Johnson & Wales Routs Salve Regina 23-10

Johnson & Wales Routs Salve Regina 23-10

MIDDLETOWN, RI – A fast start translated into a big victory for the Johnson & Wales University women's lacrosse team. The Wildcats went on the road to defeat Salve Regina, 23-10, on Saturday.

Salve Regina: 0-4
Johnson & Wales: 3-1

Statistical Leaders:
Raquel Pederzani (JWU): 5 goals, 3 assists
Maria Patane (JWU): 5 goals, 1 assist
Dani Lydecker (JWU): 4 goals

Of Note:
Senior Raquel Pederzani and rookie Dani Lydecker each scored twice during a 7-1 Wildcat run within the first eight minutes of the game. Pederzani scored twice more in the opening stanza as Johnson & Wales took a 12-6 halftime lead.

Pederzani just missed her career high as she tallied eight points (5 goals, 3 assists). The Coventry, RI, native recorded nine points against Norwich on April 13, 2016.

Tying for the team-high was Patane with five goals and an assist. Lydecker and Allison Pazienski were next with four goals each.

Johnson & Wales won 21 of 33 draw controls and had a 43-23 margin in shots.

Up Next:
The Wildcats are on the road Wednesday at Emerson for a 7 p.m. contest.