FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

April 14, 2009

 

 

 

CORSAIRS KEEP ANCHORWOMEN
WINLESS IN LITTLE EAST PLAY

 

North Dartmouth, MA—Freshman attacker Molly Voyer (Lincoln, RI) led Rhode Island College with two goals, five draw controls and two ground balls, but the Anchorwomen never recovered from an eight-goal first half deficit, falling, 17-4, at UMass Dartmouth’s Cressy Field in Little East Conference women’s lacrosse action on Tuesday night.

 

 

 

 

 

 Freshman Attacker Molly Voyer

 

 

 

UMass Dartmouth scored 10 unanswered goals, and five within a span of 7:07 early in the first half, to erase a 2-0 RIC lead. The Corsairs improved to 4-6 and 2-1 in the Little East Conference with the victory, while the Anchorwomen fell to 1-10 and 0-4 with the defeat.

 

 

 

Six different players scored for the Corsairs in the first half. Sophomore attacker Samantha Wonson (Lowell, MA) scored three goals for UMD before the intermission, while junior midfielder Kara Basque (Plainville, MA) and sophomore attacker Rachel Carlucci (Franklin, MA) each scored twice. UMass Dartmouth scored the first two goals of the second half before the Anchorwomen broke through to make it 12-3.

 

 

 

Wonson and freshman midfielder Allison O’Rourke (Weymouth, MA) finished with three goals for the Corsairs, while Carlucci, Basque, junior attacker Gillian Carey (Waltham, MA) and junior midfielder Allison Trearchis (Tyngsboro, MA) each scored twice. Carlucci and Trearchis each had three assists.

 

 

 

RIC sophomore midfielder Emily Conte (North Providence, RI) added two assists.

 

 

 

UMass Dartmouth out shot Rhode Island College, 29-15. UMD junior goalkeeper Liz Miller (Littleton, MA) made six saves, while sophomore Hilary Switzer (Woonsocket, RI) made 10 for the Anchorwomen.

 

 

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will play at Roger Williams on Thursday, April 16.

 

 

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