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Top-seeded Le Moyne erased an early deficit, while second-seeded Adelphi led from start-to-finish in the Northeast-10 Conference Women's Lacrosse Semifinals. Here's how the action played out in central New York today -
#1 Le Moyne 11, #4 Stonehill 4 | BOXSCORE
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Freshmen Sidney Hall and Nicole Delany each scored three goals to lead top-ranked and top-seeded Le Moyne to an 11-4 win over 17th-ranked and fourth-seeded Stonehill in the NE10 semifinals on Saturday at Ted Grant Field.
The Dolphins improve to 18-0 on the season and advance to the NE10 Championship game for the sixth time in their seven years in the conference. The Dolphins will take on second-seeded and third-ranked Adelphi on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
The Dolphins and Panthers are meeting for conference title for the third straight year and for the sixth time in seven years. The Panthers have claimed four of the previous five meetings, with the Dolphins winning the middle matchup in 2013.
#2 Adelphi 14, #3 New Haven 7 | BOXSCORE
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - For the eighth consecutive season, Adelphi will contend for an NE10 title after cruising to a 14-7 victory over #3 New Haven (14-4) in the semifinals Saturday afternoon.
NE10 Player of the Year Jacqueline Jahelka topped all players with five points behind her 11th hat trick this season with two assists. Michele Scannell, who won four draw controls and scooped up three ground balls also recorded a hat trick as teammate and Rookie of the Year Alison Johnson added three tallies of her own. Ryley Weber and her sister Shea Weber combined on defense to win nine draw controls and collect six ground balls on the afternoon.
The #2 Panthers (17-1) started off the rainy contest with eight consecutive goals before New Haven broke the silence, sneaking their first in under the 11-minute mark.
The #2 Panthers will take on #1 Le Moyne on Sunday, May 7 at 1:00 p.m. on Ted Grant Field. The team will look to avenge their only regular season conference loss from April 18, when the Dolphins took a 5-4 win on their home turf.
2017 NE10 Women's Lacrosse Championship
Wednesday, May 3rd
Game 1: #1 Le Moyne 13, #8 Franklin Pierce 1
Game 2: #2 Adelphi 16, #7 Bentley 1
Game 3: #3 New Haven 13, #6 Assumption 5
Game 4: #4 Stonehill 16, #5 Pace 9
Saturday, May 6th
Semifinals (Final four at Le Moyne)
Game 5: #1 Le Moyne 11, #4 Stonehill 4
Game 6: #2 Adelphi 14, #3 New Haven 7
Sunday, May 7th
Game 7: #1 Le Moyne vs. #2 Adelphi
Information for this release provided by the athletic communications staffs at Adelphi and Le Moyne.
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