BRYN ATHYN, Pa. – It was a memorable day for the Bryn Athyn College women's lacrosse team as the Lions secured a place in the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) Tournament for the first time and Bri Lennox became the Lions' all-time points leader in an 18-2 victory over Rosemont Tuesday afternoon on General Ronald K. Nelson Field.
Lennox surpassed Sabrina Colbridge (2016-18) for the top spot on the Bryn Athyn all-time points list when she scored the second of her four goals on a free-position shot with 8:32 left in the first half to record her 108th career point and make the game score 8-1 Lions. The sophomore attack finished the game with four goals and two assists to make her career total 112 points.
She also added six ground balls, six draw controls, and one caused turnover.
Bryn Athyn will be a top-three seed for the upcoming CSAC Tournament after improving its overall record to 7-3 and CSAC mark to 5-2. The Lions are postseason bound for the second straight season, but it will the first time that the team will compete in the CSAC Tournament since joining the league last summer.
In addition to Lennox's six points, Payton Gormley had a game-high seven points (five goals, two assists), Tina Tu racked up five points (two goals, three assists), Rose Glass scored four times, and Chantal Farmer racked up two goals, nine draw controls, and three caused turnovers. Brittany Gunther also added a goal.
Bryn Athyn took advantage of three free-position opportunities to help the Lions get out to a 5-0 lead midway through the opening half. Glass, Lennox, and Tu all scored free-position goals, while Gunther and Gormley scored during the run of play.
After J'Nea Jenkins got the Ravens (2-11, 2-6 CSAC) on the board with a free-position goal at the 10:56 mark, the Lions ran off the final six goals of the half—including two each from Lennox and Glass—to go to the break up 11-1.
Gormley scored twice in the first 3:23 of the second half and Lennox added her fourth goal to widen the gap to 14-1. Emily Johnston broke the Lions' run with her only goal of the contest with 21:49 left. Glass, Farmer, Tu, and Gormley all scored during the last 12:56 to close out the scoring.
Sarah Smith made three saves to earn the win, while Rosemont's Isabel Acosta stopped 16 shots.
Bryn Athyn goes on the road to take on Centenary (N.J.) in a CSAC match on Saturday, April 20 at noon.