Castleton Routs GMC, Cruises to Third Straight Win

CASTLETON, Vt. - Castleton State College received at least one goal from 12 different players en route to a 21-2 win over Green Mountain College in nonconference womens lacrosse action Thursday afternoon at Spartan Stadium. With the win Castleton improves to 4-2, while Green Mountain falls to 2-3.

Freshman Amanda Flodstrom (Stratham, N.H.) paced the Spartan attack with three goals and four assists, while Angelica Mazzola (Centerport, N.Y.) added three goals and two assists. Liz Haggerty (Centerport, N.Y.) and Sarah Clark (Guilford, Vt.) each added three goals and Marie Van Der Kar (Manchester, Vt.) pitched in two goals and an assist. Katelyn Nardini (Scotia, N.Y.) rounded out the Spartans with multiple points with a one-goal, one-assist performance.

Amanda Malkin (Highland Lakes, N.J.) led Green Mountain with one goal and one assist, and Amanda Posey (Columbus, Ga.) added a goal.

Castleton raced out to a 4-0 lead, and after a goal from Posey, the Spartans finished the half on a 10-0 run, effectively putting the game away. Flodstrom and Mazzola hooked up for the first three goals of the contest as Mazzola sandwiched a pair of goals around Flodstroms 14th of the season.

The Spartans opened the second half with four straight goals to push the lead to 18-1, as Flodstrom wrapped a pair of goals around one from Mazzola and Haggerty tossed in her ninth of the season. Malkins 14th of the season came with 15:28 remaining in the contest on a free position attempt.

Castleton held a 41-11 advantage in the shot column and forced 34 Eagle turnovers, limiting Green Mountain to just 6 for 33 in clear attempts.

Green Mountain goalie Kelsy Allan (Jupiter, Fla.) made 17 saves in the loss. Lily Derbyshire (Little Compton, R.I.) started and improved to 2-0 on the season, making three saves in the first half before giving way to Ashly Neal (York Beach, Maine) for the final 30 minutes. Neal stopped three shots.

Castleton returns to action Saturday when the Spartans travel to Framingham State for a 1:00 p.m. New England Womens Lacrosse Alliance match up. Green Mountain returns to North Atlantic Conference action Saturday when the Eagles host Thomas at 2:00 p.m.

2011-03-31



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