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.
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.
Dis and Dat:
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.
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.