Link: Box Score
Providence, R.I. - The Albertus Magnus College women's lacrosse team fell on the road to Johnson & Wales University, 20-2, on Wednesday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play at the Scotts Miracle-Gro Complex.
FINAL: Johnson & Wales 20 | Albertus Magnus 2
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (1-5, 1-3) | Johnson & Wales (5-2, 3-0)
HOW IT HAPPENED
First Half (14-2 JWU)
- Junior Kaitlin D'Agostino (Hamden, Conn.) scored the first goal of the game at the 27:57 mark following a good clear attempt to give the Falcons the one-goal edge.
- Two minutes later, JWU evened the score at 1-1 behind a goal from Maria Patane before rattling off six straight goals to push its lead to 7-1 with 19:33 left on the clock.
- Freshman Madison Neilander (Wallingford, Conn.) broke up the Wildcats' run scoring her 10th of the season to cut the deficit to five, 7-2.
- JWU closed out the first with a 7-0 run, including two goals from Marley Medina and Dani Lydecker, to take a commanding 14-2 lead at the half.
Second Half (6-0 JWU)
- Albertus was held to only four shots in the second while JWU tacked on an additional six goals to put the game away 20-2.
- Four different Falcons registered a caused turnover.
- Senior Lexie Fenn (Oakville, Conn.) finished the game with a team-high four ground balls.
- Sophomore Katherin Martinez (Norwalk, Conn.) scooped up three ground balls.
- D'Agostino and Alexis Lape (Bristol, Conn.) won a draw control each.
- The Wildcats were led offensively by Patane who finished the game with eight points behind four goals and four assists.
- Allison Pazienski also served as a threat for JWU as she recorded a team-high six goals and an assist for seven points.
- Dani Lydecker won nine draw controls for the hosts while Marley Medina collected six.
BETWEEN THE PIPES
- Lexie Fenn (L, 1-5): 14 Goals-Against | 12 Saves | 26 Shots
- Grace Vestro (Waterbury, Conn.): 6 Goals-Against | 4 Saves | 10 Shots
- Cassidy O'Hara (W, 4-1): 2 Goals-Against | 3 Saves | 5 Shots
Albertus continues GNAC play on Saturday, March 23 with a road contest at Saint Joseph's of Maine. Game time is set for 12 p.m.