Immediate Release: March 12, 2008
Contact: Anthony G. Naglieri (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Binghamton women's lacrosse rolls past Siena 15-7
N.Y. -- Freshman Lisa Illig (Corning,
N.Y.) registered the second hat-trick of her collegiate career
and the Bearcats received goals from 10 different players as
Binghamton women's lacrosse rolled past visiting Siena, 15-7,
Wednesday at the Bearcats Sports Complex.
Freshman Ali Castiglie (Middle
Island, N.Y.) led all players with four points (two goals and
two assists). Castiglie now has a team-best 21 points on the
season. Fellow freshmen Erica Hill (Delmar, N.Y.) and
Kate Tesi (Yorktown, N.Y.),
along with Illig, contributed three-points apiece.
The Bearcat women have now won three of four home contests at
the Bearcats Sports Complex.
Binghamton scored six of the game's first seven goals, staking
claim to a commanding 6-1 advantage at the 13:48 mark of the
first half. The Saints answered with a 2-1 run, but the Bearcats
stretched the lead to 10-3 with a 3-0 run to close the half.
The 10 first-half goals represented a Bearcats' season-high.
BU twice led by as many as 10 over the final 30 minutes of action,
before a pair of Siena goals late created the final margin.
Also contributing for BU, senior tri-captain Leanne
(Auburn, N.Y.) had a pair of goals to raise her season total
to a team-best 12. Musso has now recorded a point in nine straight
games dating back to last season.
The Bearcat women also received a goal apiece from senior Kristen
(Webster, N.Y.), junior Julia Demuth (Jordan,
N.Y.), sophomore Erika Travis (Geneva,
N.Y.), and freshmen Beth Moore (Hauppauge,
N.Y.) and Kate Concialdi (Yorktown,
Defensively, freshman goalie Lauren Scott (Jarrettsville,
Md.) manned the cage for BU picking up her third victory of the
Juniors Kara Slowik (Warners,
N.Y.) and Kim Delperuto (Syracuse,
N.Y.) along with sophomore Christina Smith (Somers,
N.Y.) all turned in strong efforts on the Bearcat backline. Slowik
had three ground balls, a draw control, and was a key cog in
BU's transition game throughout the evening. Delperuto finished
with a game-high four groundballs and Smith chipped in with two
ground balls and a pair of caused turnovers.
Junior Ryan Tierney led Siena with a pair of goals.
Binghamton (3-4, 0-1 AE) returns to action on Sunday when they
head to Canisius for a 1 p.m. contest.
Notes: The all-time series is now tied at 3-3. The Saints
won last year's meeting by an 18-11 margin in Loudonville...The
15 goals is a season-best.