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GWYNEDD-MERCY TOPS CEDAR CREST IN LEAGUE PLAY
Gwynedd Valley, PA (April 7, 2008) – Sophomore Kelly Oakes posted a team-high four goals, but it would not be enough as the Cedar Crest College lacrosse team dropped a 19-6 decision to Gwynedd-Mercy College on Monday afternoon in Pennsylvania Athletic Conference action.
The Griffins took a quick 3-0 lead before Oakes notched a goal at 24:05 to cut the lead, 3-1. Gwynedd’s Bridget Gibson fired in a free position shot just one minute later before sophomore Brittany Symbol added a goal for the Falcons to put the score at 4-2 in favor of Gwynedd-Mercy.
Gwynedd posted two more goals before Oakes added another with 17:30 remaining in the first half to make it a 6-3 contest. Gwynedd-Mercy then went on an 8-0 run over the next 12 minutes of the game to take a 14-3 lead. Oakes and sophomore Amanda Dombroski posted back-to-back goals with just under five minutes remaining in the half. The Griffins would post one more goal with four seconds remaining to put the half time score at 15-5 in favor of Gwynedd.
Cedar Crest held the Griffins for the first 15 minutes of the second half before Kristie Pollock notched a goal. Oakes scored the Falcons last goal at the 13:40 mark before Gwynedd posted four more goals to close out the half.
The Griffins were led by Colleen Dellostretto who tallied a game-high five goals and posted one assist.
Cedar Crest falls to 1-9 (1-6 PAC) on the season, while Gwynedd improves to 6-4 (5-1 PAC).
The Falcons will travel to Bryn Mawr College on Thursday, April 10 at 4:30 p.m. in non-conference action.