NCAA Lacrosse: Stanford Women’s Lacrosse Dominates Cal Berkeley 20-11 On April 29 To Advance To MPSF Final Against Oregon


No. 6 Stanford got its postseason off to a good start with a 20-11 win over California in the MPSF semifinal. The Cardinal will now advance to the MPSF Championship game as it attempts to win the conference tournament for the seventh-consecutive year and earn the automatic berth to the NCAA tournament.

“I thought we played really well on offense,” said head coach Amy Bokker. “We still have some things to work on going forward, but it was a good result.”

Cal jumped out to a quick start, scoring the game’s first two goals in just over a minute of play. The lead would not last long, however, as Stanford would then score 13-consecutive goals.

Sarah Flynn got Stanford on the board at the 24:08 mark in the half as she converted a free-position shot. The Cardinal then tied the score at 2-2 when Emilie Boericonverted a free-position chance.

The Cardinal took its first lead at the 20:42 mark in the half when Anna Boeri collected the ball behind the net and fed a streaking Flynn for her second goal of the game. Catherine Swansonadded to lead moments later with a driving goal down the center of the fan.

The Cardinal extended its lead to 7-2 when Karen Nesbitt shot low for her first goal of the game, then Boeri added her second goal, followed by sister Anna Boeri converting a free-position shot.

For more:  http://www.gostanford.com/sports/w-lacros/recaps/042911aaa.html

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