Elms Falls in Shutout to Worcester State

CHICOPEE, MA, April 25, 2009 Worcester State senior attack Shannon Feeley (West Springfield, MA) recorded game-highs of three goals and three assists, and the Lancers had a total of 14 players score en route to a 21-0 shutout victory over Elms College in Saturday's New England Women's Lacrosse Alliance (NEWLA) game at Leary Field.

With the win, Worcester State, which improved to 7-5 overall, 3-4 NEWLA, secured the fourth and final bid into next week's NEWLA Tournament. Elms College finished its 2009 season 1-14 overall, 0-7 NEWLA.

Junior midfielder Amanda Cosenza (Shrewsbury, MA), junior attack Brittany Jamieson (Foxboro, MA), sophomore midfielder Carley MacIntyre (Townsend, MA), junior midfielder Abby Cosenza (Shrewsbury, MA) and junior attack Britney Cullen (Milford, MA) all netted two goals apiece for the Lancers, who outshot the host Blazers 32-5.

Worcester State freshman goalkeeper Haley Erickson (Saugus, MA) turned aside four shots all in the first half to post her first collegiate shutout and seventh overall win of the year.

Elms College freshman goalkeeper Sarah Picard (West Springfield, MA) stopped eight shots in her first collegiate start between the pipes.


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