PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women's lacrosse team (4-3, 3-0 CACC) got off to a hot start and cruised to a 16-6 victory at Holy Family (1-8, 0-2 CACC) on Monday. It was the Rams' fourth consecutive win.
Jefferson got on the board first with junior Sarah von Lange's goal at 27:44. The Tigers evened the score before the Rams took control with six straight tallies. The rally was led by von Lange's three goals and junior Erin Eckert netted two. HFU made it 7-2 at the seven-minute mark before Jefferson ended the period with three in a row, two by von Lange, to make it 10-2 at halftime. The Rams were 7-for-8 on clears in the first stanza and outshot Holy Family, 24-8.
In the second, Jefferson picked up where it left off, potting the first four goals for a 14-2 advantage. The Tigers finished the game with a 4-2 run in the last 15 minutes but the Rams were never in danger of losing the lead. Jefferson had a 15-8 triumph in the draw control category and the final shot count was 34-15 in favor of the Rams.
- Sarah von Lange: 8 G, 3 A, 6 GB, 5 DC, 1 CT
- Erin Eckert: 3 G, 2 A, 1 GB, 2 DC
- Kanha Stockford: 2 G, 1 A, 1 GB, 3 DC
- Camryn Sullivan: 1 G, 2 A
- Melanie Goldstein: Win, 5 saves, 2 GA
Jefferson Women's Lacrosse takes a break from its conference schedule to face NYIT on the road on Wednesday, April 3 at 2 p.m.