2000 Game Reports

April 23, 2000
#6 Limestone Women Drop Heartbreaker to #1 Gannon

Baltimore, MD - The Limestone College Women's Lacrosse team held the lead for the majority of the game, but when the final horn sounded Gannon University found themselves ahead for only the second time all day as they held on to win 10-9 at Catonsville Community College in Baltimore, MD.

Sophomore sensation Angie Meyer (Hanover, MD) scored the first of her three goals less than a minute into the game on a free position shot from the right side. But Gannon would answer with two of their own to take a 2-1 lead at the 24:50 mark as Jessica Lee (Oshawa, ONT) scored the first of her three goals on the day. The Saints responded scoring the next three goals to take a 4-2 lead Gannon could answer with a goal at 17:20. The Saints defense would take over from there as they held Gannon scoreless for the final 17 minutes of the first half. Junior Vicky Perkins (Manlius, NY) turned away 5 shots in that time while Juniors Stephanie Meyer (Hanover, MD) and Kathy Martens (Glen Burnie, MD) combined for three caused turnovers in that time to help the Saints to a 6-3 halftime lead.

The Saints came out strong as they scored again in the first minute as junior Jody Kennedy (Ajax, ONT) scored off a feed from senior Megan Crouse (Gambrills, MD), But Gannon would recover and go on a three goal run to close the gap to 7-6. Sophomore Becky Buppert (Westminster, MD) scored twenty seconds later and Meyer scored again to extend the Saint's lead to 9-6. However, Gannon would rule the final seven minutes as they went on a 4-0 run in the course of three minutes to take a 10-9 lead that would stand. Senior Stacey Reynolds (Severna Park, MD) scored the game winner with 5:12 remaining and Gannon would hold on for the win to move to 9-1-1 while the Saints close out their season at 7-5.

1 2 F
Gannon 3 7 10
Limestone 6 3 9

Limestone: A. Meyer 3-0, Smith 2-0, Kennedy 2-0, Martens 1-0, Buppert 1-0, Crouse 0-2
Gannon: Lee 3-0, Molly Flynn 3-0, Brown 2-0, Reynolds 1-1, Schweiger 1-0

Limestone: Perkins 11
Gannon: Hallock 10

April 17, 2000
Saints Roll 24-1 Over Ferrum

Gaffney, SC – The Limestone College Women’s Lacrosse team notched their seventh victory of the season today as they defeated visiting Ferrum College. The win moves the seventh ranked Saints to 7-4 on the season while Ferrum drops to 1-11.

The Saints had 14 different players in the scoring column as they celebrated senior recognition day. Junior Dawn Smith (Baldwinsville, NY) opened the scoring at the 26:17 mark and the Saints never looked back. Senior Megan Crouse (Gambrills, MD) recorded a career high, 10 points on four goals and six assists while sophomore Angie Meyer (Hanover, MD) and juniors Jody Kennedy (Ajax, ONT) and Stephanie Meyer (Hanover, MD) each contributed three goals.

1 2 F
Ferrum 1 0 1
Limestone 12 12 24

Limestone: Crouse 4-6, A. Meyer 3-0, S. Meyer 3-0, Kennedy 3-0, Buppert 2-0, Rice 2-0, Campbell 1-0, Authement 1-0, Smith 1-2, McCormack 1-0, Cashour 1-2, Allen 1-0, Martens 1-0, Gribbin 0-2
Ferrum: Hodgson 1-0

Limestone: Perkins 4, Kay 5, Herzog 4
Ferrum: Bell 28

April 16, 2000
#7 Saints Drop Close One to #6 Shippensburg

Shippensburg, PA – After spotting the home team five goals, the Limestone College Women’s Lacrosse team came back to make it an interesting afternoon in Shippensburg, but the Raiders held on for the 14-13 win.

Shippensburg opened the scoring with three goals in the first minute of the game and five before Limestone could record a point. Senior Megan Crouse (Gambrills, MD) scored at 26:34 to start the comeback that would bring the Saints within one by half time. The pace was fast and furious as both teams made spectacular runs up and down the field scoring a combined 21 goals in thirty minutes of play for a halftime score of 11-10 in favor of Shippensburg.

