BANGOR, Maine- Husson University Women's Lacrosse defeated Lyndon 18-6 in a NAC Conference Game at Boucher Field on Saturday afternoon.
1st Half: The Eagles outscored the Hornets 13-4 in the half. Husson opened up the scoring before Lyndon tied it at 1. Husson went on a 5-0 run before the teams shared goals until the Eagles ended the half on a 4-0 run.
Defenseman Korallei Fifield (Woolwich, Maine) led the Eagles attack with five goals including scoring a goal with a woman down. Amanda Deshaies (Wells, Maine) tallied three goals and an assist in the half. Makenna Mont (Freetown, Mass.) chipped in with two goals and an assist. Mallory Burchill (Kennebunk, Maine) recorded four saves on eight shots in the half.
Taylor Cavaliero (Somers, N.Y.) lead the Hornets with two goals in the half while Kelly Begin (Epping, N.H.) and Mikayla Hodge (Bradford, Vt.) each added a goal in the half. Amanda Hadley (Rutland, Vt.) recorded 11 saves on 24 shots.
2nd Half: The Eagles outscored the Hornets 5-2 in the half. Eagles opened up the half with two goals before the Hornets responded with one of their own. Eagles answered that up with two goals in a span of over two minutes to make it 17-5. Both teams would add a goal towards the closing stages of the game.
Paige Daige (Bath, Maine) scored two goals and dished out an assist while Deshaies added two goals. Burchill helped out with four saves on six shots.
Elizabeth Smart (Randolph, Vt.) and Danielle Kuiper (Moretown, Vt.) scored goals for the Hornets in the 2nd half. Hadley had three saves on eight shots.
Goalie Burchill with eight saves on 14 shots.
Deshaies and Fifield each finished with five goals each
Mont and Daigle each with three goals and an assist.
Goalie Hadley with 14 saves on 32 shots.
Cavaliero with two goals.
Hodge with a goal, seven ground balls, and four defensive clears.
Husson outshot Lyndon 44-16 while also winning the draw control battle at 16-10. Husson recorded 52 ground balls to Lyndon's 35. Lyndon was 2-of-3 from free position shots while Husson was 0-for-1.
Women's Lacrosse will host Thomas College at 4:30 PM on Wednesday at Boucher Field.
In the victory, Deshaies became the third player in program history to record her 90th goal in her career for Husson.