|Castleton University||University of New England|
BIDDEFORD, Maine — Five different players each contributed a pair of goals to help the University of New England women’s lacrosse team to a 13-9 win over Castleton University in a non-conference match played in frigid conditions Sunday afternoon at the Big Blue Turf.
UNE is now 2-0 on the young season, while Castleton is 0-1.
Nichole Carvalho (SO/South Kingstown, R.I.), Jocelyn Davee (SR/Freeport, Maine), Brooke Kelleher (SR/Exeter, N.H.), Korinne Bohunsky (SO/Eliot, Maine) and Anna Stowell (FY/Sutton, N.H.) were the multiple goal-scorers for UNE. Carvalho dished out three assists to lead all players with five points, while Davee and Kelleher each had a pair of helpers.
Castleton was led by a three-goal performance by Hannah Braman (JR/Chelsea, Vt.).
The Nor’easters led from start-to-finish, scoring the first two goals of the afternoon en route to a 6-2 halftime cushion. The Spartans would get no closer than three the rest of the match.
UNE dominated in ground balls (34-16) and caused turnovers (16-4). Davee scooped up seven ground balls to lead all players, while Jolena Lampron (JR/Lyman, Maine) contributed four draw controls and three ground balls.
The Spartans received a match-high nine draw controls from Grace Johnson (SR/South Burlington, Vt.).
Winning goalkeeper Maritza Nary (SO/Dover, N.H.) registered seven saves for UNE. Samantha Hebb (SO/Ashland, Mass.) had 12 for Castleton, which plays at Western New England University on Tuesday.