Maloney Helps Colorado College Cruise Past Dallas

IRVING, Texas Colorado College turned in another dominating performance on Saturday afternoon, cruising to a 16-1 victory over the University of Dallas in a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference game.

Despite the blustery conditions, the Tigers were red-hot at the beginning of the game, scoring three times in the opening 61 seconds.

Junior attacker Frances Staadt needed just 13 ticks to put CC on the board with the first of her two goals and senior midfielder Grace Maloney added what proved to be the game winner 37 seconds later.

After setting up the first two goals, senior attacker Leslie Jacoby scored off a feed from Maloney to give Colorado College a 3-0 lead with 28:59 to play in the first half.

Maloney was a force at both end of the field. She scored a game-high three goals, scooped up five ground balls and recorded three draw controls. Jacoby also finished with four points, setting up three goals and finding the net once.

Senior midfielder Kelsey Morell, junior midfielder Ginna Oates, sophomore attacker Madeline Scherer and freshman attacker Madeline Pitkin all struck for a pair of markers. Pitkin paced the defensive effort with seven draw controls and six draw controls.

The led 11-0 at the half and extended its lead to 15-0 when senior midfielder Bailey Terhune scored an unassisted goal with 18:15 remaining.

Colorado College finished with a 25-5 advantage in total shots. The Tigers also led in ground balls, 25-23, and draw controls, 14-5.

Junior goaltender Abby Fink stopped two of three shots to earn the victory. She lowered her season goals-against average to 2.67 and improved her saves percentage to .742. Samantha Mason had one save for UD.

The Crusaders averted the shutout when Mary Salotto scored on a free-position shit with 4:44 remaining in the second half. Salotto also posted team highs with six ground balls and five draw controls.

CC improved to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in the SCAC. Dallas slipped to 1-2 overall and 0-1 in conference play.

The Tigers are 7-0 all-time against UD and have outscored the Crusaders 111-17.

Colorado College returns to action on Sunday, March 18, against Mount Holyoke College in the first of five home games during a span of seven games.

2012-03-10



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