Lady Dragons breathe fire over the Lady Tigers, 20-8. The #14 Drexel Lady Tigers made the trip to Towson to avoid getting the losing end in upset week.
Kaitlin Thornton (2g,2a) gave Towson (8-3, 0-1CAA) a quick lead. Drexel (10-1, 2-0 CAA) blitzed the Tigers with an eight-goal run courtesy of Corinne Badnarik (3g,2a), player of the game, Karson Harris (7g, 10 shots on goal), Colleen Grady hitting her first of five, Jamie Schneidereith (1g,2a), Cara Moreau (1g) and a natural hat trick from Grady with her first on the disadvantage and within 17 minutes, Drexel stormed to an 8-1 lead.
The carnage was finally ended with a Shelby Stack (1g) net bender. Bringing it to 8-2 with 7:46 to go in the half. The Dragons went right back to work with Grady hitting her 37th and Harris matching with 1:32 remaining. That would be all the scoring and Drexel seemed to be in control with a 10-2 advantage.
Towson was determined to get back in this game. They ripped off scores from, Abbe Mona (3g) with a pair a minute fifty-four apart, Lindsey Marshall (1g,2a) with her 22nd, Nikki Sliwak (1g,1a), and Mona getting her hat trick and suddenly, in a span of 6:45, we had a new game at 10-7.
Drexel took the hit and countered thanks to, Courtney Dietzel (1g,1a). Dietzel setting up Harris, :41 later, Harris bagged her 44th, a pair from Lucy Schneidereith (2g) and Badnarik marking her 22nd to put it all but out of reach, 16-7. Thornton scored her 10th making it 16-8. Drexel took a breath and rattled off tallies from Harris, Badnarik and the 46th and 47th from Harris. This sealed the deal at 20-8.
Despite the score, shots revealed 34-31 for the Dragons with shots on goal having the Dragons with the upper hand, 31-19.
Turnovers were Towson with 12 and the visitors with 9. Like all the stats, Drexel had the edge in ground balls, 15-13. Lady Dragons breathe fire over the Lady Tigers.
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