Four straight: Roos women's lax remains perfect in NAC play downing Eagles, 17-3
Canton, NY – The SUNY Canton women's lacrosse team jumped out to an 11-0 halftime lead and never looked back as they earned a 17-3 win v. Husson University in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action on Saturday afternoon.
The Roos, winners of four straight, improve to 10-2 overall and remain unbeaten in NAC play at 5-0. The Eagles fall to 5-5 and 1-1.THE BASICS
Result: SUNY Canton 17, Husson 3
Location: SUNY Canton Turf Field – Canton, NY
Records: SUNY Canton (10-2, 5-0 NAC) | Husson (5-5, 1-1 NAC)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Denny led all players with six goals and one assist, while EllaRose LeMay record her first collegiate hat trick. Cecelia Neally tallied a season-high four points on a goal and three assists. Stephanie Thayer finished with two goals and one assist, while Jessica Pele added a pair of scores.
MaryClare Bowes posted a goal and assist and Emily Vogt and Lindsey Ingram scored one goal each. Mia Jermano caused a game-high four turnovers, while Pele, LeMay and Denny picked up game-bests of four ground balls. Pele and Neally led the Roos with three draw controls each.
Canton jumped out to an 11-0 lead at halftime behind four goals from Denny and three from LeMay. Overall, the Roos scored 17 unanswered goals before Husson finally got on the board when Mary Cushing found the back of the net with 10:14 remaining.
The Roos controlled shots on goal (34-5), ground balls (27-14), draw controls (13-8), turnovers (23-37) and went 13-for-17 on clears compared to a 6-for-27 effort for Husson
Nicole Piskorowski stopped both shots she faced in the first half to earn the win. Mallory Burchill made 17 saves for the Eagles.
The Roos visit St. Lawrence University on Tuesday at 4 p.m.