PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Johnson & Wales University women's lacrosse team continued to roll through the GNAC on Saturday. The Wildcats won their 35th-straight conference victory as they beat the Monks from Saint Joseph's College of Maine, 20-8.
Johnson & Wales: 10-4, GNAC 8-0
Saint Joseph's College: 7-6, GNAC 6-3
JWU: Ashley Stavalo (W 3-0) 2 Saves, 5 Goals
SJC: Madelyn Nelson (L 4-3) 23 Saves, 20 Goals
The Wildcats started the contest with a 3-0 run, including a Dani Lydecker score just one minute in the game.
Allison Pazienski scored the 200th goal of her career at the 10:21 mark to give the Wildcats a 6-2 lead. She is just the second player in school history to score 200 goals.
After a back and forth physical first half, the Wildcats had an 8-5 lead going into the locker room. The Wildcats outshot the Monks, 27-11, and won 11-of-15 draw controls.
Lydia Dexter scored at the 22:31 mark of the second half to pull SJC within 9-7 but from there the Wildcats went on an 11-0 run to put the game out of reach. Marley Medina scored four of her career-high seven goals during that stretch.
The Wildcats outshot the Monks, 49-19, and had a 14-7 advantage in ground balls.
The Wildcats face Anna Maria on Wednesday for a 7 p.m. contest.