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Women’s Lacrosse April 3, 2004

The West Chester University women’s lacrosse team defeated Lock Haven University on Sat-urday afternoon with a score of 14-11. The victory kept WCU atop the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Standings with a perfect 4-0 record, while the Golden Rams are 7-1.

West Chester was led by Kirstin McGoldrick, who amassed a seven-point game thanks to her four goals and three assists, and Katelyn Martin who posted a hat-trick. Caitlin Pettit added two goals and three assists in the win. West Chester led 6-3 at the half, then the two clubs ratcheted up the offense by tallying eight goals each in the second. The Golden Rams host Shippensburg Monday at 3:30 p.m.

Men’s Tennis

March 30, 2004

Kutztown zipped by West Chester on Tuesday afternoon 9-0. The Golden Bears dominated the match from the outset. Jeff Kazlauskas fought through a tough 6-2, 6-1 loss at fifth singles.

Women’s Lacrosse

March 31, 2004

Caitlin Pettit registered a game-high seven points as number 3 West Chester remained unbeaten in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference with a 16-9 victory Wednesday at Millersville. The win moved the Golden Rams to 3-0 in the conference and 6-1 overall. Pettit scored four times and assisted on three other goals to lead the WCU offense. Danielle Roy and Kirstin McGoldrick also produced strong games for WCU. Roy had three goals, while McGoldrick scored twice and assisted on two other goals. The Golden Rams received two goals and one assist from Kathleen Sheehan, but the senior was red-carded in the first half and lost for the remainder of the contest. The rest of the Golden Rams picked up the offense to break open a close 10-7 halftime game. West Chester outscored the Marauders 6-2 following intermission.

Women’s Tennis

March 30, 2004

Kutztown rolled by West Chester on Tuesday afternoon 9-0. The Golden Bears dominated the match from the outset. Amanda Zern and Jessica Foltin battled through a grueling first singles contest before finally succumbing 8-4.


March 30, 2004

Justin Hanley tossed nine innings of four-hit ball as West Chester thumped Philadelphia University 8-1 Tuesday afternoon at Serpico Stadium. The victory lifted the number 13 Golden Rams to 21-2-2 on the season. Matt Redcay went 3 for 4 with two runs scored and a double, while Erik Ruff doubled, drove in a pair of runs and scored one. Ben White tripled in the contest and recorded an RBI. WCU scored four times in the third inning and eventually built an 8-0 lead before Philly U. scored once in the ninth.


April 3, 2004

The West Chester University baseball team swept the Warriors of East Stroudsburg University 8-0 and 4-1 on Saturday afternoon, taking three of four games in the series and moving atop the division all alone. The Golden Rams improved their overall record to 24-3-2 overall and 7-1 in the Eastern Division of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference, taking first place by a full game over Mansfield. The Mounties and Kutztown split their four game series leaving the Golden Bears two games out of first at 5-3. Game one was a masterpiece by Kyle Frees who improved his record to 3-1 on the year. Frees tossed the complete-game shut-out by striking out seven and yielding no walks. Jarad Lydon led the Golden Rams with a 3-for-4 afternoon. He drove in four runs and smacked a double. Josh Wagner was 2 for 4 with an RBI and one run scored, while Matt Redcay scored two runs and reached base twice on singles in four at-bats. Josh Yocum ripped a pair of doubles, going 2 for 3 with a run and two RBI. Jeff Lamb was also 2 for 4 with two runs scored.

In the second game, Erik Ruff pitched and hit his way to his fourth victory of the season by smacking a home run, driving in two runs, and striking out five over seven complete innings. He allowed one run and seven hits while walking only one batter.


April 2, 2004

Jeff Brennan allowed just one run in earning his sixth victory of the season on Friday afternoon in a 5-2 win over East Stroudsburg University. The Golden Rams suffered a 9-2 loss in the second game as WCU and ESU split a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Eastern Division double-header in the Poconos. West Chester is now 22-3-2 overall on the season and 5-1 in the PSAC East, while East Stroudsburg is 10-15 and 1-5. Brennan continued his All-Star year by winning his sixth game against no losses. He permitted just his second earned run of the entire season in tossing his sixth straight complete game.

Josh Wagner was the offensive catalyst for the Golden Rams. The veteran went 2 for 3 with two runs scored and one RBI. He also reached base on a walk. Erik Ruff went 1 for 3 with two RBI, while Ben White singled and scored. In the nightcap ESU scored in every inning and used a bases-clearing double in the home sixth to ice its first league win of the season.

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