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No. 15 Stanford Downs California, 14-6
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 04/23/2003

April 23, 2003

Stanford, Calif. - No. 15 Stanford women's lacrosse picked up a 14-6 win tonight over California on a chilly night at Maloney Field. The Cardinal improve 11-3 overall and 4-0 in the Mountain Pacific Lacrosse League (MPLL) for the regular season title. The Golden Bears fall to 10-5 overall with a 3-1 mark in MPLL action.

The Cardinal took a resounding 4-0 lead in the first 6:24 with two goals by sophomore Kelsey Twist. Julia Calzonetti contributed one goal and one assist as the Cardinal took the early lead. California got on the board at 7:53, but Stanford scored twice in the next 30 seconds. Claire Calzonetti took offensive control as she scored three goals and added one assist to help the Cardinal to an 8-2 margin. Each team scored two more times in the first half as Stanford held the 10-4 lead at the break.

In the second half, Abbi Hills and Megan Burker tacked on quick goals in the first five minutes to give the Cardinal its biggest lead of the night at 12-4. Twist wrapped up the night for Stanford with two goals to make her the night's leading scorer, while Cal added two scores in the second half as the Cardinal took the 14-6 victory.

Stanford's two seniors, Virginia Solomon and Lauren Dietrich, both saw time in tonight's game after being honored before the match as tonight was the final regular season home game. Solomon picked up six saves .

Stanford will be on the road next week with games at Cornell on Monday, April 29th and at Colgate on Tuesday, April 30th. Stanford will return home to host the MPLL Tournament on May 3-4.

Team
1
2
Final
Stanford
10
4
14
California
4
2
6
Shots: Stanford 20, California 20.
Stanford Scorers: Kelsey Twist 4, Megan Burker 3, Claire Calzonetti 3, Julia Calzonetti 2, Abbi Hills 2.
Stanford Assists: Kelsey Twist 2, Sarah Bach 1, Kim Cahill 1, Claire Calzonetti 1, Julia Calzonetti 1.
California Scorers: Molly Brady 2, Julianne Wu 2, Emily Edwards 1, Freya Lund 1.
California Assists: Colleen O'Mara 2, Julianne Wu 1.
Saves: Christina Saikus (Stanford) 8, Virginia Solomon (Stanford) 6; Eden Coelho (Cal) 7.

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