April 17, 2013

Diplomats Win Sixth Straight

LANCASTER, Pa. -- Caroline Krohn scored four goals and added two assists and Emily Everdell tallied four goals to lead No. 7 Franklin & Marshall to an 18-6 victory over Ursinus in Centennial Conference (CC) women's lacrosse action Wednesday evening.  F&M improved to 11-2, 6-0 CC while the Bears dropped to 4-9, 1-5 CC.

Mary Mitchell scored once and handed out three assists; Casey Madden, Maggie Mae Shields and Brittney Jorgenson each netted two goals while Lauren Selawski and Ali Kelly added a goal each for the Diplomats. 

Everdell found the net 37 seconds into the game with Ursinus answering a little over a minute later to tie the game at 1-1. It was all F&M after that as the Diplomats went on a 6-0 run to go up 7-1 midway through the first. Krohn scored three of her goals in the run with Jorgenson, Madden and Shields adding the other three scores. 

The Bears slipped one through at 13:53 to temporarily stop the run, but F&M finished off the half with five straight and took a 12-2 lead into the break. 

Krohn got things started in the second with a goal at 26:21 before Kitty Dawson gave the Bears their third goal of the evening. Mitchell found Jorgenson at 22:12 and Ursinus scored two straight before the Diplomats rattled off four of their own to go up 18-5 with 7:50 left to play. Amber Moyer added the final goal for Ursinus at 3:09. 

Jen Noon had four ground balls and Shields caused three turnovers to pace the F&M defense. 

Kelsey Hoffman had three saves in 37 minutes of work and went to 10-3, Kaitlin Hardt had two stops in relief and Riley Pembroke took loss for the Bears. 

The Diplomats outshot Ursinus 24-13, caused 20 turnovers and went 15-for-17 on clears. 

F&M returns to action on Saturday when the Diplomats travel to Haverford for a 1:00 p.m. contest. 

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