|Gordon College||University of New England|
WENHAM, Mass. — The trio of Nichole Carvalho, Korinne Bohunsky and Jocelyn Davee accounted for 10 goals and seven assists to power the University of New England women’s lacrosse team to a 15-13 Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) win over Gordon College Wednesday afternoon at Brigham Athletic Complex.
UNE won its third consecutive match to improve to 8-6 overall and 5-1 in conference play. The Fighting Scots (8-6, 3-3 CCC) lost for the third time in-a-row.
Carvalho paced the winners with four goals, while Bohunsky and Davee added three apiece and combined for seven assists. Anna Stowell chipped in a pair of markers for UNE.
Gordon’s Olivia McCarrick led all players with six goals, five of which came after halftime. Caroline Walton and Anna Rourke each scored twice.
Trailing 3-2 with 18:10 remaining in the first half, the Nor’easters reeled off six straight goals to assume an 8-3 advantage. Bohunsky and Davee each tallied twice to help fuel the spurt. UNE would lead 9-5 at intermission.
The Fighting Scots closed to within two (9-7) early in the opening minutes of the second frame, but UNE responded with 6-2 run over the ensuing 15 minutes to forge a 15-9 cushion. Gordon made it interesting the rest of the way, scoring four unanswered goals before running out of time.
Bohunsky led UNE with five ground balls, while Davee contributed four draw controls and three ground balls. Jolena Lampron and Kasey Rubenstein combined for seven caused turnovers and seven ground balls. Goalkeeper Maritza Nary came up with five saves to register the victory.
MC Aston had a huge game for Gordon, racking up eight draw controls, five ground balls and three assists. Melanie Dwyer had eight stops in goal