April 11, 2009






Providence, RIóJunior attacker Taylor Cambal (West Yarmouth, MA) scored six goals and added an assist as Plymouth State snapped a three-game losing streak in a 15-5 win over Rhode Island College in Little East Conference womenís lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon.




The Panthers improve to 2-7 overall and 2-1 in the LEC, while the Anchorwomen lose for the eighth straight time, falling to 1-9 overall and 0-3 in league action.




RIC got on the board first as sophomore midfielder Suany Almonte (Warwick, RI) took the ball at midfield and raced in for a goal at 1:35. The Panthers scored the next three goals as freshman midfielder Nicole Grover (Yarmouth, ME), Cambal and freshman midfielder Brianna Davis (Framingham, MA) all tallied to make the score, 3-1, at 8:06.






 Junior Midfielder Emily Conte




The two teams played a scoreless 11:02 until Almonte set up junior midfielder Emily Conte (North Providence, RI) for a goal to pull the Anchorwomen within one, 3-2, at 19:26. The Panthers stormed back with five consecutive goals, led by two Davis markers, to take an 8-2 lead into halftime.




PSU freshman attack Jenn Foley (Tewksbury, MA) scored 44 seconds into the second half to make the score 9-2. Conte set up RIC freshman midfielder Ashleigh Sullivan (Port Jefferson Station, NY) at 32:01, before Cambal put the game out of reach with four straight goals.




Almonte and freshman attacker Molly Voyer (Lincoln, RI) scored goals down the stretch for the hosts.




Davis finished with three goals, while Grover and junior midfielder Kalie Judd (Peabody, MA) added two apiece.




PSU freshman Nicole Provencher (Guilford, CT) made six saves to earn her second (2-7) win. RIC sophomore Hilary Switzer (Woonsocket, RI) made 11 saves in a losing effort (1-9).




The visitors outshot RIC, 35-16, and held an advantage in ground balls, 32-23, as well.




In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will play at UMass Dartmouth on Tuesday, April 14.