April 9, 2011

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No. 12 Princeton Dominates Yale

from press release

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Princeton women's lacrosse team got goals from five different goal scorers as it defeated Yale, 9-3 on Saturday, April 9 at Reese Stadium. The No. 12-ranked Tigers improve to 3-0 in the Ivy League and 6-3 overall.

Freshman Sarah Lloyd had a three-point game with two goals and an assist. Junior Barb Previ, senior Lizzy Drumm and sophomore Jaci Gassaway had two goals each and senior Maisie Devine picked up two assists. Senior Erin Tochihara made five saves in goal.

Drumm scored just 1:09 into the game with help from Devine.

Two minutes later Devon Rhodes would tally an unassisted goal to even the game at 1-1. It would be Yale's last goal for exactly 46 minutes as Princeton scored five straight to take a 6-1 lead.

Pyle, Gassaway and Previ each scored in the first half to give the Tigers the 4-1 lead at the intermission.

Drumm would get her second at 16:28 and Previ would follow up with a free-position goal.

Jenn Devito would end the Bulldog's drought at 10:33 with a free-position goal.

Lloyd would sandwich another Devito goal with two of her own in the final eight minutes. Devine would feed Gassaway for the final goal at 1:20 for the 9-3 win.

Whitney Quackenbush made 18 saves, 11 in the second half.

Princeton had a 33-13 advantage in shots, putting 27 of those shots on target. Yale had eight on frame. Both teams picked up 20 ground balls. Yale, which drops to 2-9 on the season and 0-4 in league play, won eight of 14 draw controls.

Princeton will take a break from conference action to take on the 2010 national champion Maryland in College Park on Wednesday, April 13 at 7 p.m.


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