MASSACHUSETTS MARITIME WOMEN’S LACROSSE
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Clean Harbors Stadium, Buzzards Bay, Mass.
FINAL: BRIDGEWATER STATE 14, MASSACHUSETTS MARITIME 5
BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. -- Sophomore Elizabeth Ettridge (Marshfield, Mass.) scored five goals, while seniors Melissa Renauld (Framingham, Mass.) and Alex Lynch (Plainville, Mass.) each added four goals and three assists for seven points to lead Bridgewater State to a 14-5 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s lacrosse victory over Massachusetts Maritime Tuesday evening at Clean Harbors Stadium.
The visiting Bears (8-6, 4-0 MASCAC) broke open a two-goal game by scoring three times in the final 2:42 of the opening half to take an 8-3 advantage at the break, and Renauld and Ettridge combined for four tallies in the first 8:53 after intermission to extend that margin to 12-3 with just over 21 minutes remaining in the match. Junior Brooke Buckner (Foxboro, Mass.) accounted for the other marker of the night for Bridgewater State, which received four assists from freshman Victoria McDonough (Marshfield, Mass.) and a pair of helpers off the stick of junior Haley Riley (Wakefield, Mass.).
Junior Stephanie Hunt (Brookfield, Conn.) notched a hat trick in the setback for the host Buccaneers (0-8, 0-4 MASCAC), who also received a goal and two assists from senior Christina Murphy (Forestdale, Mass.). Senior Dahlia Seggelin (Sharon, Mass.) tallied as well for Massachusetts Maritime, which received a helper off the stick of senior Ashley Solari (Sandwich, Mass.).
Freshman Hayley Barner (Westwood, Mass.) picked up her second win of the season with a five save effort in goal for Bridgewater State, while junior Mikayla Correia (Dartmouth, Mass.) made seven stops in the setback for Massachusetts Maritime, as the Bears outshot the Buccaneers by a 22-11 margin overall and held a 15-6 edge in draw controls for the contest.
Massachusetts Maritime heads to North Adams, Mass. on Saturday afternoon to take on MCLA in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference outing that begins at 3:00 p.m., while Bridgewater State hosts Fitchburg State in a MASCAC match on Saturday morning in Bridgewater, Mass. beginning at 11:00 a.m.