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Junior Rachel DiCicco scored for the Knights.
 
Neumann's Women's Lacrosse Team Falls to Scranton

April 3, 2008

Scranton, Pa. -

The Neumann College Women's lacrosse team traveled north to Scranton, PA to match up with the Royals of Scranton University. As of late, the team has been plagued with injury and illness and coach Sarah Kurpel knew that this game would be a challenge for her ailing squad. Although the Knights were not able to pull off the win, the team fought a hard battle and fell by a score of 13-4.

Scranton opened up the scoring four minutes into play and went on a 4-0 run until Neumann was able to get a goal of their own off of a penalty shot from junior Tiffany Baker (Mickleton, NJ/Kingsway regional.) The Knights would only score one more time in the half on an unassisted goal from junior captain Rachael DiCicco (South Dennis, NJ/Middle Township) leaving the score 8-2.

The Knights were able to hold the Royals to just five goals in the second half. Colleen Finnegan (Pear River, NY/Pearl River) converted on a free position shot on goal while DiCicco made the final goal for the Knights. Caitlin O'Shea (Springfield Delaware County, PA/Springfield) tallied 14 saves in net.

Of the game, head coach Sarah Kurpel remarked, "I'm so proud of the girls today. We knew that we would have a difficult time with so many injuries and illnesses. We did a solid job defending Scranton and made smarter decisions on both sides of the ball. If we keep moving the ball like we did today, I think we'll do well this weekend.

Neumann falls to 3-5 overall while the Royals improve to 5-3 overall. The Knights will return home to play the Pacers of Marywood University on Saturday for a 1:00pm start.

 

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