Shippensburg downs No. 2 W. Chester
Roundup: Ferraro scores four goals for UMass-Lowell
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. -- Shippensburg downed No. 2 West Chester 2-0 on the road Saturday afternoon behind seven saves from junior keeper Ciarra Delost and first-half goals by senior Kristina Taylor and sophomore Bre White.
Just under eight minutes into the contest, Taylor got Shippensburg (10-2, 4-0 PSAC West) on the board off of an assist by sophomore Katie Shoop. White added the second goal of the day 12 minutes later, assisted again from Shoop. Taylor and White have scored Shippensburg’s last six goals.
Delost was solid in the cage, making seven saves off of 10 shots by the Golden Rams (8-2, 3-1 PSAC East). West Chester led Shippensburg in penalty corners, 10-6, but the Raiders finished with a 13-10 advantage in shots.
No. 1 Bloomsburg 5, No. 5 Indiana (Pa.) 1
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. -- Lindsay Danz scored two goals to lead Bloosmburg to a 5-1 win against Indiana (Pa.) on Saturday .
In the early going, both teams had scoring chances with the Huskies getting two penalty corners and the Crimson Hawks three in the game's first 27 minutes. Bloomsburg finally broke through in the 28th minute when Amber Aulenbach scored off a redirect from Jaclyn Beasley, putting the Huskies up 1-0. The Crimson Hawks tied up the score just three minutes later when Jillian Duld scored off an assist from Shannon Sullivan. This was the first goal the Huskies have allowed after carrying a five-game shutout streak. The Huskies added to their lead with less than five minutes left in the first half when Brittany Mathews hit the back of the cage, putting them up 2-1 to end the half.
In the second half Cassie DiSabatino would push in another goal for the Huskies after getting an assist from Amanda Riley at the 44:46 mark. Lindsay Danz added to the Huskies lead after scoring off a cross from Alexis Weber in the 53rd minute, giving the Huskies a 4-1 advantage against the Crimson Hawks. Bloomsburg closed out IUP with Danz scoring for her second goal of the game off an assist from Aulenbach.
No. 4 UMass-Lowell 9, Southern Connecticut 1
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- UMass Lowell scored six second half goals in a 9-1 rout at Southern Connecticut St. Sophomore Ali Ferraro scored a career-high four times in the victory.
Saturday marked the third time in the last four matches that the River Hawks have score nine or more goals. UMass Lowell improved to 10-1 overall and 4-0 in Northeast-10 play, keeping intact its 10-game winning streak. The Owls continue to slide, dropping to 3-8 on the year and 0-3 in conference action.
The River Hawks jumped on the board early in the contest, scoring at 3:40 into play. Rachel McCarthy set up Emily Painten for the tally to take a 1-0 lead.
Southern Connecticut St. leveled the game two minutes later, scoring on a penalty corner at 5:50. Aleida Mapes delivered the ball to Erica Fisher for the Owl's lone goal.
Game information and photos compiled from athletic department websites.