February 24, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Upended by Saint Leo
SALISBURY, NC -- Stephanie Marran (Patchogue, NY) had three goals and a pair of assists to help lead Saint Leo to a 19-2 win over host Catawba in women’s lacrosse action on Friday night at Shuford Stadium. It was a contest between two first-year programs with the Lions improving to 1-2 and the Catawba Indians falling to 0-3.
Marran also picked up six ground balls, won six draw controls and caused four turnovers in the win. Callie Porcher (Oviedo, FL) led Saint Leo with four goals. Alix Murray (Orlando, FL) and Christina Minneci (Manalapan, NJ) each scored three goals.
The Lions scored the first seven goals to take a big lead midway through the first half. Murray had three of the early goals with Minneci scoring twice. Ebony Mills (Harrison, ME/Oxford Hills HS/Mount Ida) got Catawba on the board at the 9:29 mark of the half and Ana Cooke (Fairfax, VA/Paul VI Catholic HS) picked up a goal with 6:05 to go in the half to make the score 8-2.
Saint Leo would lead 10-2 at the break and outscored Catawba 9-0 in the final 30 minutes. The Saints held a 32-10 edge in shots and had a 31-16 advantage in ground balls.
Brittany Millsap (St. Louis, MO) went most of the game in goal for Saint Leo and made six saves. Nicole Sirota-Plotnikov (Valrico, FL) had one save over the final 15 minutes. Haley Register (Simpsonville, SC/Mauldin HS) posted seven saves for Catawba with Brandi Cockerham (Mocksville, NC/Davie Co. HS) stopping one shot over the final 23 minutes.
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