April 10th, 2011 – (Poultney, Vt.) – Freshman Johanna Douglas (Essex, Conn.) tallied six goals, one assist and grabbed eight ground balls to lead Green Mountain College past Husson University 15-9 in North Atlantic Conference East Division women's lacrosse action Sunday afternoon. Green Mountain improves to 5-3 (3-1) and have won three-straight while Husson falls to 4-5 (2-1).
Bryanna Astor (Milltown, N.J.) opened the scoring for the Eagles at the 17:23 mark quickly followed by Amanda Posey's (Augusta, Ga.) first-of-four markers less than a minute late. The Eagles increased their advantage to 3-0 at 22:39 when Douglas opened her account on a feed from Emily Brillon (Westminster, Mass.). Douglas struck again minutes later on a free-position attempt before Amanda Malkin (Highland Lakes, N.J.) made it 5-0 at the 16:02 mark.
Green Mountain grabbed a 6-0 lead through Douglas with nine minutes remaining before Husson got off the mark through a Megan Clement (Brunswick, Maine) free-position goal. Clement cut the lead to 6-2 minutes later, but Malkin tallied two more before the interval, giving the home side an 8-2 halftime advantage.
Astor once again opened the scoring in the second half, giving GMC their largest lead of the game at 9-2. Douglas notched her fourth of the day less than a minute later before Husson reeled off three-straight to close the gap to 10-5.
Posey stemmed the run at the 20 minute mark with her third of the day followed by another Douglas tally, pushing the lead back to seven (12-5). The sides traded goals the rest of the way with Husson unable to close the gap.
Kelsy Allan (Jupiter, Fla.) finished the day with 15 saves for Green Mountain while her counterpart Kaleigh Morneau (Twin Mountain, N.H.) notched 10.
Malkin added four goals, including the 100th of her career, and nabbed three draw controls for Green Mountain who held a narrow 30-28 edge in shots.
Clement and Kim Gabon (Walpole, Mass.) each tallied three goals and an assist for Husson.
The Eagels return to action Saturday when they head to Thomas College for a noon clash with the Terriers.