Anna Maria Falls to Lasell in home opener
PAXTON, Mass. (03.16.13) – The Lasell Lasers women's lacrosse team received goals from 11 different players en route to a 23-2 win over host Anna Maria College during a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) matchup at AMCAT Field on Saturday afternoon. The win improves the Lasers to 3-2 (1-0 GNAC) while the AMCATS start the season 0-1 (0-1 GNAC).
AMCAT senior Sandy Acosta (Lawrence, MA) tipped the twine twice today for AMC and led the team with 9 shots and two ground balls. Freshman Kylie Dalbec (Portland, ME) had a team-high 4 ground balls and 4 draw controls.
The Lasers were paced by Ashley Pechulis, Lisi Anczok, and Caitlyn Brecker who each contributed hat tricks. Freshman Bridget Munnelly had a game-high five points on two goals and three assists.
Lasell came out strong in the opened half scoring16 unanswered goals, including a pair from Britney Wuorio and Bridget Doherty. Acosta's unassisted tally with 2:55 remaining in the half got the AMCATS on the board.
Lasell controlled the second half outscoring the AMCATS 6-1 to seal the 23-1 victory.
Freshman Sarah Lathrop (Milford, MA) took the loss in goal for the AMCATS despite making 9 saves on the afternoon, including eight in the first half.
Anna Maria returns to action on Monday when they host Route 56 rival Becker College at 6 pm.