Drexel Ladies Use Huge Second Half

Drexel Ladies use huge second half to win, 15-10. The #20 Drexel Lady Dragons (7-1) pulled away from a close game and got the best of the Albany Lady Great Danes (5-4)at Vidas Field in West Philadelphia.

Kyla Zapolski (3g,1a) put Albany with just 1:13 played. Karson Harris (4g) had an answer at the 24:59 mark but Zapolski countered just over two minutes later putting Albany up, 2-1. Hayleigh Simpson (1g) put it back to even before Madison Conway (3g), Kendra Harbinger (1g,1a), and Zapolski getting her third boosted Albany to a 5-2 lead.

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Lucy Schneidereith (3g,2a) put an end to the mini-run but Sarah Falk (1g) put it back to a three-goal ‘Danes lead, 6-3. It was Colleen Grady’s (4g, 5a) turn to get on the board with an unassisted score, cutting it to 6-4. Undaunted, Albany struck back with a pair from Madison Conway which also gave her the first-half hat trick.

Schneidereith dished off to Cara Moreau (2g) who closed the exciting first half with the visitors holding a three-goal edge at 8-5. The Moreau goal was the impetus for a seven-goal Drexel run in just 6:39 started by Jamie Schneidereith (1g). Followed by, Grady getting her fourth, Grady hitting Karson Harris with a pretty feed, Grady taking her turn at a hat trick, Lucy Schneidereith, Grady again and Lucy Schneidereith that put Drexel in charge, 12-8.

Kathryn Sancillo (1g) put an end to the revolt. Drexel went right back when Harris got her name in the hat trick derby. Moreau and Karson Harris adding her 4th. Katie Pascale (1g) ended the scoring and the 10-2 Drexel second half, final score, 15-10.

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Shots were even at 34-34 with Drexel having the edge with a 25-20 on goal. Albany turned the ball over 16 times with Drexel 15. Drexel had the edge in ground balls, 22-15. Zoe Bennett stopped 10 Albany shots while the visitors employed two keepers with… stop me if you have seen this name… Georg Schneidereith allowing 14 goals with 7 saves in 51:33. Aislinn Sweeney giving up 3 goals with 3 saves in her 8:27. Drexel Ladies use the huge second half to win.

Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.