LAUREN Cregan scored 2-3 as Letterkenny Institute of Technology overcame DCU 4 in the HEC Ladies Championship Moynihan Cup.
Letterkenny Institute of Technology 3-16 DCU 4 3-06
LyIT romped to a ten-point win with Nicole Gordon grabbing the other goal.
In a tense exchange DCU claimed the first score after dominating the first five minutes of the game.
By the tenth minute LyIT were 2-4 to 0-1 in front following an onslaught of sweeping moves which saw goals from Cregan and Gordon.
DCU were persistent adding 1-3 to their tally late in the half, leaving three point between the teams at half time.
An organised, focused, Lyit took hold of the second half denying DCU a score until the final few minutes.
A third goal from Creggan combined with everyone in the midfield and forward line chipping in with points, gave LyIT a deserved win and a place in the championship quarter finals where they will face the winners of Trinity College and CIT.
Letterkenny Institute of Technology: Aoife McColgan; Aisling Nee, Hannah Shiels, Shauna McFadden; Sarah Doherty, Nicole Gordon (1-0), Katie Long; Kathy Ward (0-2), Clodagh Brennan (0-1), Aishleen McGuinness (0-1), Emma McMahon (0-2), Julie Trearty (0-1); Nadine Friel (0-1), Lauren Cregan (2-3), Grainne O’Neill (0-4). Subs: Grainne Tibby, Clara Bradley, Marie Kelly Michelle Renaghan, Eimear Friel (0-1), Lauryn Biggins, Sarah Heneghan, Aoife McKelvey, Rosa Kelly, Danielle McDevitt.