In the second half the Saints scored first on an unassisted goal by junior Dawn Smith (Baldwinsville, NY) then took their first lead of the game at 10:15 as Becky Buppert (Westminster, MD) scored to make the score 12-11. Shippensburg responded two minutes later to knot the score at 12 before junior Jody Kennedy scored with 7:15 on the clock to give the Saints the lead at 13-12, but the Raiders would use great defense and two late goals to pull ahead for the win.

1st 2nd Final
Limestone 10 3 13
Shippensburg 11 3 14

Crouse 4-2, Kennedy 3-0, Buppert 1-1, Campbell 1-0, A. Meyer 2-1, Smith 2-0
Sheehan 6-3, Kipp 3-0, Hopkins 2-3, Bussom 1-0, Gaull 1-0, Yohn 1-0

Perkins 14
Porter 3, Clemente 10

April 12, 2000
Kennedy Scores Six to Lead the Saints over Greensboro

Greensboro, NC – Junior Jody Kennedy (Ajax, ONT) scored four of her six goals in the second half to secure a 14-9 win for the Limestone College Saints over Greensboro College today. The win moves the #7 ranked Saints to 6-3 on the season.

Limestone jumped out to a solid 5-0 lead with scoring coming from five different players in the first ten minutes of play. In the second half the Saints started to pull away as Kennedy scored four more and assisted on two. Senior Megan Crouse (Gambrills, MD) found Kennedy twice in less than a minute as the Saints began to pull away. Dawn Smith (Baldwinsville, NY) scored with seven minutes to play to extend the Limestone lead to 14-5, but the pride would not stop fighting as they proceeded to score the last four goals to close the gap.

On the defensive end of the field junior Stephanie Meyer recorded a team high four caused turnovers and added three draw controls to help set the tempo for the Saints. The Pride were led by Lana Smith who scored seven of the teams nine goals.

1 2 F
Limestone 6 8 14
Greensboro 1 8 9

Limestone: Kennedy (6-3), Crouse (1-6), Campbell (2-0), Buppert (1-0), Smith (1-0), A. Meyer (1-0), Rice (1-0), Dorsey (1-0), Cashour (0-1)
Greensboro: Smith (7-0), Gonzales (1-0), Hyatt (1-0), Campbell (0-1)

Saves Limestone: Kay 7, Herzog 1
Greensboro: Schaeffer 25
April 10, 2000
#6 Limestone Stumbles against #5 Longwood

Farmville, VA - The Saints dropped a tough one today to host Longwood College 8-1. Although the score does not show the competitive nature of the game as the Saints were only out-shot 30-27. Midway through the first half with the score 2-0 in favor of the Lancers, the Saints scored what appeared to be a beautiful transition goal, but the officials decided that the play was offside so the goal was removed as the Saints stood in bewilderment. This would be the first of three goals taken away because of calls by the officials.

1 2 F
Limestone o 1 1
Longwood 4 4 8

Limestone: Crouse 1-0
Longwood: Denson 3-0, Hilbert 2-0, Smith 2-0, Beatty 1-0

Limestone: Perkins 7 (20 minutes), Kay 10 (40 minutes)
Longwood: Bunn 19
April 4, 2000
Second Half Surge Propels Limestone to Win

Gaffney, SC - The Limestone College Women's Lacrosse team (5-3) outscored the Pfeiffer Falcons (3-5) 7-2 in the second half to secure a 10-6 victory today at Limestone field. Senior Megan Crouse (Gambrills, MD) paced the home team with 3 goals and 1 assist while freshman Kristi Kinkaid made 25 saves for the visitors. Limestone dominated play the entire game out-shooting Pfeiffer 52-13, but the shots did not find their mark as the Saints found themselves down 4-3 at the break.

The second half proved to be much of the same as Limestone reeled of 31 shots scoring five straight to take a 8-4 lead before the Falcons could answer. Sophomore Angie Meyer (Hanover, MD) opened the half two minutes in with a goal on a fast break. Crouse then pumped in two of her three before juniors Dawn Smith (Baldwinsville, NY) and Jody Kennedy (Ajax, ONT) scored to make it 8-4.

The Falcons received three goals from Andie Grahm. Making a strong defensive performance for the Saints juniors Stephanie Meyer (Hanover, MD) and Kathy Martens (Glen Burnie, MD) combined with seniors Eliza McCormack (Levittown, NY), Christina Gribbin (Crownsville, MD), and Shannon Cashour (Linthicum, MD) to hold the Falcons to only 13 shots and creating 16 turnovers.

