Mass. College Lax: GNAC Women’s Quarterfinal Roundup
It was another busy day in the Division III lacrosse world as eight teams competed in four Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) quarterfinals, including a quartet of teams from Massachusetts.
Emmanuel College – the defending conference champions – scored a 22-6 victory over Mount Ida College at Clemente Field in Boston this evening. The Saints outscored the Mustangs, 15-4, in the first session to secure a quarterfinal victory and a date with Saint Joseph’s (Maine) on Friday.
Sarah Wootten recorded nine points on five goals and four assists, while Kristen Tuleja netted a hat trick and dished out three assists for the Saints. Lauren White faced eight shots between the pipes and registered just two stops.
Mount Ida received a pair of goals from Rebecca Beaulieu and Amanda Bowen, while Sydney Fredette turned away nine shots.
Lasell College extended its season by defeating Norwich University in Newton this afternoon, 18-6. Toni Minelli and Bridget Doherty combined for eighth goals and seven assists and Alexa Katsigianis stopped 13 shots between the pipes.
Greer Gilbert netted five goals for the Sharks, but it wasn’t enough to lift Simmons past Johnson & Wales, which claimed a 15-9 victory in Providence.