Battle of the Hawks

SJU wins the battle of the Hawks, 15-8. The St. Joseph’s Lady Hawks (2-2) showed up at Ulrich Stadium to battle the Lehigh Mountain Hawks (0-2). St. Joe’s put their foot on the pedal and stormed to a resounding, 15-8 victory. Kaela Smith (2g) for St.Joe’s and Sondra Dickey (1g) exchange tallies with just under 2:30 played. Ad

The forth and back continued with Stephanie Kelly (4g) for the Hawks and Gabby Schneider (1g,1a) countering just thirty-seven later, and, again the women were knotted at 2-2. St. Joe’s got riled and took charge with markers from, Kelly, Riley Delaney (2g), a third from Kelly. Sam McGee (3g,1a), Bridget Cerciello (1g), and one more from McGee pushed it to an 8-2 SJU lead.

Lehigh battled back with tallies from Cecile Redfern (2g) and Sonia Dickey (2g) to get it to a manageable 8-4 deficit. Alyssa Manley (2g,1a) stooped the run but Sonora Dickey (2g) countered on the EMO to bring the curtain down on 9-5 St. Joe’s lead. The visitors would blow it open. Three more furnished by, McGee, Manley, and Kaela Smith to seemingly put it out of range, 12-5.

With 20:05 to play, Anna McCarthy (1g) attempted time jumpstart a comeback. That was eliminated when Riley Delaney and Stephanie Kelly hit rope to push it to, 14-6 with only 4:00 showing on the clock. Redfern stopped the run but Julia Pash (1g) stepped up to counter before Katia Carnevale (1g) ended up scoring with Lehigh falling, 15-8.

Inside the Game

St. Joe’s netminder, Melissa Semkiw turned aside 13 shots. Shots favored St. Joe’s 36-30

Kevin Neibauer
Kevin Neibauer

Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.

Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.

A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.



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