1 2 F
Limestone 3 7 10
Pfeiffer 4 2 6

Limestone: Crouse 3-1, Kennedy 1-1, Buppert 2-1, Campbell 0-1, Smith 2-0, A. Meyer 1-1, Allen 1-0
Pfeiffer: Grahm 3-0, Ferner 1-0, Stanfield 1-0, Overturf 1-0

Limestone: Perkins 7
Pfeiffer: Kinkaid 25

Limestone: 52
Pfeiffer: 13

Loose Balls:
Limestone: 23
Pfeiffer: 19

April 1, 2000
Coelho Comes Up Big For California

Gaffney, SC – Although the Limestone College Women’s Lacrosse team outscored the visiting University of California 36-19, the Bears held on for a 9-6 win today. Led by freshman goalie Eden Coelho who recorded 24 saves, Cal moves to 6-5 on the season while Limestone falls to 4-2.

The Bears opened the scoring at 27:41 when Sarah Weatley scored the first of her four goals. The Saints responed as Jody Kennedy (Ajax, ONT) scored one minute later to lock it at one. Cal made two runs, one in the first and one in the second where pushed out to a 9-3 lead, but the Saints would rally in the final 16 minutes of play scoring the final three goals. In the end, Coelho made the difference as she stopped four shots in the final minute of play. Dawn Smith (Baldwinsville, NY) led the scoring for Limestone with two goals and two assists.

1 2 F
California 6 3 9
Limestone 2 4 6

Limestone: Smith 2-2, Kennedy 2-0, A. Meyer 1-0, S. Meyer 1-0
California: Kado 2-0, Wheatly 4-0, Must 1-0, Forrest 0-2, LeMoult 0-1, Monger 0-1

Limestone: Perkins 10
California: Coelho 24

Shots: Limestone 36-19

March 23, 2000
Limestone Women Survive Scare

Hilton Head, SC – The Limestone College Women’s Lacrosse Team needed overtime to defeat Millersville University 11-10 today in a battle of Division II foes. With their second overtime win of the season the Saints move to 4-1 on the year while the Marauders fall to 0-2. The Saints held a 5-2 halftime lead only to see that disappear in the second half as the Marauders went on a 6-1 run. With ten minutes to play Millersville held a 9-7 advantage, but the stingy Saint defense would not allow another goal until the second overtime. Jody Kennedy (Ajax, ONT) scored with 4:13 remaining to bring the game within one and again sophomore Angie Meyer (Hanover, MD) scored the goal that would send the game into overtime.

In the overtime period the Saints controlled most of the six minutes as Becky Buppert (Westminster, MD) scored in the first stanza while Angie Meyer scored her third of the game that would prove to be the game winner. With 20 seconds remaining, Millersville made one final surge creating a one-on-one with Limestone goalie Vicky Perkins (Manlius, NY) that was turned away to secure the win.

1st 2nd OT OT Final
Limestone 5 4 1 1 11
Millersville 2 7 0 1 10

Limestone: A. Meyer (3-1), Smith (3-0), Crouse (2-2), Buppert (1-0), Kennedy (1-0), Allen (1-0), S. Meyer (0-1), Campbell (0-1)
Millersville: Barnett (2-1), Matuslewski (2-1), Burnhetter (2-0), Moss (2-0), Kelly (1-0), Castaldi (1-0), Frankinfield (0-1)

Limestone: Perkins 23
Millersville: Richel 22

March 16, 2000
Second Half Spurt Propels Davidson over Limestone

Gaffney, SC – The Davidson College Wildcats (1-2) used a four goal run at the beginning of the second half to secure a 19-6 win against Limestone College (3-1) today. Molly Cherington (Meridian, NH) and Stephanie Hunter (Melvin Village, NH) led the way for Davidson as each posted four goals and an assist. Angie Meyer (Hanover, MD) paved the way for the Saints with one goal and two assists.

The Saints took an early lead at 1-0 when Meyer scored unassisted just over a minute into the game, but the Wildcats responded with three straight to take the lead. Limestone was able to keep it close at the half, but an early flurry of five goals in six minutes closed the door for Davidson.

