Women’s Lacrosse Falls To Smith, 17-1
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – Elms College junior attacker Jennifer Lough (Feeding Hills, Mass.) scored her first goal of the season, but Smith College netted 17 goals to pace the Pioneers to a 17-1 victory over the Blazers in Wednesday afternoon’s non-conference women’s lacrosse game in Northampton, Mass.
With the loss, Elms falls to 0-3 on the season, while Smith improves to 3-2 overall.
Smith scored 13 goals in the first 30 minutes on the strength of three goals each from Carolyn Whiting (South Orange, N.J.) and Meaghan Fileti (Palos Verdes, Calif.).
Phoebe Hopkins (Philadelphia, Pa.) and Bethany McGann (Arlington, Va.) added two tallies each in the first half to give Smith four players with multiple goals.
The Pioneers had 11 players find the back of the net to help the squad to its third straight win this season.
Elms’ senior attacker Melissa Pava (Springfield, Mass.), sophomore defender Emily McInerney (Glastonbury, Conn.), sophomore midfielder Brittaney Picard (West Springfield, Mass.) and sophomore attacker Katlyn Harrington (East Longmeadow, Mass.) each scooped a pair of groundballs, while Lough finished with two shots and caused three turnovers in addition to her scoring strike. Harrington assisted on Lough’s goal for her first helper of the season.
Elms returns to action on Saturday, March 27 when it hosts Castleton State College in its New England Women’s Lacrosse Alliance (NEWLA) season opener. Game time is set for 2:00 p.m. at Leary Field.