Women's Lacrosse Outlasts Franklin Pierce 19-15
MANCHESTER, N.H. – Ellie Morin (Scarborough, Maine) totaled six goals and two assists as Southern New Hampshire University outlasted Franklin Pierce University for a 19-15 Northeast-10 women's lacrosse victory Tuesday night at Larkin Field. The Penmen improved to 3-8 overall and 2-6 in the NE-10, while the Ravens now stand 5-5 and 3-3 in the league.
Emily Mongeau (Westborough, Mass.) added five goals and an assist for Southern New Hampshire, while Sara Halbich (Salem, N.H.) recorded two goals and an assist. Phoebe Clark (Concord, N.H.), Kayleigh Dube (Bourne, Mass.), Justine Clark (Oceanside, N.Y.) and Emily King (Florence, Mass.) each tallied a goal and an assist, while Ambra Maymon (Longmeadow, Mass.) and Jade Antonangeli (Bourne, Mass.) each recorded single goals.
Courtney Weber led Franklin Pierce with six goals and two assists, while Mary Kate Stille recorded four goals and an assist.
Weber got FPU on the board first, but the Penmen took a 5-1 lead 10 minutes into the game following Antonangeli's goal. King put SNHU on top 8-3 with 11:04 left before halftime before the Ravens scored three straight to pull within 8-6 at the 4:41 mark on back-to-back Ashley Lamagdeleine goals. Maymon scored her first collegiate goal 56 seconds before intermission to make it 9-6 at the break.
Franklin Pierce would cut the Penmen lead to one three times in the second half, the last coming at the 18:59 mark when Weber's goal made it 12-11. Southern New Hampshire scored three straight, with a Mongeau goal with just under 16 minutes left making it 15-11. FPU would score the next two, but three consecutive Penmen tallies put the game away, with Justine Clark scoring at the 6:24 mark to make it 18-13.
Kellie Renk (Kennebunk, Maine) made 10 saves in goal for Southern New Hampshire to earn the win, while Raven counterpart Jillian Bolduc turned aside 19 shots as the Penmen outshot the Ravens 50-27. The hosts also generated a 25-11 advantage in draw controls on the evening.
Southern New Hampshire returns to action Saturday afternoon when it travels to seventh-ranked University of New Haven for a 1:00 contest.