March 17, 2009
Ferruzzi keys first half that leads McDaniel to 12-11 win at Lycoming
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Chelsea Ferruzzi (Jenkintown,
Pa./Jenkintown) recorded four of her game-high five goals
in the first half to stake McDaniel to an 8-5 halftime advantage
over Lycoming en route to a 12-11 non-conference women’s
lacrosse victory on Tuesday.
Lindsey McDonald (Germantown, Md./Damascus) added
four points on a goal and three assists for the Green Terror (4-2),
who also got two goals and an assist from Brittany Baer
Crystal Cody led the Warriors (2-3) with three
goals of her own.
Trailing 2-0 after just 3 minutes, 39 seconds had elapsed, McDonald
converted a free-position shot with 25:47 remaining in the first
half to pull the hosts within one.
A Ferruzzi natural hat trick over a 6-minute, 6-second span gave
McDaniel a 4-2 advantage with 16:08 showing. Baer and McDonald each
had an assist in the stretch.
Nearly five minutes later, Bri Robertson halted
the four-goal spurt before Ferruzzi and Kelly Scheler
(Forest Park, Md./C. Milton Wright) went back-to-back to
push the Green Terror lead to three with 5:53 to play in the
Justine Titko pulled the hosts within 6-4 but Baer
and Scheler stretched the lead to four before Grace
Garguilo closed the deficit to 8-5 at the
Trailing 10-6 with 18:26 to play in the contest, Robertson
converted a Kelli Morsey feed and Amanda
Baker finished a Robertson helper to slice the deficit in
half just 2:38 later.
Erinn Hopkins (Monrovia, Md./Urbana) finished a
solo run at the 12:08 mark before Amanda Baker and
Titko made it a one-goal game with fewer than six minutes to
Ferruzzi capped her five-goal day 1:27 later before Cody completed
her hat trick and set the final margin with 2:30 on the
Leanne Hollinger (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill)
made 12 saves in goal for the Green Terror, who improved to 3-1 in
one-goal games only six games into the year.
McDaniel opens the Centennial Conference schedule at home against
Ursinus on Saturday. Game time is 12 p.m.
McDaniel: Chelsea Ferruzzi 5, Brittany Baer
2, Kelly Scheler 2, Lindsey McDonald, Stephanie Sudbrook, Erinn
Lycoming: Crystal Cody 3, Bri Robertson 2,
Justine Titko 2, Amanda Baker 2, Kelli Morsey, Grace Garuilo.
McDaniel: McDonald 3, Baer, Jennifer
Lycoming: Morrison, Robertson, Sammi Jo
Shots: M 28, L 29. Ground
Balls: M 7, L 12. Goalies: M (Leanne
Hollinger 60:00 – 12 saves, 11 GA), L (Brittany Bryan 60:00
– 9 saves, 12 GA). Caused Turnovers: M 4, L
9. Turnovers: M 20, L 17. Draw
Controls: M 13, L 12. Free Position: M 3
of 5, L 4 of 9.