May 5, 2012

Lady Rams’ season ends after 17-10 loss to Georgian Court in CACC Tournament

LAKEWOOD, N.J. – The Philadelphia University women's lacrosse team's season came to an end after suffering a 17-10 loss to Georgian Court in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Tournament semifinal Saturday afternoon.

Attack Emily Ray scored a pair of goals for the Lady Rams, who were the tournament's third seed, and set the school's single-season record for goals with 70.

Attack Taylor Peltzer recorded a hat trick, and closes out her career at Philadelphia second on the all-time points (247) and goals (188) lists.

Midfielder CariBeth Shappell had a goal and an assist in the loss to finish with a school-record 102 assists and 207 career points, fourth all-time.

Attack Elizabeth Marrosu found the back of the net twice, while midfielders Hannah Kuranz and Carli DiCioccio scored once.

The second-seeded Lions (12-6) had a seven-point game (six goals, one assist) from Molly McCourt. Samantha Shaw recorded four goals and one assist and Corinne Coyle netted three goals.

Kristen Moran was busy in the Philadelphia goal, making 15 saves. Georgian Court's Amanda Cathcart recorded 11 saves. The Lions outshot the Lady Rams, 40-27, including a 22-8 advantage in the first half.

Marrosu scored both of her goals during a game-opening 4-1 spurt in the first 9:03. Georgian Court took control for the rest of the half and scored the final six goals, including three from McCourt and two from Coyle, to take a 7-4 halftime lead.

The Lions extend the gap to 10-4 with the first three goals of the second half.

Philadelphia ended the game strong with four of the game's final five goals.

The Lady Rams, who have made every CACC Tournament since the tournament's inception in 2007, end the 2012 season at 8-10 overall.

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