Lady Dragons Split Weekend with Elon

Lady Dragons Split Weekend with Elon. After dropping the Saturday game in the Elon Phoenix’s (6-4) barn on Saturday, the Drexel Lady Dragons (7-4) returned the favor on Sunday, 55-44.


Returning to the friendly confines of Daskalakis Athletic Center in University City, the Dragons went on a 7-0 in the opening quarter to seize a 9-4 edge that they never surrendered. Hannah Nihill led Drexel with a career-best, 22 points. Mariah Leonard chipped with 7 rebounds and 13 points to aid the cause. Drexel has a dominating first half and walked away leading, 30-16.

An evenly played third quarter witnessed Drexel adding to the lead and sent us to the final quarter with the home team holding a 17 point advantage. Elon tried to mount a comeback with runs of 7 and another of 5. Drexel forced Elon into 22 turnovers.

Lady Dragons Split Weekend with Elon. Drexel goes to Boston next Saturday and Sunday (January 30 and 31) to take on Northeastern.

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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.