FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

April 3, 2010

 

 

 

COLONIALS DOWN RIC WOMEN’S
LACROSSE, 17-6, IN LITTLE EAST OPENER

 

Danbury, Conn.- Freshman midfielder Haley Lattinville (North Kingstown, RI) scored two goals and grabbed four draw controls as the Rhode Island College women’s lacrosse team fell, 17-6, to Western Connecticut in the Little East Conference opener for both teams at the WAC on Saturday afternoon.

 

 

 

 

 

 Freshman midfielder Haley Lattinville

 

 

 

The Colonials improved to 5-1 overall and 1-0 in the LEC, while the Anchorwomen even their record at 2-2 overall and drop to 0-1 in league play.

 

 

 

Senior attack Jessica Majeski (Norwalk, CT) scored four goals to lead WestConn in the win.

 

 

 

After falling behind, 2-0 in the opening minutes, WestConn scored 12 unanswered goals and led 13-4 at intermission. During that barrage of goals, Majeski tallied a trio of goals, while Kara Kruczkiewicz (Brookfield, CT), Nicole Perrone (Brookfield, CT) and Jessica Bouwman (New Milford, CT) each put away a pair of markers.

 

 

 

WestConn took its foot off the accelerator in the second half, controlling the pace of play after scoring the first four goals of the stanza.

 

 

 

Samantha Blackwell (Brewster, NY) added two goals in the second half to join in the scoring frenzy.

 

 

 

Meghan Maroney (Granby, CT) earned the victory in net for the Colonials after making six saves. Freshman goalkeeper Kerry Montgomery (Franklin, MA) took the loss between the pipes with seven saves for the Anchorwomen.

 

 

 

Freshman midfielder Courtney McKiernan (Hope, RI) picked up a team-high five ground balls for the visitors, while classmate midfielder Libby Lazar (Wakefield, RI) had four ground balls and three caused turnovers.

 

 

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Roger Williams on Monday, April 5.

 

 

 

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