Mongeau Becomes All-Time Point Leader in Women's Lacrosse Finale
MANCHESTER, N.H. – Emily Mongeau (Westborough, Mass.) totaled six goals and three assists, in the process becoming Southern New Hampshire University's all-time leader in points, as the Penmen posted an 18-6 Northeast-10 women's lacrosse victory over Saint Michael's College Tuesday night at Larkin Field. The Penmen wrap up the 2012 season on a two-game win streak and 5-10 overall and 4-8 in the NE-10, while the Purple Knights stand 3-11 and 1-10 in the league.
Mongeau, with her nine point effort Tuesday, wraps up her career with 255 points, seven more than prior record-holder Libby Parent who played from 2006-09. He also notched five caused turnovers in her final game, giving her 126, tying her with Julie Kraus for the program record.
Jade Antonangeli (Bourne, Mass.) notched a goal and two assists to make her the 11th player in program history with 100 career points. Ellie Morin (Scarborough, Maine) recorded four goals while Phoebe Clark (Concord, N.H.) tallied two goals and an assist. Emily King (Florence, Mass.) registered two goals, while Sara Halbich (Salem, N.H.), Kayleigh Dube (Bourne, Mass.) and Jenna Crupi (Albany, N.Y.) all added single tallies.
Six different players scored single goals for Saint Michael's, including Eliza Scoba, who became the seventh player in SMC program history with 100 career goals.
Southern New Hampshire never trailed scoring the game's first six goals in a span of 7:30. The Penmen held an 8-2 lead at halftime and extended that lead to 10-2 with goals by Mongeau and Clark in the first 2:33 of the second half. The Penmen salted the game away with four goals in a span of 4:24 capped by a Mongeau tally at the 21:04 mark that made it 14-3.
Kellie Renk (Kennebunk, Maine) made eight saves en route to the victory for Southern New Hampshire. Sandy Palumbo played the first 39:09 in goal for Saint Michael's and made two stops before giving way to Melissa Jaskiewicz, who made a pair of saves the rest of the way. The Penmen outshot the Purple Knights 27-20.