Elms College Fells Pine Manor, 17-2

CHICOPEE, MA. March 25, 2008 Elms College junior goalkeeper Alicia Bobbie (Higganum, CT) tallied ten saves and senior attack Carrie Allard (Springfield, MA) netted five goals and added two assists to help the Blazers defeat Pine Manor 17-2 in Tuesday evenings non-conference women's lacrosse game held at Leary Field.

The victory improves Elms College to a mark of 1-1 on the season while Pine Manor dropped to a record of 0-3.

Elms College jumped out to an early lead when freshman midfielder Whitney Gerard (Brunswick, ME) scored her first goal of the season just 25 seconds into the game.

The Blazers gained a two-goal advantage two minutes later when senior midfielder Lauren O'Donnell (Hampden, MA) netted her first goal of the night off an assist from Allard. O'Donnell added two more first half goals, and finished the contest with three goals and two assists.

Elms College freshman attack Jennifer Lough (Feeding Hills, MA) scored three times on just six shots and recorded an assist in the winning effort.

Pine Manor freshman midfielder Jacqueline Sprague (Oxford, MA) and sophomore midfielder Elaine Rodriguez (Bronx, NY) each scored for the Gators.

Elms College returns to conference play Thursday, March 27 when the Blazers host Fitchburg State. Game time is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.


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