Wildcats Beat Lasell 21-15 to Stay Undefeated in GNAC

Wildcats Beat Lasell 21-15 to Stay Undefeated in GNAC

NEWTON, Mass. – The Johnson & Wales University women's lacrosse team continues to pile up goals in conference play. On Saturday, the Wildcats defeated the Lasers of Lasell College, 21-15. 

Johnson & Wales: 7-3 GNAC 5-0
Lasell College: 7-3 GNAC 2-2

JWU: Cassidy O'Hara (W 6-2) 7 Saves, 15 Goals
LC: Morgan Choquet (L 7-3) 10 Saves, 21 Goals

Statistical Leaders:
JWU: Allison Pazienski 8 Goals, 1 Assist
JWU: Maria Patane 6 Goals, 3 Assist

Of Note:
The opening 18 minutes of the first half was back and forth affair. Dani Lydecker and Maria Patane scored twice to get JWU out to a 6-3 lead. 

Lasell scored a pair of goals to get within 6-4, but the Wildcats responded with a 6-0 run. The Lasers were able to get two goals back to make the score 12-7 in the Wildcats' favor heading into halftime. 

JWU opened the second half with a pair of goals and extended the lead to as many as 20-12 on Marley Medina's second goal.

Allison Pazienski scored five of her career-high eight goals in the second half. Patane added six goals and three assists.

The Wildcats had a 48-28 advantage in shots and picked up 21 ground balls compared to 13 by the hosts. 

Up Next

The Wildcats will be on the road Wednesday to take on MIT for a 4 p.m. start.