No. 9 Trinity (CT) Cruises Past Springfield

Hartford, Conn. Sophomores Caitlin Irvine (Westwood, Mass.) and Rachel Romanowsky (Hampstead, N.H.) combined for nine goals and two assists to lead the Trinity College Bantams to a 15-6 win over the visiting Springfield College Pride in women's lacrosse action this evening on Sheppard Field. Trinity, ranked No. 9 in the nation, improves to 8-2, while the Pride falls to 7-3 with its first loss in seven games.

Romanowsky scored 36 seconds into the game and three times in the first 5:36 to help the Bantams build a 6-0 lead midway through the first half. Leading, 10-3, at the break, Trinity scored the first five goals of the second half, including three by Irvine. Trinity dominated the draw, 17-6, including a team-high five draw controls by senior co-captain Kristina Scontras (Cape Elizabeth, Maine).

Irvine finished with five goals and Romanowsky had four goals, while each tallied an assist. Trinity senior attacker Jesse Schultz (Troy, N.Y.) and sophomore midfielder Alisen Urquhart (Redding, Conn.) scored twice each and freshman goalie Stephanie Fisher (Brunswick, Maine) made eight saves in the Bantam goal. Senior captain attacker Heather Dobson (Longmeadow, Mass.) paced the Springfield offense with two goals and two assists, while junior midfielder Alexandra Bazzano (Newington, Conn.) scored twice, and junior Lauren McAulay (Yorktown, N.Y.) made 13 stops in goal.

2009-04-09



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