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Lennox nets seven as Lions defeat Penn State Abington 14-3

Lennox nets seven as Lions defeat Penn State Abington 14-3

BRYN ATHYN, Pa. – Bri Lennox tied her career high of seven goals to lead the Bryn Athyn College women's lacrosse team to a comprehensive 14-3 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) victory over visiting Penn State Abington on a rainy Friday afternoon on General Ronald K. Nelson Field.

Lennox recorded her second seven-goal match of the season, the first coming on March 17 against Westminster College. In addition to her seven goals, Lennox racked up one assist, seven draw controls, two ground balls, and a caused turnover.

Brenna Sweeney posted her hat trick of the season to go along with four draw controls, and two ground balls. Sabrina Colbridge had two goals and one assist, while Laura Clymer scored twice.

Gianna Ciacciarelli and Sarah Reed led the defensive effort as Ciacciarelli had seven caused turnovers and Reed ended up with five ground balls and four caused turnovers.

In goal, Anja Weisser stopped 10 shots.

Bryn Athyn (4-1, 2-1 NEAC) needed just 14:23 to open up a three-goal advantage. Colbridge started the scoring with a free-position goal at 20:45 and Lennox followed up with goals at 18:00 and 15:37. Colbridge assisted on Lennox's first goal and Tina Tu picked up an assist on the second goal.

After Penn State Abington (0-8, 0-3 NEAC) got on the board just 10 seconds after Lennox made it 3-0, Bryn Athyn ran off four of the final six goals of the half to lead 7-3 at the break. Lennox had two of the goals while Clymer and Sweeney had the others.

The second half was all Bryn Athyn as the Lions scored all seven goals during the final 30 minutes to produce the final margin. Lennox led the second-half scoring barrage with three goals. Sweeney scored the final two goals of the match, while Colbridge and Clymer added one each.

Melissa Felicetti had two goals, two caused turnovers, and two ground balls for Penn State Abington. Allison Felicetti scored the other Nittany Lion goal.

Lindsey Detweiler played the first 30 minutes in goal and stopped five of the 12 shots she faced. Abigail Bello made two saves on nine shots in the second half.

Bryn Athyn will go on the road for the first time in 2018 when the Lions head to Lancaster Bible for a NEAC contest on Saturday, April 7 at 1 p.m.