Saints Rout St. Bonaventure to Pick up Second Win

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. Siena scored its most goals in three years in routing St. Bonaventure 16-7 at Siena Turf Field. Eight different Saints scored and seven tallied multiple goal performances in a complete team effort.

Siena (2-5) held a 37-18 advantage in shots, 23-14 edge in groundballs and won 17 of 24 draw controls in dominating all facets of the game. The 16 goals scored were the program's most since posting a 19-7 win over Presbyterian on Mar. 26, 2011.

Junior attack Alyssa Treanor led the way with a career-high six points, tallying a hat trick and adding three assists. Sophomore attack Sarah Croutier, who entered the day tied for second in the MAAC in both points and goals, added four points on two goals and two assists.

Siena scored three straight goals to take a 4-1 lead midway through the first half and led 6-2 at the break. The Saints would go on to score eight of the first 10 goals of the second half in building as much as a 10-goal lead.

Maddie Devine, Cara McQuillan, Erin Mossop, Julia Sirianni and Lauren Smith all contributed two goals for Siena. Sirianni added seven draw controls for the Saints which beat St. Bonaventure (0-4) for the first time in eight all-time meetings between the programs.

Taylor Fallon scored twice and Sarah Schlagenhauf made 14 saves for the Bonnies.

The Saints return to action Thursday when they host Binghamton for a 4:00 p.m. draw.

* * * *

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. The St. Bonaventure lacrosse team (0-4) allowed 10 second half goals leading to a 16-7 defeat in their game against the Siena Saints (2-5) at Siena Turf Field Sunday afternoon (March 16).

Saints attacker Casey Irwin recorded the game's first goal one minute and a second into the contest, but the Brown and White tied the score about six minutes later on a goal by midfielder Taylor Fallon. Siena then recorded three unanswered goals, two scored by attacker Sarah Croutier and one scored by attacker Alyssa Treanor. After Bonnies midfielder Lily Timlin scored a free position goal with about 12 and a half minutes left in the first half, Siena midfielder Lauren Smith and attacker Erin Mossop netted goals to give their team a 6-2 halftime lead.

After Saints defenseman Cara McQuillan and Bonnies attacker Mikayla Place exchanged goals to open the second half, Siena scored three unanswered goals, recorded by Mossop, McQuillan and Smith. After a goal by St. Bonaventure midfielder Mary Maestri cut the score to 10-4, the Saints recorded the next four goals in the contest with two each netted by midfielder Julia Sirianni and Treanor. Over the last 10 minutes of the contest, St. Bonaventure recorded three goals, scored by midfielder Scarlet Jaworski, midfielder LeighAnn Stauffer and Fallon. Siena added two more goals, both scored by attacker Maddie Devine.

Treanor recorded three goals and three assists for a total of a game-high six points. Fallon's two goals gave her a team-high two points in the contest for the Brown and White.

Siena starting goalie Samantha DePasquale recorded eight saves and allowed six goals in about 58 minutes. Ashley Holdridge allowed a goal in about of two minutes in relief. St. Bonaventure goalie Sara Schlagenhauf recorded 14 saves and allowed 16 goals in the contest.

The Bonnies will return to action next Sunday (March 23) at 1:00 p.m. when they host Iona.

2014-03-16



Create a free lacrosse website