New Haven, Conn. - Sophomore Kaitlin D'Agostino (Hamden, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College women's lacrosse team netted a team-best two goals as the Falcons fell to Purchase, 18-3, in non-conference play on Thursday evening at Celentano Field.
FINAL SCORE: Purchase 18 | Albertus Magnus 3
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (3-3) | Purchase (5-0)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Purchase came out charing out of the gate taking a commanding 12-0 lead at the half.
Down 14-0 in the second, sophomore Courtney Cacace (Brookfield, Conn.) was able to find the back of the net for the Falcons' first of the game at the 22:13 mark. Shortly after, Purchase scored back-to-back goals putting the game out of reach, 16-1.
At the 11:41 mark, D'Agostino would score her first of the game on a free position shot, but a pair of goals from Astrella Dacosta extended the visitors' lead 18-2. D'Agostino would score the final goal of the game at the 1:08 as the Falcons fell at home, 18-3.
BETWEEN THE PIPES
- Albertus Magnus – Lexie Fenn (W, 3-3): 14 Goals-Against | 4 Saves | 18 Shots
- Albertus Magnus – Grace Vestro: 4 Goals-Against | 2 Save | 6 Shots
- Purchase – Allyson Wong (W, 5-0): 3 Goals-Against | 8 Saves | 11 Shots
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- Purchase finished the game 17-of-19 in clear attempts and was 0-for-1 in free position shots.
- Albertus Magnus was 9-of-12 in clears and went 1-for-6 in free position shots.
- The Falcons held a 17-16 edge in ground balls.
- Both teams registered 11 draw controls.
- The Panthers outshot the hosts by a 27-14 margin.
- Sophomore Courtney Cacace (Brookfield, Conn.) scored one of the Falcons' three goals.
- Purchase was led by Zoe Hines who registered four goals and five assists for nine points while Kelly Turtell posted a team-best six goals and an assist for seven points.
- Five different players registered a caused turnover for Albertus Magnus.
- Senior Robyn Grimshaw (Waterbury, Conn.) recorded a team-best four draw controls.
- Six different players from Albertus Magnus collected two ground balls each.
The Falcons return to the field on Saturday, March 31 with a road GNAC clash against Simmons beginning at 11 a.m.