The College Report: Lehigh’s Lauren Murray of Chatham Contributes to Lacrosse Win Over Siena

The College Report: Lehigh’s Lauren Murray of Chatham Contributes to Lacrosse Win Over Siena

Lauren Murray (Chatham, Jr.) scored two goals and set up a third to propel Lehigh past Siena, 19-7, in women's lacrosse on Wednesday in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Murray, a Chatham High product, also controlled four draws, picked up three ground balls and caused one turnover. The Mountain Hawks are now 3-2.

Helen McCutcheon (Chatham, Sr.) scored on a free position shot to help Loyola of Baltimore remain undefeated with a 10-7 home victory against Penn State on Tuesday. The sixth-ranked Greyhounds are zipping along at 3-0.

When Trina Rennie (Short Hills, Sr.) scored a goal early in the first half on Monday, Kenyon went up 3-0 on Birmingham Southern and the sailing was smooth in Alabama. The tide (non-Crimson in nature) eventually turned and the game was knotted at 10 at the end of regulation. Four overtimes were needed to sort things out and Kenyon was sent packing with a 13-12 defeat. Rennie scored another goal on Thursday as the Ladies suffered a 10-9 loss to Sewanee. Kenyon then hit the road back to Gambier, Ohio yesterday after defeating Guilford, 16-13, with Rennie scoring twice and earning two assists. Rennie, a Millburn High grad, now has five tallies on the season, while Kenyon soldiers on with a 2-2 mark.

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Duke's Bridget Nolan (Summit, Jr.) notched her first goal of the season as the Blue Devils defeated Vanderbilt, 14-12, in Durham, N.C. on Wednesday. Third-ranked Duke is now 5-1.

Wagner's Michela Galante (Maplewood, Fr.) scored her first collegiate goal in the Seahawks' 21-4 thrashing of Presbyterian in High Point, N.C. on Monday. Wagner is now 4-2.

Cabrini began its season with a 16-5 loss to undefeated Haverford at home on Tuesday. Courtney Davis (Madison, Sr.) posted game highs in ground balls (7), draw controls (4) and turnovers caused (4).


Billy Eisenreich (Chatham, Jr.) factored in seven of Bucknell's 12 goals, including the game winner, as the Bison defeated Navy, 12-11, in overtime on Monday evening in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. The Chatham High grad scored two goals and set up five others. He now has five goals on the season, as well as six assists, for the 3-1 Bison.

Alex White (Summit, Soph.) scored off an assist by his brother Terry White (Summit, Jr.) as Harvard edged Georgetown, 16-15, in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Tuesday. Alex White later assisted on another Crimson goal, in addition to winning both faceoffs he took part in. Terry White also lifted three ground balls as Harvard improved to 2-1.

Will Sangree (Summit, Jr.) scored his first goal of the season as Haverford knocked off Skidmore, 10-7, in Basking Ridge on Wednesday. The Fords are now 4-1.

Rob Guida (Chatham, Fr.) scored a goal for Johns Hopkins as the Blue Jays took down Manhattan, 10-3, in Baltimore on Wednesday. Guida, a Chatham High grad, now has five goals this season for Hopkins (4-1).

James Kennedy (Summit, Soph.) scored twice and dished out four assists in a losing cause as Holy Cross fell to Dartmouth, 16-7, at home on Wednesday. Teammate Conor McKenna (Summit, Sr.) hustled three ground balls for the Crusaders (0-4).

Luke Delavan (Madison, Jr.) set up a pair of goals as Susquehanna defeated King's, 13-6, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on Wednesday. Jimmy Warburton (Chatham, Sr.) earned credit for three ground balls and for causing two turnovers. Susquehanna improved to 2-0.

Charlie DeSocio (Maplewood, Jr.) was in goal for Drew as the Rangers justified their trip to California with a 9-8 overtime victory against Whittier on Thursday. The Columbia High grad made 10 saves as Drew moved to 2-0 on the season.

Jeff Keating (Chatham, Jr.) scored twice for Roanoke in Wednesday's home opener, a 17-10 victory over Ursinus. That's 15 for the Chatham High grad so far this season. The 4-0 Maroons are ranked fifth in Division 3.

Muhlenberg's Michael Carpetto (Westfield, Soph.) scored an unassisted goal in Wednesday's 17-10 loss to undefeated Stevens Tech in Hoboken. The Mules fell to 1-3.


Middlebury is still alive in the NCAA Division 3 Tournament after yesterday's 61-52 road victory over Rochester. Joey Kizel (Short Hills, Fr.) was good for 10 points off the bench, making four of eight shots from the floor and two of four from the foul line. He also came down with five caroms. The Panthers remain in Rochester, where they take on St. Mary's of Maryland tonight in a quarterfinal match.       

Amherst is still alive in the NCAA Division 3 Tournament after defeating Rhode Island College, 78-74, in Williamstown, Massachusetts yesterday. Tom Killian (Summit, Fr.) suited up for the Lord Jeffs (25-3), but did not see action. Amherst now meets New England Small College Athletic Conference rival Williams in that rival's gym this evening.

