FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

April 4, 2009

 

 

 

VOYER SCORES FOUR AS RIC WOMEN’S LACROSSE FALLS TO KEENE STATE

 

Keene, NH—Freshman midfielder Molly Voyer (Lincoln, RI) scored four goals, while sophomore attacker Suany Almonte (Warwick, RI) contributed a goal and three assists, as the Rhode Island College women’s lacrosse team lost, 16-7, at Keene State on Saturday afternoon.

 

 

 

 

 

 Freshman Midfielder Molly Voyer

 

 

 

Keene State improves to 4-6 overall and evens its Little East Conference mark at 1-1. Rhode Island College falls to 1-7 overall and 0-3 in league action.

 

 

 

The Owls scored early and often, netting seven goals in the first six minutes of the game. Junior Dene Tully (Peabody, MA) scored two goals and sophomore Lauren Sawyer (Westbrook, ME) had a goal and three assists in the early uprising.

 

 

 

After Voyer scored goals 20 seconds apart to make it 10-3, KSC freshman Brittany Bastarache (Somers, CT) scored her first goal of the season with one second on the clock to give the Owls an 11-3 halftime lead.

 

 

 

The two teams traded goals throughout the second half. Sawyer finished the game with two goals and four assists for Keene State. Jamie Albert (Southington, CT), Sarah Munger (East Lyme, CT) and Bastarache each had two goals for the Owls.

 

 

 

KSC senior goalie Jen Gearing (Westfield, MA) finished the game with 10 saves. Hilary Switzer (Woonsocket, RI), RIC’s sophomore goalie, stopped nine shots.

 

 

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Salve Regina on Monday, Apr. 6.

 

 

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