy
McDaniel: Brittany Baer 5, Lindsey McDonald
3, Sarah Mintz 2, Stephanie Serbun 2, Kelly Scheler, Chelsea
Ferruzzi, Kristin Mele, Jennifer Stone.
McDaniel: McDonald 5, Baer 2, Mintz, Serbun,
Shots: G 29, M 33. Ground
Balls: G 29, M 29. Goalies: G (Brittany
Foster 60:00 – 11 saves, 16 GA); M (Leanne Hollinger 46:00
– 13 saves, 4 GA; Kristin Menzies 14:00 – 3 saves, 2
GA). Caused Turnovers: G 6, M 4.
Turnovers: G 12, M 21. Draw
Controls: G 7, M 16. Free Position: G 2
of 8, M 2 of 4.