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women’s lacrosse streaks not terminated

Track Opens Outdoors; Tennis Swept; Golf 11th

Track and Field
The Muhlenberg teams combined for five ECAC-qualifying performances at their first outdoor meet, the Eight-Way Meet hosted by Lafayette at at Moravian.

Juniors Alex Faust and Jennifer Lynch notched the second-best times in school history in the 400 meters and 1,500 meters, respectively, with Lynch winning her event. Faust finished second in the 400 and the pole vault and also placed with two relay teams.
Click here for Muhlenberg placewinners.
Click here for complete results.

Tennis
Both Mule teams were shut out by nationally ranked Johns Hopkins teams. The Blue Jay men are ranked 17th, while the women are 21st. The closest Muhlenberg came to a win was at No. 1 singles in the women’s match, where senior Jenn Powell took the 11th-ranked player in the region to three sets.
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Men’s Golf
Muhlenberg was tied for 11th after the first round at the McDaniel Spring Invitational. Junior Biff Slocum shot an 80.
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In 1997 the number one song in the country was Elton John’s Candle in the Wind. The Green Bay Packers won the Super Bowl. And 1997, according to The Terminator and The Terminator 2, was supposed to be the year that Skynet would launch a nuclear attack on mankind. Oops.

1997 was also the year that
Danielle Scarrone
Junior Danielle Scarrone scored three goals for her third career hat trick.
Bryn Mawr last beat the Muhlenberg women’s lacrosse team. The Mules kept their streak alive with an 18-3 victory, their fourth win in a row.

Muhlenberg (6-1, 2-1) was able to get all 25 of its players on the field.

“It’s important everyone get their shot,” said senior Marguerite Farrell. “We had a lot of different people scoring and helping out on defense. It shows how much depth we have and how we’re ready off the bench in any situation.”

Muhlenberg scored early and often, finding the back of the net three times in the first 2:40 and scoring nine more times in the first half. Junior Amanda McGovern was responsible for five of those goals, securing a hat trick less than 15 minutes into the game.

The Mules added another six goals in the second half. Three other players also recorded hat tricks for the Mules. McGovern had a team-leading and career-high eight points with six goals and two assists to become the third different Muhlenberg player to score at least eight points in a game this season. She also led the team with four draw controls and three caused turnovers.

The Mule defense held the Owls to one goal in the first half; Bryn Mawr did not score their other two goals until late in the second. Farrell and junior Ashley Foltiny scooped up four ground balls apiece, and Farrell caused two turnovers.

The three goals were the fewest Muhlenberg allowed in a CC game since 2003, when they beat Bryn Mawr 15-3.

“Every conference game is important,” said Farrell. “We have key upcoming conference games and it was really important to set the tone for those today.”
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