When and Where: April 21, 2018 – Pleasantville, N.Y. (Pace Stadium)
Score: Pace University 20, Southern New Hampshire University 10
Records: Pace 11-4 (8-3 NE10), SNHU 3-12 (2-9 NE10)
Senior Alexa Bedell (Londonderry, N.H.) scored five goals, but the Southern New Hampshire University women's lacrosse team was doubled up by 14th-ranked Pace University, 20-10, Saturday afternoon at Pace Stadium.
Junior Alexis Felt (Manchester, N.H.) would pull the Penmen within 2-1 less than five minutes into the contest, but Pace would rattle off 12 straight goals before Bedell found the back of the net on a free position with 2:12 remaining. The Setters would add one more in the final minute and take a 15-2 lead at halftime.
Bedell would tally her second of the day to open the second-half scoring five minutes in, with fellow senior Kennedy Daziel (E. Hampstead, N.H.) and freshman Dani Tompkins (Derry, N.H.) adding goals to make it 16-5. After the second Pace strike of the half, the Penmen scored five of the next seven, including three from Bedell, to make it a 19-10 game with less than a minute on the clock.
- Sophomore goalkeeper Alex Comeau (Haverhill, Mass.) did not stop a shot over the opening 17:04, while junior Leah Olansky (Bennington, Vt.) made four saves on 12 shots over the final 42:56. Jillian Oross made four saves for Pace.
- Pace outshot Southern New Hampshire, 30-16, including 19-3 in the opening stanza, and also held a 23-8 advantage in draw controls, with a 17-1 domination of the first half.
- The Setters were 5-for-8 on their free-position opportunities, while the Penmen went 4-for-7.
- Bedell's five points move her past Jennifer Parro (2006-09) and into third place on the all-time scoring list with 221 points. She also overcame Sherry Darrell (2008-10) for eighth place on the career goals list with 230.
The Penmen are back in action Wednesday, April 25 (7 p.m.) when they play host to American International College on Senior Night at Penmen Stadium.
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