Women’s lacrosse rolls over Southern Maine, 18-4
LEWISTON, Maine — Sophomores Molly Wagner (Longmeadow, Mass.) and Rachel Harmeling (North Reading, Mass.) scored three goals and had one assist apiece as the Bates College women’s lacrosse team downed the University of Southern Maine 18-4 in a non-league contest Wednesday night at Campus Avenue Field.
Scoring two goals apiece for Bates were first-year Caroline Thomas (Barrington, R.I.), first-year Danielle Cormier (Nashua, N.H.), first-year Rachel Greenwood (Williamstown, Mass.) and senior Katie Unger (Concord, N.H.). Thomas also had an assist and sophomore Jeanne Lothrop (Andover, Mass.) registered three points on a goal and two assists.
It was the second win in as many nights for the Bobcats (2-0), who will play at Wesleyan University on Saturday at 1 p.m. in their first NESCAC game of the season.
The Huskies (0-2) host the University of New England on March 21.
First-year Mindy Morneault (Eagle Lake, Maine) scored twice for USM, while junior Sarah Trent (Chanhassen, Minn.) and junior Ashley Dyer (Harrison, Maine) had one apiece. Sophomore Katie Quartuccio (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) made 14 saves in net, while sophomore Miranda Coffey (Bowdoin, Maine) made four more saves.
First-year Katie Smarse (three saves) and sophomore Katie Nickerson (two saves) split time in goal for Bates.
SCORE BY PERIOD 1 2 Tot
USM…………….. 1 3 - 4
Bates College……. 9 9 – 18
USM SCORING: GOALS: Mindy Morneault 2; Sarah Trent 1; Ashley Dyer 1.
Bates College SCORING: GOALS: Molly Wagner 3; Rachel Harmeling 3;
Caroline Thomas 2; Katie Unger 2; Rachel Greenwood 2; Danielle Cormier
2; Jeanne Lothrop 1; Julie Berman 1; Sonija Parson 1; Sarah Peters 1.
ASSISTS: Katherine Farmer 2; Jeanne Lothrop 2; Julie Berman 1; Rachel
Harmeling 1; Meredith Miller 1; Caroline Thomas 1; Molly Wagner 1.
Bates College GROUND BALLS: Caroline Thomas 7; Katie Unger 5; Molly
Wagner 5; Jeanne Lothrop 4; Sarah Peters 3; Julie Berman 2; Danielle
Cormier 2; Ali Emery 2; Elise Kornack 2; Hannah Meyer 2; Michele
Piazza 2; Cara Sweeney 2; Shannon Tully 2; Elizabeth Denver 1;
Katherine Farmer 1; Rachel Greenwood 1; Meredith Miller 1; Sonija
Bates College TURNOVERS CAUSED: Julie Berman 1; Danielle Cormier 1;
Elizabeth Denver 1; Meredith Miller 1; Sarah Peters 1; Cara Sweeney 1;
Shannon Tully 1; Molly Wagner 1; Sarah Young 1.
GOALIES – USM: Miranda Coffey (15:00 minutes, 7 shots-2 saves, 5 GA) ,
Katie Quartuccio (45:00, 24-11, 13); BAT: Katie Nickerson (13:21,
3-3, 0) , Katie Smarse 1-0 (46:39, 7-3, 4).