Diplomats Defense Stifles Bears

Diplomats Defense Stifles Bears

Box Score 

LANCASTER, Pa. – No. 4 Franklin & Marshall downed Ursinus 13-2 in Centennial Conference (CC) women's lacrosse action Saturday afternoon. The Diplomats improved to 10-3, 5-0 CC, while the Bears fell to 2-10, 1-4 CC.

F&M's defense was on point the entire game, limiting the Bears to just one goal per half and only allowed 11 shots on the day. The Diplomats led 11-1 heading into the break and tacked on two more in the second for the win.

Ally Marino had two caused turnovers and Maggie Hanzsche, Anya Chopoorian, Morgan Fitton-Zellers, and Emily Kitchin all ended with a turnover each.

Megan Jackson scored four goals to pace the offense and Maisie O'Shea along with Tabitha Rodriguez each ended with a pair. Nancy Taylor, Caroline Kolva, Juliann Lisovicz all struck once. Jane Cote and Ally Marino both had a goal and two assists each.

Emily Kitchin improved to 4-0 with six stops in the cage.

F&M led in shots 43-11, ground balls 23-15 and went 19-for-21 in clear attempts.

The Diplomats return to action on Wednesday at McDaniel for a 7:00 p.m. game.