Lady Dragons Breathe Fire

Lady Dragons breathe fire besting Elon, 65- 59. The #3 Ranked Drexel Lady Dragons (12-8) used a big start to defeat the Elon Phoenix (7-8), in a Quarterfinal tilt in the CAA.


The always dependable, Hannah Nihill stole the spotlight. Nihill racked up 24 points, 5 assists, 4 steals and nailing 5 three pointers. Keishana Washington and Kate Connelly each chipped in with 13 points with Connelly’s all coming in the break-out first half. The Lady Dragons never trailed and put up an impressive 11-0 run.

The Phoenix would later answer with a 9-2 run to cut the deficit to 21-16. Drexel had the lead at the half, 39-33 and were on top of their shooting game going 10 of 19 from three point land. Drexel moves on to face James Madison on Friday afternoon.

Lady Dragons breathe fire besting Elon. Stick with Edge of Philly Sports for a recap and a breakdown.

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.