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Cardinal Crushes Aggies In Home Opener
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 02/17/2001

Feb. 17, 2001

Stanford, CA - Stanford took an early lead this afternoon, with sophomore Liz Lanese scoring the first goal of the game after 36 seconds of play. The Cardinal went on to outplay UC-Davis in a 10-2 victory. An outstanding effort on offense led to seven different Stanford scorers, including three goals by Lanese in the first half. Up 6-2 at half-time, the Cardinal defense shut down the Aggies and kept them scoreless for the remainder of the game.

Under first-year head coach Michele Uhlfelder (Maryland '91), Stanford (2-0 overall, 2-0 WWLL) looks to repeat its success as three-year reigning Western Women's Lacrosse League Champion. The Cardinal defeated the Aggies 12-9 last year in the WWLL Championship Game. Other standouts from today's game include senior tri-captain Katharine Barnes with two goals, and freshman Noor Dawood who scored at 29 seconds into the second half and added an assist to sophomore Sarah Sawyer with 16:59 to play in the game. On defense, freshman Katie Grube led the team with five caused turnovers and three groundballs.

Next Saturday, February 24, the Cardinal hosts the Gaels of St. Mary's at 1pm on Maloney field.

Stanford scorers: Lanese 3, Barnes 2, Dawood, Dietrich, Nyborg, Sawyer, Strumolo.
UC-Davis scorers: Albin, Roberts.
Keeper saves: (S) Neumann 6.


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