Karen Chesley had a hat trick -- including two goals in the second half -- and added an assist as visiting Towson State (7-4) powered past Drexel, 11-6, in an America East women's college lacrosse game yesterday in Philadelphia.
Towson took a 3-1 lead during a four-minute surge at the midpoint of the first half. Megan Drake (two goals, two assists) opened the scoring at 19: 43 and closed it with 5: 52 left in the game.
Drexel pulled within one goal twice in the first half -- 3-2 at 9: 41 and 4-3 at 6: 54 -- before Towson scored three unanswered goals in the second half -- starting with Amy Buck's at the 25: 39 mark -- to build a 9-4 advantage.
Pub Date: 4/18/97