McDaniel closes season on high note

Stephanie Serbun © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Stephanie Serbun © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Green Terror downs Bryn Mawr 20-5 in finale

BRYN MAWR, Pa. – Stephanie Serbun (Abington, Pa./Abington) scored three goals and added an assist to lead McDaniel to a 20-5 victory over Bryn Mawr in Centennial Conference (CC) women's lacrosse action on Saturday.

The Green Terror (10-6, 4-5 CC) received goals from 12 different players to close out the season with a victory.

Miranda Gordon-Zigel scored two of the five goals for the Owls (1-14, 0-9 CC), who were outshot 42-14 in the game.

Brittany Baer (Manchester, Md./Westminster) and Kelly Scheler (Forest Hill, Md./C. Milton Wright) staked McDaniel to a 2-0 lead in the game's first 3:24 before Paige Messersmith (Phoenix, Md./Dulaney) stretched the lead to 3-0 off the second of four Sarah Mintz (Medfield, Mass./Medfield) assists 4:23 later.

After Gordon-Zigel trimmed the deficit to 3-1 just 31 seconds later, Scheler finished a solo run to spark a 7-0 run that pushed the lead to 10-1 with 8:05 to play in the opening half.

Serbun had two goals during the stretch.

Hannah Lehman momentarily halted the stretch with 6:55 to play in the first stanza but another 6-0 stretch that spanned both halves pushed the lead to 16-2 with 16:05 to play.

Lisa Jurd (Columbia, Md./Hammond) scored twice in a 2-minute, 52-second span that stretched a 12-2 halftime advantage to 14-2 with 8:09 elapsed in the second half.

Two Kaitlin Mahoney (Port Jefferson Station, N.Y./Comsewogue) tallied in a 1-minute, 26-second span gave the visitors a 20-4 lead before Gabby Maraggell found the back of the net with 33 ticks left for the final score.

Score by Period                                    1            2            -            F
McDaniel (10-6, 4-5 CC)                        12            8            -            20
Bryn Mawr (1-14, 0-9 CC)                        2            3            -            5

Stephanie Serbun 3, Lisa Jurd 3, Brittany Baer 2, Kelly Scheler 2, Kaitlin Mahoney 2, Chelsea Watkins 2, Sarah Mintz, Brittany Lines, Paige Messersmith,Jacqui Williar, Lauren Vilkas, Ellen Nicely.
Bryn Mawr: Miranda Gordon-Zigel 2, Gabby Marangell, Hannah Lehman, Lindsey Darvin.

Mintz 4, Baer, Lines, Messersmith, Serbun, Vilkas, Williar, Emma Ardolino 1.
Bryn Mawr: Gordon-Zigel, Marangell, Mae Carlson.

Shots: M 42, B 14. Ground Balls: M 19, B 7. Goalies: M (Leanne Hollinger – 1 save, 1 GA, 21:55; Katherine Herzong – 4 saves, 4 GA, 38:05), B (Grace King – 12 saves, 20 GA). Caused Turnovers: M 10, B 1. Turnovers: M 8, B 20. Draw Controls: M 16, B 11. Free Position: M 3 of 6, B 1 of 1.