April 17, 2014



New London, N.H.-Junior attacker Danielle Landon (Wading River, NY) found the back of the net with 2:03 remaining in overtime to send the Rhode Island College womenís lacrosse team to a 10-9 victory over Colby-Sawyer on Thursday afternoon in non-conference action played at the Sally Shaw Veitch Track and Field.


Landonís second game-winning goal of the season helped Rhode Island College snap a two-game losing streak. The Anchorwomen improve to 5-5 for the year, while Colby-Sawyer falls to 2-9.


Colby-Sawyer held a 9-6 lead with four minutes left to play in regulation before the Anchorwomen scored three straight goals in a span of 2:17 to tie the game at 9-9 and the send the game in to overtime. Junior midfielder Lauren Maisano (Bristol, RI) sparked the rally with her goal at the 3:36 mark, while junior attacker Jessica Ricci (Hope, RI) followed with a score at the 1:31 mark. Just 12 seconds later, Landon tied the game at nine with a goal at the 1:19 mark to force the extra session.



 Junior attacker Danielle Landon


Senior goalkeeper Taryn Carbone (Cranston, RI) made 19 saves in the win (4-5) and corralled six ground balls along the way. On the other end, freshman goalkeeper Kellie Lander (Ossipee, NH) made seven saves for the Chargers in the loss (1-9).


Landon and Ricci each scored four times in the win, while freshman attacker Betsy Heidel (Warwick, RI) and Maisano also chipped in with scores of their own. Landon also dished out an assist and recorded a team-high five draw controls.


Senior defender Sam Nolte (Cranston, RI) gathered six ground balls and added three draw controls to go along with a team-high three caused turnovers.


Freshman attacker Allyson Redden (Dover, NH) led Colby-Sawyer with three goals.


Colby-Sawyer outshot RIC, 36-24, and held a 38-27 advantage in ground balls. Meanwhile, Rhode Island College held a 14-9 advantage in draw controls.


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will play at Wheelock on Saturday, April 19 (noon).