Women’s Lacrosse Sunk by Top-Ranked Le Moyne, 23-2

Alexis Felt with lacrosse stick in hand.

BOX SCORE

When and Where: March 30, 2019 – Syracuse, N.Y. (Ted Grant Field)
Score: Le Moyne College 23, Southern New Hampshire University 2
Records: Le Moyne 9-0 (5-0 NE10), SNHU 4-5 (1-4 NE10)

Seniors Kristin Wilder (Framingham, Mass.) and Alexis Felt (Manchester, N.H.) each scored goals, but the Southern New Hampshire University women's lacrosse team was defeated by top-ranked Le Moyne College, 23-2, on Saturday at Ted Grant Field.

STANDOUT PERFORMERS

  • Wilder and Felt's goals both came on free-position attempts.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Le Moyne scored two goals over the game's opening 90 seconds and kept it going from there, taking a 14-0 lead with 5:34 to go in the opening half. Wilder put the Penmen on the board with 56 seconds remaining and the Dolphins would take that 14-1 advantage to the break.
  • Le Moyne did not slow down in the second half, scoring nine consecutive goals to go up 23-1 before Felt scored with 1:04 on the clock to cap the scoring.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • Freshman Hayle Ashford (Atkinson, N.H.) made seven saves over the opening 45:21, while junior Alex Comeau (Haverhill, Mass.) did not stop any of the four shots she saw over the final 14:39. Hannah George turned aside four of the five shots she faced in the first half for Le Moyne, while Emily Baldwin allowed a goal on the only shot that came her way in the second stanza.
  • Le Moyne outshot Southern New Hampshire, 40-12, including 27-6 in the first half.
  • The Dolphins also held a 21-7 advantage in draw controls, including 13-4 in the opening stanza.
  • The Penmen were 2-for-6 on their free-position attempts, while Le Moyne was 1-for-5.

NOTES

  • Southern New Hampshire, which had won four of its last six, has its two-game winning streak snapped, while Le Moyne wins its ninth-in-a-row to remain perfect.
  • Wilder, who now has 212 career goals, is just four points shy of the program's all-time points record.
  • Felt's goal was the 96th of her career.
  • Wilder (28) and Felt (23) remain the team leaders in goals.

WHAT'S NEXT

  • The Penmen return to action Tuesday, April 2 (7 p.m.) when they play host to Stonehill College at Penmen Stadium.

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