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Thanks to two goals from Delaney Lappin, Drexel overcame a first-half delay and knocked out William & Mary 2-1 on Thursday in the Colonial Athletic Association quarterfinals in Philadelphia.
W&M goalkeeper Zoe Doughty blocked a penalty kick in the 22nd minute, and seventh-seeded cricket Bassa gave the tribe (7-8-4) a 1-0 lead in the 42nd minute, with Ivy Crane veering Nicole Sellers from a free kick to Bassa. .
But after the break, Labin – who was named CAA Player of the Year – managed to drag the Dragons (11-2-5) even in the 50th minute, then put them ahead in the 60th minute. The crossbar rejected her attempt to score a hat-trick in the 66th minute. .
Drexel advanced to another semi-final on his court at 2 p.m. Sunday against the winner between third seed Northeastern and sixth seed Stony Brook. It will be the Dragons’ first appearance in the semi-finals since 2017.
W&M, which made the conference championship for the first time since 2017, finished with a loss in three of its last four matches.
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Brandy Troutman scored three goals and provided an assist, as the Eastern Mennonite (10-6, 3-4 Old Dominion Athletic Conference) won 4-1 Wednesday over Virginia Wesleyan (2-13, 0-7) in Harrisonburg.
VWU beat EMU 4-0 in the first quarter but couldn’t find a goal. The Royals took a 1-0 lead early in the second quarter on Troutmann’s first goal.
Marlins’ Stephanie Hawke returned the score five minutes into the fourth quarter with her fourth goal of the year, bouncing back a Lauren Hedspeth shot. But after just 54 seconds, Trotman responded with a goal in the 52nd minute. She scored again in the 54th minute to score her 15th goal of the season, then helped score Morgan Leslie’s goal in the 56th minute.
EMU outnumbered VWU 23-9, with Marlins’ Emma Weir making nine saves.
Defending champion Longwood was chosen to win the Big South Conference, while Radford tied for sixth.
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Guard Isaiah Wilkins has made up the all-conference first team for the Lancers, coached by Virginia Beach native Griff Aldrich.
Looking for a spark after a 0-3 ECHL start, the Norfolk Admirals return to play at 7:05 on Friday in Scope to start a three-game, three-night series against the Maine Mariners. This will be the first game within the Northern Division of Norfolk, which was in the Southern Division until this season.
The Admirals also played a three-game streak on consecutive days to start the season, and they don’t want to repeat that. They held their season opener at home, losing 5-2 to the South Carolina Stingrays. They then traveled to South Carolina for two games, losing 8-1 to stingrays in Charleston and 3-2 to Greenville Swamp Rabbits.
The Admiral paints their ‘City Series’ uniform. They will represent Hampton in the Friday and 6:05 p.m. games on Saturday against the Mariners, a subsidiary of the Boston Bruins in the NHL. Sunday’s game will be at 3:05 and Norfolk’s last home game will be until November 23.
Cody Milan’s three passes and Blake Murray’s goal hit the Admiral’s rhythm on their first weekend. Joe Widmar and Carson Moser each had a goal and an assist.
Maine (2-1) was led by Nick Master (one goal and four assists), Cameron Askew (two goals and two assists) and Nick Jermain (three goals). The Mariners opened last weekend with a three-game streak with the Trois-Rivieres Lions, affiliated with the Montreal Canadiens.
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