New Haven, Conn. - The Albertus Magnus College women's lacrosse team lost to Johnson & Wales, 20-2, on Tuesday evening in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) clash at Celentano Field.
FINAL SCORE: Johnson & Wales 20 | Albertus Magnus 2
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (4-9, 0-8) | Johnson & Wales (11-2, 8-0)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Over the first eight minutes of play, Johnson & Wales controlled the tempo of the game outscoring the Falcons, 7-0, until the 22:21 mark as sophomore Korina Zelaya (Trumbull, Conn.) broke Falcons' silence with her 16th goal of the season.
The Wildcats would resume control on offense, pushing their lead to 12-1, before sophomore Courtney Cacace (Brookfield, Conn.) scored the Falcons final goal of the half, 12-2, and game on a free position shot with 4:01 left in the first.
Johnson & Wales put the game away scoring eight goals over the final 30 minutes of play to secure the road win and remain undefeated in the GNAC.
BETWEEN THE PIPES
- Albertus Magnus - Lexie Fenn (L, 4-9): 20 Goals-Against | 9 Saves | 29 Shots
- Johnson & Wales - Cassidy O'Hara (W, 11-2): 2 Goals-Against | 6 Saves | 8 Shots
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- Allison Pazienski paced the Wildcat offense with a game-high five goals while Madeline Bishara added four goals of her own behind five shots on goals.
- Marley Medina assisted three of the Wildcats' 20 goals as well as collected two goals, scooped up two ground balls and won six draw controls.
- Albertus Magnus was 8-for-10 in clears and 1-of-6 in free position shots compared to Johnson & Wales who was 2-of-2 in free position shots and 17-of-19 in clears.
- The Wildcats edged the Falcons in ground balls, 20-15, draw controls, 13-11, and shots, 35-15.
- The Falcons posted eight caused turnovers, including three from Katherin Martinez (Norwalk, Conn.) and Sabrina Pohlig (West Palm Beach, Fla.).
- Johnson & Wales had five players record a caused turnover.
- Sophomore Kaitlin D'Agostino (Hamden, Conn.) recorded a game-high 10 draw controls while scooping up two ground balls and caused a turnover.
Albertus Magnus returns to action this Saturday, April 21 with a road contest at Norwich. Game time is set for 1 p.m.