HOW IT HAPPENED
• Lesley got on the board first when
freshman midfielder Sam Ring (Thousand Oaks, CA) blasted in a
shot in the 30th minute for the 1-0 advantage.
• The Lynx scored what would prove to
be the game-winning goal at the 41:50 mark when junior midfielder
Jordan Mitchell (Sachse, TX) had a one touch into the back of
the net after a crossing pass from sophomore midfielder Katelyn
Scott (Glendora, CA) for the 2-0 advantage heading into
• Lesley added an insurance goal in
the 57th minute as junior forward Samantha Bessey
(Algonquin, IL) scored with an assist from freshman midfielder
Julia Cohn (Farmington, CT) for the 3-0 lead.
• DeGrooth put RIC on the board with
a penalty kick at the 89:03 mark, but it wouldn’t be enough as
Lesley held on for the 3-1 victory.
• RIC sophomore goalkeeper Erica
Edwards (North Kingstown, RI) made five saves in the setback.
• Senior goalkeeper Lilly Donovan
(Newburyport, MA) notched three stops for Lesley in the victory.