Westfield State Cruises Past Rhode Island College

WESTFIELD, Mass. Laura Chiricosta (5 goals, 2 assists) and Rachel Dionne (4 goals, 3 assists) shared game high scoring honors to lead Westfield State to a 21-7 victory over Rhode Island College in a non-league lacrosse game Tuesday, April 12. Westfield improves to 5-3, and RIC drops to 3-5.

Other top point producers for the Owls were Maura Stack with four goals and two assists and Ari Colella with four goals. Becca Kelley contributed two goals and an assist.

Westfield jumped out to a 4-0 lead after five minutes but RIC knotted the score at 4-all with 15:13 left in the first half.

The Owls then went on a scoring surge, finding the back of the net seven times for an 11-4 lead 46 seconds into the second half.

RIC leading scorer Nick Drolet (three goals) stopped the run to make it 11-5 at the 26:56 mark. Westfield then ripped off 10 straight goals for a 21-5 lead with 6:32 remaining.


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