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March 7, 2010
Tar Heels Dominate Second Half, Down No. 3 Penn, 11-6
Becky Lynch had three goals and an assist and Laura Zimmerman had a goal and two assists as the fourth-ranked University of North Carolina women's lacrosse team beat third-ranked Pennsylvania, 11-6 on Saturday afternoon at Fetzer Field. The Tar Heels dominated the second half, outscoring the Quakers 5-1 and outshooting them 15-3 after halftime.
In addition to the output of Lynch and Zimmerman, Carolina got two goals apiece from Emily Garrity and Corey Donohoe, a goal and an assist from Megan Bosica, Jenn Russell and Kristen Taylor.
Penn got two goals from Erin Brenan, two goals from Ali DeLuca and one apiece from Bridget Waclawik and Carolyn Pollard. Courtney Lubbe had three assists for the Quakers while Giulia Giordano had two assists.
Duke Drops Princeton, 13-6
The Blue Devil defense held Princeton scoreless for a 38:01 stretch and the No. 6 Duke University women's lacrosse team came away with a 13-6 win over the No. 7 Tigers Saturday at Princeton Stadium.
The game went back and forth early in the first half, but Duke was able to shut down the Princeton offense for nearly 40 minutes through the middle of the match to pull away for the win. The Blue Devils limited the Tigers to 15 shots, while firing 30, and also led in ground balls (25-18) and draw controls (12-9).
Junior Sarah Bullard turned in a complete game for the Devils with five goals, four ground balls, three caused turnovers and an assist. Senior Lindsay Gilbride and junior Christie Kaestner both totaled five points on the afternoon. Kaestner tied a career high with four goals in the match to go along with an assist, while Gilbride netted a hat trick and added two assists. Junior Morgan Miller rounded out the Duke scoring contingent for the match.
Boston College Defeats Siena, 20-5
The Boston College lacrosse team topped Siena, 20-5 on Saturday afternoon in Newton, Mass.
The Eagles improve to 4-0 on the season while the Saints fall to 2-1.
Sophomore Sam Taylor opened the scoring early for the Eagles, notching the opening goal of the game at 28:21. Seniors Peyton Killeen and Mary Stinson and junior Hannah Alley followed close behind with a goal each to make the score 4-0 before Siena was able to get on the board.