|Albertus Magnus College||Saint Joseph's College|
PORTLAND, Maine – Saint Joseph’s College (11-3, 7-1 GNAC) toppled Albertus Magnus College (4-9, 1-8 GNAC), 15-2, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) women’s lacrosse contest at Fitzpatrick Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
With the score tied 1-1 seven minutes into the game, the Monks rattled off 13 unanswered goals en route to securing a 14-1 cushion with 17:37 left in the second half. Albertus sophomore Aida Sarr (Bronx, N.Y.) and Saint Joseph’s freshman Micary Verville (Portland, Maine/Deering) traded goals in the closing 10 minutes to account for the 15-2 final.
Prior to the start of the contest, the Monks held a brief ceremony to honor the program’s two seniors: Jackie Wilson (Tiverton, R.I.) and Meghan Fullarton (Windham, Maine). Family members for both seniors collected at midfield with the parents accepting flowers and the players receiving a nice round of applause for their contributions during their four years in the program.
Saint Joseph’s freshman Kaylin Mansir (West Gardiner, Maine) stopped eight of the 10 shots she faced to improve to 11-3 on the season while Albertus Magnus sophomore Lexie Fenn (Oakville, Conn.) registered 17 saves and four ground balls in a losing effort.
Junior Elyse Caiazzo (Scarborough, Maine/Cheverus) tallied four goals, two assists, four ground balls, two draw controls, and a caused turnover
Wilson netted three goals with an assist, six ground balls, seven draw controls, and a pair of caused turnovers
Sophomore Kayla Kelly (York, Maine) scored two goals with an assist, three ground balls, and two caused turnovers
Freshman Madison Beaulieu (West Gardiner, Maine) scored twice and was credited with an assist
Sophomore Samantha Medlin (Kingston, Mass.) tallied two goals with three ground balls
Verville scored and added three ground balls, three draw controls, and a pair of caused turnovers
Junior Brianne Maloney (South Portland, Maine) chipped in with four caused turnovers
Freshman Courtney Cacace (Brookfield, Conn.) scored a goal with two ground balls
Freshman Kaitlin D’Agostino (Hamden, Conn.) registered two ground balls and four draw controls.
Freshman Korina Zelaya (Trumbull, Conn.) picked up four ground balls