St. Peter's won the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament championship on Monday with a 62-57 victory over Iona in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Ryan Bacon (Maplewood, Sr.) had a team high nine rebounds for the Peacocks to go with two blocks, two assists and eight points (4-for-10 from the field). Yvon Raymond (Maplewood, Soph.) chipped in four points for the winners as both of his field goal attempts fell through the rim. St. Peter's (20-13) now awaits its first-round NCAA Division 1 Tournament assignment, which will be announced on Sunday.

Rob Delaney (Westfield, Jr.) put eight points on the board as Lafayette ended its season yesterday with a 72-57 loss to Bucknell in the Patriot League Tournament championship game in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Delaney, a Lawrenceville Prep grad, hit on three of six field goal attempts, including two of four from long range. His seven rebounds were a team high. The Leopards ended the campaign with a 13-19 record.


Abby Martin (Maplewood, Soph.) continues to be a dominating presence as Monmouth advanced to Sunday's Northeast Conference Tournament championship game with a 65-62 victory over Robert Morris in West Long Branch on Tuesday. Martin, a Columbia High alum, scored 15 points on 7-for-11 shooting from the floor and 1-for-2 from the foul line. She also wrestled down seven rebounds and blocked three shots. The Hawks (23-8) travel to Loretto, Pennsylvania for Sunday's showdown with St. Francis for the NEC's automatic NCAA Tournament berth. Monmouth has defeated St. Francis twice this season.

Kean's season screeched to a halt with an 80-76 loss to Christopher Newport yesterday in the NCAA Division 3 Tournament round of 16 in Annville, Pennsylvania. Emily Cristaldi (Summit, Fr.) scored nine points for the Cougars, downing one 3-point try and converting all six of her free throws. Kean ended the season with a 24-5 record.


Franklin & Marshall's Matt Fullowan (Berkeley Heights, Jr.) qualified for the NCAA Division 1 championships by earning fifth place at last weekend's Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association meet. Fullowan, wrestling at 174 pounds, began the tournament with a 4-2 victory over Harvard's Ian Roy. In the next round, Lehigh's Austin Meys sent Fullowan to the consolation round at 5:59 of their match. Fullowan then advanced after American's Tanner Schaffer defaulted due to a medical issue, followed by another 4-2 win, this time over Columbia's Stephen West. A 3-1 loss to Rutgers' Alex Caruso slotted Fullowan in the match for fifth place, which he took over Penn's Scott Giffin, 10-7.


Paul Nolle (New Providence, Fr.) didn't win any individual events for Princeton in last week's Ivy League Championship meet in Cambridge, Massachusetts, but he came up big in the three events he contested, scoring an aggregate 82 points that enabled the Tigers to claim the team crown by a scant 5.5 points over Harvard. Nolle, a Delbarton grad, worked out a second-place finish in the 1,000-yard freestyle, which he swam in 9:06.61 (against a winning 9:03.37), to go with third-place efforts in the freestyle at both 1,650 yards (his 15:23.26 against a winning 15:14.83) and 500 yards (his 4:25.67 against a winning 4:20.11). The third-place finishes both provisionally qualified Nolle for the NCAA Division 1 Championships, later this month.


Kaitlin Zampino (Millburn, Fr.) pitched a complete game 3-hitter as Franklin & Marshall defeated Hood, 9-1, in Virginia Beach last Saturday. The Millburn High grad helped her own cause by driving in two runs with a pair of hits. The Diplomats are 2-2.


Montclair State's Sam Politan (Livingston, Jr.) drove in two runs last Saturday in two plate appearances, neither of which registered as an official at-bat, in a 14-5 victory over Rhodes. Politan entered the game in the seventh inning as a pinch hitter, with the Red Hawks down, 5-3, and drew a base on balls with the bases loaded for his first RBI. In the eighth inning, he lofted a sacrifice fly to left field that brought in a runner from third base. 

North Carolina State's John Gianis (Summit, Jr.) went 5-for-8 in a 2-game series against Radford earlier this week in Raleigh. Gianis scored twice, drove in two runs, walked once, got hit by a pitch and laid down a sacrifice bunt. His hits were all singles, save for a double, his first extra-base hit of the season. He's hitting .342 for the Wolfpack (7-5) and has handled 11 chances in rightfield without an error. N.C. State defeated Radford by scores of 6-3 and 8-1.


A victory by Jason Magnes (Short Hills, Soph.) put Penn over the top, 4-3, in Tuesday's match against Pacific in Stockton, California. Magnes, a Millburn High alum slotted in the sixth spot, registered a 1-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory over Angus Thomson.

Haverford's Matt Romei (Chatham, Fr.) was victorious at fourth singles in Thursday's match in Orange, California with Chapman's Kevin Smyth, 6-2, 7-6 (7-0). Chapman defeated the Fords, 6-3.


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