1st 2nd Final
Limestone 5 1 6
Davidson 9 10 19

Limestone: A. Meyer (1-2), Allen (1-0), Smith (1-0), Ford (1-0), S.Meyer (1-0), Crouse (1-0), Kennedy (0-1) Davidson: Thornton (1-0), Cherington (4-1), Kenchington (3-0), S.Otto (3-1), Calder (2-1), Raimondo (1-1), Hunter (4-1)

Limestone: Perkins 14, Kay 4
Davidson: Benjamin 5

March 14, 2000

Greensboro, NC - The Limestone College Women's Lacrosse team got off to the best start in program history by defeating Guilford College 25-1 today. The win moves the Saints to 3-0 on the season with their next game on Thursday as Davidson College visits Gaffney.

The Saints boasted twelve different players in the scoring column as ten different Saints scored goals. "It was great to see Gina, Crystal, and Cathy step-up and have hat tricks today," said Michael Scerbo, head coach.

1st 2nd Final
LIMESTONE 15 10 25

Limestone: Crouse (5-6), Campbell (2-1), Buppert (2-3), Kennedy (2-0), A. Meyer (2-1), Allen (2-0), Ford (3-0), Gribbin (0-1), Martens (0-1), Rice (3-0), Smith (1-0), Authement (3-0)
Guilford: Urann (1-0)

Limestone: Perkins 2, Kay 4, Hertzog
Guilford: Weening 24

March 4, 2000
Saints Record Second Win

Roanoke, VA - The Limestone College women's lacrosse team (2-0) traveled to Hollins University today and recorded their second win of the season 18-5. After scoring 13 goals in the first half the Saints cruised to the victory.

Sophomore Becky Buppert (Westminster, MD) scored four goals while senior Megan Crouse (Gambrills, MD) scored three and added five assists.

1 2 Final
Limestone 13 5 18
Hollins 1 4 5

Limestone: Crouse (3-5), Campbell (2-1), Kennedy (2-1), Buppert (4-2), A. Meyer (2-0), Authement (1-0), Ford (1-1), Dorsey (1-1), Rice (2-0)
Hollins: Chewning (2-0), McGarrigle (1-0), Huber (0-1), Dryer (1-0), Moghadam (0-1)

Limestone: Perkins 5, Kay 2, Hertzog 4
Hollins: Liang 9, Frisco 9


March 1, 2000
Saints Use Overtime To Record First Win of the Year

Gaffney, SC – The Limestone College Women’s Lacrosse Team scored three goals in overtime to secure a 9-7 victory today against visiting Mercyhurst College. Sophomore Angie Meyer (Hanover, MD) and senior Megan Crouse (Gambrills, MD) scored three goals each as the Saints out scored the Lakers 7-3 in the second half and overtime. Freshman Kathy Campbell (Centreville, MD) scored with 2:22 left in regulation to bring Limestone within one and Meyer scored her second with fourteen seconds left to send it in to overtime. Junior Dawn Smith (Baldwinsville, NY) scored the goal that proved to be the winner with thirty-one seconds left in the first overtime.
“Our team showed great heart today coming back from a three goal deficit. Angie Meyer stepped up when we needed her to,” said Michael Scerbo, head coach.

1 2 OT OT Final
Limestone 2 4 2 1 9
Mercyhurst 4 2 0 1 7

Limestone: A. Meyer (3-0), Crouse (3-1), Campbell (1-0), Smith (1- 0), Kennedy (1-0), Rice (0-1)
Mercyhurst: Sienkiewicz (1-0), Perry (2-1), Turner (2-0), Shabanza (1-0), Plumley (1-0)

Limestone: Perkins 14
Mercyhurst: Bonvoloir 10

Feb. 26, 2000
Gaffney, SC – The Limestone College Women’s Lacrosse team completed the day and preseason in stellar fashion on Saturday, as they trounced visiting Greensboro College and Wake Forest University in their final scrimmages of the season. On the day the Saints registered 22 goals while only surrendering one.

“Our defense has improved dramatically from last year. Stephanie Meyer has played tremendously in the preseason and the entire sophomore class is showing what a year of experience can do for an athlete,” said Michael Scerbo, head coach.

Last week the Saints traveled to Durham, NC to take part in the South of the Border Tournament where they logged wins against Washington and Lee University 5-1, St. Mary’s College of Maryland 5-1, Villa Julie College 3-2, and Howard University 7-3.

The Saints open the regular season on Wednesday, March 1 as they play host to Division I Mercyhurst College from Erie, PA. Game time is 4:30 PM.