Politis Leads Regis in Romp over Massachusetts Maritime

WESTON, Mass. -- Freshman Grace Politis (Billerica, Mass.) netted nine goals and an assist for 10 points to lead Regis to an 18-5 non-league college women's lacrosse victory over Massachusetts Maritime Saturday afternoon at Regis Stadium.

The host Pride (9-4) scored eight of the first 10 markers of the match, including four by Politis, en route to a 9-2 advantage at the break, and after the visiting Buccaneers (2-12) closed back to within 12-4 on junior Briana Bergstrom's (Quincy, Mass.) goals with 21:30 remaining in the contest, Regis used five unanswered goals in just under 10 minutes, including two off the stick of freshman Sashae Walls (Everett, Mass.), to seal its triumph.

Sophomore Teresa Busiek (Arlington, Mass.) added four goals and a pair of assists in the victory for the Pride, who also received two goals from sophomore Andrea Barbosa (Taunton, Mass.) as well as a single tally off the stick of sophomore Lindsey Graver (Bellingham, Mass.). Senior Shauna Callinan (West Falmouth, Mass.) and sophomore Hillary Doucette (Manchester, Mass.) each netted a pair of goals in the setback for Massachusetts Maritime, which also received an assist from senior Julie Shebroe (Little Falls, N.J.).

Freshman Katie Haidemenos (Warwick, R.I.) picked up the win in goal for Regis with a 13-save effort, while freshman Tenley Gillett (Manchester, N.H.) made a career-high 22 stops in the setback for Massachusetts Maritime as the Pride outshot the Buccaneers by a 52-25 margin for the contest.

Massachusetts Maritime hosts Fitchburg State in its New England Women's Lacrosse Alliance and season finale next Friday evening at Clean Harbors Stadium beginning at 7:00 p.m. Regis closed out its 2012 regular season slate with today's match.


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