March 26, 2011

Women's Lacrosse Puts Greyhounds Away Early

MANCHESTER, N.H.Ellie Morin (Scarborough, Maine) and Jade Antonangeli (Bourne, Mass.) each totaled four goals and an assist as Southern New Hampshire pulled away early en route to a 19-9 Northeast-10 women's lacrosse victory over Assumption College Saturday at Larkin Field.  The Penmen improved to 4-2 overall and 2-0 in the NE-10 with the victory, while the Greyhounds are 2-3 and 0-3 in the league.

Emily Mongeau (Westborough, Mass.) finished with three goals and an assist for the Penmen, while Phoebe Clark (Concord, N.H.) and Kelly Curran (Arlington, Mass.) each totaled two goals and an assist.  Sara Halbich (Salem, N.H.) notched two goals, while Justine Clark (Oceanside, N.Y.) added a goal and an assist.  Kayleigh Dube (Bourne, Mass.) added a goal.

Erin Theriault led Assumption with three goals.

SNHU opened up a 6-0 lead seven minutes into the contest following a goal by Phoebe Clark.  Steph O'Rourke and Mary Guinee scored for Assumption to make it 6-2 with 20:37 left in the first half, but the Penmen scored the next six to make it 12-2 with 11:57 to go on a Morin tally.  The Penmen led 15-5 at halftime and maintained at least a nine-goal advantage the rest of the game.

Hannah Moriarty (Chelmsford, Mass.) went the distance in goal for SNHU and made 11 saves.  Michelle Monahan went the first 10:25 in goal and allowed seven goals before giving way to Lauren Keating, who made 12 saves in 49:35.  The Penmen outshot Assumption 35-26.

Southern New Hampshire returns to action Tuesday when it is scheduled to travel to Saint Anselm for a 4:00 contest.