COLCHESTER, Vt. – The Saint Michael's
College women's lacrosse team (2-10, 1-7 Northeast-10 Conference)
dropped a 24-2 decision to top-ranked Adelphi University on Duffy
Field at the Doc Jacobs Complex on Saturday.
For the Panthers, junior Claire Peterson (Wantagh,
N.Y./Wantagh/Catholic University) eclipsed the 60-assist mark for
the season and had a game-high 12 points on five goals and seven
assists. Junior Erica Devito (Shoreham, N.Y./Shoreham Wading River)
led all players with seven goals, and freshman Devan Crimi (West
Islip, N.Y./West Islip) scored five points on three goals and two
helpers. Freshman goalie Frankie Caridi (East Northport,
N.Y./Commack) made four saves and allowed just two goals in her
10th win of the season.
For Saint Michael's, senior Joan Colloton (Albany, N.Y./Academy
of the Holy Names) and junior Eliza Scoba (Franklin,
Mass./Franklin) each scored a goal, and junior goalie Sandy Palumbo
(Guilford, Conn./Guilford) suffered the loss in net while making
Adelphi rushed out to a 7-0 lead in the first four minutes of
play, and extended its lead to 14-2 at the half. The Panthers'
defense crunched down in the second period and did not allow Saint
Michael's to attempt a shot on goal after halftime. A 10-goal
second half burst propelled Adelphi to its second straight 24-goal
performance and its ninth game with at least 20 goals this
The Purple Knights return to action at Merrimack on Wednesday at