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NCAA Lacrosse: Video Highlights Of Penn Women’s Lacrosse 10-7 Win Over Dartmouth On May 5 To Capture 2013 Ivy League Tournament Title


History did not repeat itself. Much like it did last year, Penn opened up an early lead on Dartmouth in the Ivy League Tournament championship game. Unlike 2012, Penn did not allow the Big Green to come back in the game, putting the clamps on Dartmouth’s secondary scoring in a 10-7 win to claim the school’s second Ivy League Tournament championship and earn an automatic bid to Penn’s seventh consecutive NCAA Tournament.

The Class of 2013 opened its Penn careers with an Ivy Tournament crown, and members of that group were instrumental in the win. Caroline Bunting had four goals, tying her career high and leading all Penn players in the game. She was 2-for-2 on free positions, part of a dominant day on the line for the Quakers. Fellow seniors Maddie Poplawski (two goals) and Meredith Cain (one goal, one assist) saw to it that the Class of 2013 accounted for 75% of Penn’s scoring in the game.

Penn was aggressive in the attack zone all game long, drawing 29 fouls from the Big Green and earning six free position attempts. Penn was good on five of those six eight-meter attempts, including 3-for-4 in the first half.

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NCAA Lacrosse: Video Highlights Of Penn Women’s Lacrosse 10-5 Win Over Cornell In Ivy League Tournament Semifinals On May 3


With the calendar flipped to the postseason, Penn turned to its trademark stifling defense to earn a third trip to the Ivy League Tournament championship game via a 10-5 win over Cornell at Franklin Field.

The top-seeded Quakers benefitted from 12 Lucy Ferguson saves and eight caused turnovers, thrice holding the Big Red to goalless droughts of over 14 minutes in the game. Ferguson split her saves evenly between the two halves, highlighted by three in succession over a span of 1:51 after the Big Red had taken an early 1-0 lead.

After Cornell opened the scoring, Penn went for the next three goals, opening a 3-1 lead midway through the first half. Meredith Cain – who is arguably the most dominant player in Ivy League Tournament history with 11 goals and 14 points over six career games – scored on a free position 7:13 into the game to tie proceedings at 1-1. Five minutes later, Tory Bensen would give the Quakers a lead they would not relinquish on a low shot following a dodge from behind the net.

Just passed the midway point of the first half, Courtney Tomchik scored her only goal of the game on a pretty double dodge from the top of the zone. After faking out her second defender, Tomchik shot on the fly to give Penn a 3-1 lead.

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NCAA Lacrosse: Ivy League Video Highlights Of Pennsylvania Men’s Lacrosse (7-4) 11-2 Win Over Dartmouth (3-10) On April 20


Dartmouth scored the first goal but after that it was all Penn. The Quakers went on to win 11-2 in this pivotal Ivy League matchup. Highlights are brought to you by Prodigy Launch.

With the win, the 18th-ranked Quakers finish their Ivy League season at 3-3; while the rest of the Ivy League finishes up conference play next weekend, Penn has the bye. So what did its win on Saturday do for its Ivy Tournament chances? It kept them alive.

Penn’s Ivy League Tournament hopes rest squarely on next Saturday’s Yale-Harvard game, which will face off at 2 p.m. at Harvard Stadium. If Yale wins, the Quakers are in the Tournament as the No. 3 or 4 seed (that would be determined by the outcome of the Cornell-Princeton game, also being played next Saturday); if Harvard beats the Bulldogs, however, the Quakers are out.

The two goals that Penn allowed on Saturday were the fewest allowed by the Quakers in a game since March 5, 2002 (an 11-2 win over Saint Joseph’s). The last time Penn held an Ivy League opponent to two goals? Try March 20, 1999 in a 7-2 win over Yale.

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High School Boys Lacrosse: Video Highlights Of Connestoga Boys Lacrosse 10-7 Win Over La Salle On June 9 To Win Third Consecutive Pennsylvania State Championship


On a sun-splashed Saturday afternoon at Hershey Park Stadium, the senior class once again led the way in Conestoga’s 10-7 win over La Salle, the No. 1 seed from District 12, to give the Pioneers their third consecutive PIAA State Championship.
The win caps a remarkable four-year run in which Conestoga (23-3) went 96-8, swept four District 1 titles and advanced to four straight PIAA title games, winning three, in their tenure. Their only postseason blemish was a loss to La Salle in the 2009 championship game.

