February 21, 2012

McCarrick Nets Six in Saints Rout of Lenoir-Rhyne

from press release

GAFFNEY, S.C. – Freshman midfielder Sam McCarrick (Oswego, N.Y.) scored a game-high six goals and added four ground balls as Limestone (2-0, 1-0 CC) dominated Lenoir-Rhyne (1-2) 18-4 in an NCAA Division II women's lacrosse game on Tuesday, February 21.
 
The Saints notched the first two goals of the game within the first three minutes and, following an LRU goal at 23:20 by Rachel Stefanski, proceeded to score seven straight to take a commanding 9-1 advantage with 5:34 left in the half and never looked back. They would take a 10-2 lead into the break and outscore the Bears 8-2 in the second half to claim the 14-goal victory.
 
McCarrick's career-high six goals led Limestone while sophomore attack Sarah Oor (Uxbridge, Canada) finished with three goals and a game-high four assists. Junior attack Chelsea Treat (Penn Yan, N.Y.) added a hat trick and an assist and junior midfielder Brittany Howard (Oswego, N.Y.) and senior attack Racquel Prager (Seaford, N.Y.) each had a pair of goals and four ground balls.
 
Senior attack Sylvia Queener (Penn Yan, N.Y.) chipped in with a goal and an assist while senior attack Kelly Lalonde (Henrietta, N.Y.) had a goal and junior midfielder Jessie Aguglia (Webster, N.Y.) had an assist. Sophomore defender Jenelle Fortunato (Vestal, N.Y.) was a force on defense, recording five ground balls and adding three draw controls.
 
Senior goalkeeper Brigid Milchling (Cockysville, Md.) played the entire game for the Saints, allowing four goals and making four saves to improve to 2-0 on the season.
 
Sarah Gioconda led Lenoir-Rhyne with a pair of goals while Rachel Stefanski chipped in with a goal and an assist. Lauren Donovan had two assists and Hayley Beaty added a goal and Sarah Minick added an assist. Allison Sentft took the decision in goal, falling to 1-1 on the season after allowing all 18 goals and making 15 saves.
 
Limestone returns to action this Saturday, February 25 as they host Rollins in a rematch of their only regular season loss a year ago. Game time is 2 p.m. at Saints Field.


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