March 22, 2016
Loyola freshman Hannah Powers had a career-high four goals as the Greyhounds won their fourth straight game, beating Georgetown 12-9. (John Strohsacker)
Loyola freshman Hannah Powers had a career-high four goals as the Greyhounds won their fourth straight game, beating Georgetown 12-9. (John Strohsacker)

Women's Roundup: Loyola Wins Fourth Straight

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hannah Powers had four goals and two assists as Loyola picked up its fourth straight win, beating Georgetown 12-9. Powers scored all four of her goals during a six-goal Loyola run that turned a 4-3 deficit into a 9-4 lead. Georgetown answered with three straight to pull within two goals midway through the second half, but could get no closer. 

The four goals was a career-high for Powers, a freshman from Skaneatles, N.Y., who leads the Greyhounds in scoring with 24 points. Maddy Blakeman and Frankie Kamely each added three goals and an assist for Loyola, which improved to 5-4.

Kristen Bandos lead Georgetown (2-7) with five goals and Francesca Whitehurst added two goals and an assist. 

Georgetown won 16-of-23 draws in the game, but committed 17 turnovers. Bailey Mathis had three of Loyola’s 10 caused turnovers.

In other games on Tuesday: 

Hannah Koloski scored five goals and Kaylin Morissette had three goals and 10 draw controls as No. 7 Louisville (10-1) knocked off Cincinnati 11-7. The Cardinals opened up a 6-1 lead late in the first half, but Cincinnati hung around, pulling to within 9-6 with a little over 10 minutes remaining in the game. Katie Stegmann led the Bearcats (4-6) with three goals.

Boston University scored the last three goals of the game to cap a 14-13 comeback victory over Vanderbilt. The Terriers trailed by as many as five goals in the second half, and trailed by two goals with just over two minutes to play. Aly Adams scored with 2:03 to play to cut Vandy’s lead to 13-12. Her goal was followed by a a Kaitlin Belval tally with 1:40 to play and then Adams netted the game-winner with 16 seconds left. Adams led BU (4-4) with four goals and Mickenzie Larivee and Avery Donahoe each had three goals. Jill Doherty and Kelly Chander each had three goals for Vanderbilt (4-5). 

Sloane Kessler had three goals and three assists as Elon downed state rival High Point 12-8. Elon (7-3) never trailed in the contest and also got three goals from Shelby Scanlin. High Point (4-4) was led by Erica Perrotta with a game-high four goals.

Samantha Santeramo’s 13th save of the game came with 19 seconds left, allowing Bryant (5-3) to post  a 13-12 victory over Siena. Lauren Descalzo led Bryant’s offense with four goals and an assist. Sarah Croutier led Siena (5-4) with five goals. 

Rachel Hornick’s four goals led 10 different Army scorers as the Black Knights downed Howard 20-8 to improve to 5-4 for the season. Erin Jollota added a hat trick and Amy Johnston had a team-high six points (2g, 4a). Natia Warren led Howard (0-6) with four goals.

Kelly Weis made a career-high 15 saves as Harvard downed Holy Cross 13-3. Maeve McMahon scored four first half goals for Harvard and Marisa Romeo had a game-high six points (3g, 3a) for the Crimson (5-2). Meaghen Celmer had two assists for Holy Cross (0-9). 

Mary Kate McCormick had two goals and five assists as Iona beat Stetson 17-4. McCormick was one of six Iona (4-4) players with multiple goals, including Erin Pugh who had a team-high three. Hallie Merz and Jill Chiachetti each had two goals for Stetson (4-5).


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