Pennsylvania High School Lacrosse: Connestoga Boys Lacrosse Defeated St. Joe’s Prep 13-4 On June 11 To Capture The “2011 PIAA State Championship; Incredible 3rd Quarter Shot By Billy Flatley Of Connestoga (Video)


Incredible Goal by Billy Flatley of Conestoga Lacrosse in the State Championship. At the end of the 3rd quarter Billy scored from 45 yards out.

Western High School Boys Lacrosse Recruiting: University Of Pennsylvania Men’s Lacrosse Announces Alex Blonsky (Defenseman, Brophy Prep, AZ) And Reid Tudor (Defenseman, La Costa Canyon, CA) As Recruits For Class Of 2014


 

ALEX BLONSKY
Defense
6-2 / 200
Scottsdale, Ariz. / Georgetown Prep

High School: Lettered four times in lacrosse, twice at Brophy Prep in Arizona (2007, 2008) and twice at Georgetown Prep in Maryland (2009, 2010) … High school coach at Georgetown Prep was Kevin Giblin … Helped Georgetown Prep to IAC titles in 2009 and 2010, and Brophy Prep to Arizona state championships in 2007 and 2008 … Maryland Free State Team in 2009 … First-team all-state in Arizona in 2008 … Second-team all-state in Arizona in 2007 … Also lettered twice in football … National Honor Society member … Georgetown Prep Chaplain’s Award … Dean’s List as a senior.
Personal: Son of Stephanie and Peter Blonsky … Father played soccer and ran track at Grinnell College … Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.

REID TUDOR
Defense
5-11 / 170
Encinitas, Calif. / La Costa Canyon

High School: Lettered three times in lacrosse … Senior captain … High school coach was Dallas Hartley … Helped La Costa Canyon to CIF San Diego Section titles in 2008 (19-3) and 2010 (23-0) … Team also earned state academic title in 2009 and 2010 … Second-team All-CIF, first-team all-league in 2010 … CIF Sportsmanship Award … West Side Lacrosse Top 25 player … Honorable mention all-county in 2009 … Two-time San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team … National Honor Society member.
Personal: Son of Lisa and Gordon Tudor … Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Best of Pennsylvania High School Boys Lacrosse: #3 Haverford Boys Lacrosse Defeated #1 Conestoga 8-7 On April 3 (Video)


Junior Matt Walters scored on a blazing shot with 47 seconds to play today to give host Haverford School a thrilling 8-7 victory over Conestoga in a battle of two of the state’s top boys’ lacrosse teams.

Haverford (4-2) is ranked No. 3 in the PA Media polls while Conestoga (2-1) entered play as the No. 1 team and a ranking of No. 7 in the Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse National Rankings.

Last year, Conestoga easily handled the Fords, 10-4, and went on to reach the state finals. This time, the Pioneers held a 7-6 lead until senior attackman Stephen Aitken (two goals) tied the score, 7-7, with 8:17 remaining off a turnover forced by junior midfielder Brendan McGrath.

Conestoga was led by senior attackman Matt Smith, who tallied four goals and led a 3-0 run with two goals to give his team the 7-6 edge in the third period.

Haverford School junior goalie Conor Kelly, though, blanked Conestoga with several key saves in the final period and finished with eight overall.

Senior Pete Zonino made 10 saves for Conestoga.

Conestoga 2 2 3 0 – 7
Haverford School 2 3 1 2 – 8

Haverford Scoring: Stephen Aitken 2g; Matt Walters 2g; Carl Walrath 1g, 2a; Chris Hupfeldt 1g, 1a; Liam O’Connor 1g; Grove Stewart 1g.

Conestoga scoring: Matt Smith 4g; Dailey 1g, 1a; Jeff Chu 1g; Ryan Buttenbaum 1g; Ryan Lord 1a; Tanner Scott 1a.