Eleven Purple Knights Score as Women's Lacrosse Defeats Queens

Eleven Purple Knights Score as Women's Lacrosse Defeats Queens

FLUSHING, N.Y. - Eleven different Purple Knights tallied a goal in the Saint Michael's College women's lacrosse team's 19-5 win over Queens (N.Y.) College during Saturday afternoon's contest at Knights Field.

RECORDS

  • Saint Michael's (2-5), Queens (1-8) 

SAINT MICHAEL'S LEADERS

  • Senior Alex Vincent (Rush, N.Y./Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women), 4 goals, 4 assists (career high), 2 ground balls, 2 caused turnovers
  • Sophomore Kaitlyn Waystack (Topsfield, Mass./Masconomet Regional), 2 goals, 4 assists, 2 caused turnovers
  • Sophomore Erin Mikson (Merrimac, Mass./Pentucket Regional), 3 goals, 2 ground balls, 3 caused turnovers
  • Junior Kaelyn Oliver (Canton, Conn./Canton), 2 goals, 5 ground balls (tied career high), 8 draw controls (career high)
  • Senior Kate Martin (Mattapoisett, Mass./Bishop Stang), 2 goals, 3 ground balls, 2 draw controls
  • Junior Katrina Pietz (Brentwood, N.H./Exeter), 1 goal (1st career), 1 assist
  • Sophomore Steph Brunelle (Wolfeboro, N.H./Brewster Academy), 1 goal (1st career), 2 ground balls
  • First-year Annie Good (Norwell, Mass./Norwell), 1 goal (1st career), 2 ground balls
  • Junior Katie Daley (Plymouth, Mass./Plymouth South), 1 goal (1st career)
  • First-year Jordy Fenton (Andover, Mass./Phillips Academy), 1 goal
  • First-year Paige Fleming (South Portland, Maine/South Portland), 1 goal (1st career)
  • Junior Lilly Hardy (Greenland, N.H./Portsmouth), 4 ground balls
  • Sophomore Victoria Putnam (East Falmouth, Mass./Saint Mark's School), 6 saves, 2 ground balls in 30:00
  • Sophomore Lucy Chin (Lexington, Mass./Lexington), 4 saves, 2 ground balls in 30:00 of relief

OPPONENT LEADERS

  • Senior Sarah Koehler, 2 goals, 4 draw controls
  • Senior Lauren Gentile, 1 goal, 1 assist, 2 caused turnovers
  • First-year Chloe Herzog, 1 goal, 2 caused turnovers
  • First-year Sarah Kasson, 1 goal, 2 ground balls, 2 caused turnovers
  • Sophomore Jess Serpe, 11 saves, 5 ground balls, 1 caused turnover

GAME FACTS

  • Second game in a four-game road stretch for the Purple Knights.
  • Saint Michael's is now 4-1 all-time against Queens.
  • Eleven different Purple Knights tallied a goal.
  • The Purple and Gold held advantages in shots (35-20), draw controls (15-11), and ground balls (29-18), while forcing 20 turnovers and committing 15. The Purple Knights also caused 15 turnovers to Queens' 10.
  • Vincent's eight points pushed her career total to 127, tying Kristen Palazzo '06 for 11th in program history, and passing Joleen Wise '00 (124) and assistant coach Courtney Piper '15 (126). She also extended her career goal total to 95, passing Clare Cavanaugh '88 (93) for 10th in the Purple Knight record books.
  • Sophomore Emma Coleman (Scarsdale, N.Y./Scarsdale) pushed her career caused turnover total to 57, tying Steph Bonewald '16 for fifth in program history.
  • With two caused turnovers during the game, senior Annie Martin (Mattapoisett, Mass./Bishop Stang) tied Nicole Buckley '14 for second in program history with 79 for a career.

THE ACTION

  • The Purple Knights opened the game with six goals in the first 5:40 as Vincent tallied three times, Mikson netted twice, and Kate Martin scored once. Waystack assisted on three of the six goals, while Vincent assisted on Mikson's second marker.
  • Gentile scored Queens' only goal of the first half at 23:04 before the Purple Knights followed with a 7-0 run. Seven different Purple Knights scored during the stretch, including Daley, who registered her first career goal at 11:14 off a feed from first-year Kit Geary (Newburyport, Mass./Newburyport). Mikson and Kate Martin tallied the final two goals of the half to make it 12-1, while Fleming posted her first career goal at the 26:45 mark of the second half. Vincent notched her second assist on Mikson's goal.
  • Queens scored three of the next four goals with Herzog, Kasson, and Koehler each potting. Koehler's capped the run on a free-position attempt at 14:57 to make it 14-4. Good scored her first career goal on a free-position attempt at 18:10 for the lone Purple Knight goal of the stretch.
  • The Purple Knights scored five of the final six goals, with Brunelle and Pietz each recording their first career goals, while Vincent and Waystack each netted a goal and their fourth assists of the contest. Pietz also assisted on Waystack's goal.
  • Koehler scored the final goal of the game for Queens with 56 seconds left.

NEXT SAINT MICHAEL'S GAME

  • Tuesday at No. 16 Bentley University, 3 p.m.
  • The Falcons are ranked in this week's US Lacrosse Magazine national poll.