|Erin Allen||Emily Goss||Emily Towey|
WASHINGTON, DC—Junior attacker Madeline Wilson (Pearl River, NY/Pearl River) scored four goals and freshman midfielder Clair Schmitzer (Sparta, NJ/Sparta) and freshman attacker Jenna Vann Middelem (Mt. Sinai, NY/Mount Sinai) chipped in three apiece to lead Catholic University to an 18-6 victory over The University of Scranton in Landmark Conference women’s lacrosse action Saturday afternoon.
The Cardinals, now 6-4 overall and 2-0 in the conference, out-shot the Royals 25-8 in the first half in building up an insurmountable 11-4 halftime lead. For the game, Catholic held a 49-21 advantage in shots.
Scranton, which fell to 2-6 overall and 1-3 in the Landmark, was led by junior midfielder Emily Goss (Morristown, NJ/Morristown) with three goals, sophomore midfielder Erin Allen (Syosset, NY/Our Lady of Mercy Academy) added a pair, and senior attacker Erin Green (Merrick, NY/Sandford Calhoun) finished with one.
Junior goalkeeper Emily Towey (Abington, Pa./Abington) made 21 saves in goal for the Royals, which is the tied for the fourth most in a game in Scranton history.
The Royals will return to action this Tuesday, April 8, against Ursinus College beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Fitzpatrick Field.