PROVIDENCE, RI – A four-goal run in the first half was all the cushion MIT needed to defeat the Johnson & Wales University women's lacrosse team on Saturday. The Engineers handed the Wildcats a 17-12 defeat.
Johnson & Wales: 0-3
The Engineers responded with four scores from four different players as they went into the half up 10-8.
MIT started the second half by scoring three-straight goals to build a five-point margin on Lindsey Gambino's eventual game-winning goal.
Johnson & Wales had a 37-33 shot advantage, but MIT goalie Abigail Kolyer came up with 17 saves.
The visitors produced four hat tricks led by Ellie Rabenold's four tallies. Rayna Higuchi recorded two goals and two assists.
Johnson & Wales travels to Hilton Head, SC for spring break where they will face Muhlenberg on Wednesday.