Huge Second Half Sends Drexel Over Georgetown

A huge second half sends Drexel over Georgetown, 21-9. A nip and tuck first half had the (3-0) Drexel Dragons and the Georgetown Hoyas (0-1) in a 7-7 tie, then the Dragons took charge. Caroline Frock (2g) and Michaela Bruno (1g) put the hometown Hoyas in a quick 2-0 lead after just 1:26. Eighteen seconds later, Colleen Grady (3g, 4a) kicked off her big night to get Drexel back to a one-goal disadvantage.

The Hoyas responded with Kylie Hazan (2g) scoring twice to push it to a 4-1 lead. It took only 2:06 for the Dragons to level the field. Karson Harris (6g,1a) and a pair from Lucy Schneidereith (8g) made it 4-4.

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The battle was in full force and G-Town responded Jordyn Sabourin (2g,1a) and Annabelle Albert (1g) giving the Hoyas their two-goal lead right back. Schneidereith and Liza Liotta (1g) exchanged goals but, Drexel found its offense with a five-goal run over two halves. Karson Harris notched her 13th of the season and Grady nailed her 9th to close the evenly played half and a 7-7 score.

The deluge picked back up with Schneidereith, Corinne Bednarik (1g) and Schneidereith collecting her 14th and Drexel went up, 10-7. Frock ended the burst to get Georgetown with two at 10-8. Drexel blew it wide open with a ten goal run furnished by, Schneidereith, an advantage market from Harris, Grady, then Grady setting up Cara Moreau (1g), Harris added two more.

Courtney Dietzel (1g), Schneidereith a pair followed by another Harris goal to get it to 20-8. Sabourin ended the carnage but, Maddie Fowler added her first NCAA goal to close the book the Drexel victory. The 3-0 start is their best since 2013.

Harris becomes the 13th player in team history to notch 100 career tallies. Zoe Bennett made 9 saves for Drexel while counterpart, Emily Gaven stopped 11. Total shots heavily favored Drexel, 41-25. A huge second half sends Drexel over Georgetown in this victory.

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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.

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