WESTMINSTER, Md. - Four goals in a 1-minute, 43-second span turned a three-goal halftime deficit into a 7-6 lead for Lebanon Valley en route to a 14-10 victory over McDaniel in the championship game of the 2013 ECAC Mid-Atlantic women's lacrosse tournament on Sunday.
Anna Beaudry (Amherst, Mass./Amherst Regional) and Anna Molhenrich (Towson, Md./Mercy) led the Green Terror (11-9) with three goals apiece.
Hana Krechel, who was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player, paced the Flying Dutchmen (13-5) with six assists to give her 410 points for her career to finish third all-time in Division III history.
Trailing 6-3 after Paige Messersmith (Phoenix, Md./Dulaney) raced to goal and scored 2.0 seconds remaining in the first half, Krechel found Anna Pagels for the first of her three second-half markers with 27:48 on the clock.
Tori Kuntz won the ensuing draw control and went right to go to trim the margin to 6-5 just 13 seconds later.
A Mel Modrick-to-Sam Boyce tally 45 seconds later evened the game before Modrick found the back of the back of the net another 45 seconds later for Lebanon Valley's first lead.
Back-to-back Krechel-to-Boyce connections extended the advantage to 9-6 with 19:08 on the clock before Krechel made it three straight helpers, finding Pagels for a four-goal edge.
Beaudry snapped a 12-minute, 18-second stretch without a goal, scoring off a Bridget Bopst (Westminster, Md./South Carroll) assist with 17:44 to play.
Goals from Modrick, Jenny Simensky and Pagels, however, in a span of 3:47 stretched the lead to 13-7 with 10:47 on the clock.
Samantha Barbeito (Myersville, Md./Middletown) found Monica Parcell (Prospect Park, Pa./Interboro) with 8:52 showing and Beaudry converted a free-position attempt three minutes later to trim the margin to four.
Kuntz and Beaudry each scored in the final 2:35 to set the final margin.
Two Molhenrich goals keyed a 4-0 start to the game.
Entrot found Messersmith just 43 seconds into the game, staking McDaniel to an early 1-0 lead.
Molhenrich extended the advantage to two with a free-position goal 54 seconds later.
Goals from Entrot and Molhenrich pushed the lead to 4-0 with 20:38 showing to force a Lebanon Valley timeout.
With 16:03 to play, Krechel found Modrick to break up the shutout but Molhenrich completed her hat trick a minute and a half later to reestablish the four-goal advantage.
Back-to-back Bailey Benz tallies 50 seconds apart closed the deficit to 5-3.