Women's Lacrosse Sets New Program Mark for Wins with 22-7 Victory
Newton, Mass. - In the final regular season contest of 2012 Lasell defeated host Mount Ida, 22-7. The win improved Lasell to 13-2 overall and 8-1 in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference. The 13 wins established a new single season record for victories in the women's lacrosse program's history, topping last season's total of 11 by two.
Lasell jumped out to an 8-2 lead through the first 20 minutes of the first half and cruised to their 13th win of the season. Sophomore attacker Britney Wuorio (Bolton, MA) was outstanding notching a game-high seven goals and three assists. Junior Ashley Slattery (Weymouth, MA) and sophomore Erin Gertonson (Bayport, NY) notched four goals a piece with Slattery also adding two dishes. Sophomore Bridget Ryan (Chatham, NJ) added two goals and an assist.
Lasell clinched the second seed in the GNAC playoffs, and will host seventh seeded Rivier College on Tuesday April 24th.
Sophomore attacker Molly Sheppard (Brookhaven, NY) led the hosts with three scores while freshman Amanda Bowen (Randolph, VT) recorded two goals. Freshmen Kaitlyn Affhauser (Cheshire, MA) and Makayla Menard (Harrisville, RI) chipped in tallies while Affhauser and junior defender Alexandria Milot (Tiverton, RI) dished out an assist each.
Host netminder, junior Kayla Musty (Topsham, VT) played all 60 minutes between the pipes denying eight Laser shots while Lasell freshman goaltender Alexa Katsigianis (Amherst, NH) made six saves.