Sharks Outlast Lasers
BOSTON, MA- Simmons College overcame an early deficit to bring about a 4-2 win over Lasell College field hockey on Saturday. The North Atlantic Conference (NAC) defeat left Lasell at 3-13 this season, as well as 1-8 in NAC play, while the Sharks boost their record to 9-9 and 4-5 in the league.
Lasell started scoring early on goals by Hannah Cebry (Burlington, CT) and Taylor Hulitzky (Medway, MA). Cebry knocked in her goal off a speedy run down field, at 8:34. Cebry's goal would stand up through halftime and Hulitzky would improve on the Lasers' edge just 42 seconds into the second period off a penalty corner.
The Sharks did not get on the board until the 49th minute at which point they spurted into a 4-0 run. Lee Sutherland (Wolfeboro, NH) had a part in all four goals, earning six points in the contest. Sutherland scored the first two Shark tallies and then assisted on the following two. Katelyn Tighe (Easton, MA) and Kelly Williamson (Natick, MA) added the final two goals.
Lasell's goalie Christine Thornton (Canton, MA) produced 27 saves in the complete game for the Lasers. Simmons netminder Renna Smith (Belfast, ME) turned aside three Lasers shots.
Lasell's final game of the regular season will be at home on Tuesday, October 25th. The Lasers will face Fitchburg State University at 4:00 PM on Grellier Field.