Women's Lacrosse Set to Battle #15 NYIT on Thursday

Women's Lacrosse Set to Battle #15 NYIT on Thursday

Southern New Hampshire (4-1)
#15 NYIT (6-1)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 4 p.m.
Larkin Field - Manchester, N.H.



SERIES: Tied 0-0

Last time out: SNHU 18, Saint Anselm 9 (03/21/17 at Manchester, N.H.)
Streak: Won 1 

Leading Scorers:
#1 Kristin Wilder (24 G, 3 A, 27 P)
#5 Alexa Bedell (12 G, 12 A, 24 P)
#16 Ellen Decker (7 G, 10 A, 17 P)
#2 Alexis Felt (15 G, 2 A, 17 P)
#18 Kennedy Daziel (13 G, 3 A, 16 P)

In goal:
#19 Nicole Kennedy (108:06 MIN, 2-0, 8.88 GAA, .568 SV%, 21 SV, 16 GA)
#25 Leah Olansky (159:46 MIN, 2-1, 12.02 GAA, .373 SV%, 19 SV, 32 GA)

Notes: Southern New Hampshire comes into Thursday's action after doubling up Saint Anselm, 18-9, on Tuesday. The Penmen shined in the second half, as they outscored the Hawks, 12-4, in the final 30 minutes. Junior Alexa Bedell racked up a game-high eight points, tallying three goals and five assists. Sophomore  Kristin Wilder continued her impressive offensive output, netting six goals on the evening. Junior Kennedy Daziel starred in the second half, potting all five of her goals in that span. In goal, senior Nicole Kennedy stopped 12 Saint Anselm shots, earning her second victory of the season. 

Last time out: NYIT 18, Philadelphia 3 (03/18/17 at Old Westbury, N.Y.)
Streak: Won 2 

Scoring Leaders:
#10 Karie Znaniecki (17 G, 21 A, 38 P)
#22 Katie Meinecke (17 G, 12 A, 29 P)
#6 Alyssa Milano (22 G, 1 A, 23 P)
#3 Lexi Ruiz (8 G, 7 A, 15 P) 

In goal:
#28 Lauren Young (338:25 MIN, 6-1, 5.32 GAA, .583 SV%, 42 SV, 30 GA)

Notes: The New York Institute of Technology is blazing the trail to begin its first season of play, having won six of its first seven contests. Last time out, the Bears rolled to an easy victory, defeating Philadelphia by a score of 18-3. Leading the charge was junior Alyssa Milano, who netted four goals on the night. Her efforts were supplemented by hat tricks from seniors Katie Meinecke and Karie Znaniecki, as well as freshman Lexi Ruiz. Znaniecki filled the stat sheet, totaling four assists on top of her hat trick for a team-high seven points. NYIT was locked in defensively as well, shutting Philadelphia out for the entire first half and causing a total of 25 turnovers on the day. Senior Lauren Young earned the win by stopping one of the two shots she faced over the opening 38:25, while sophomore Ashley Miller turned away one of three that came her way in the final 21:35.