Saints shatter records in romp of Rider; secure massive win in MAAC opener

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Nothing was stopping the Siena girls’s lacrosse group on a record-breaking day at Hickey Subject Saturday afternoon. 

Not the rain; not the sleet; not the snow. And definitely not MAAC newcomer Rider, because the Saints put collectively a masterful efficiency in a 22-4 trouncing to set a program report for the biggest margin of victory within the 28-year historical past of the group.

The earlier largest margin of victory had been 17 objectives on two events.  Sarah Irish’s aim with three seconds remaining pushed the result in 18 to make sure that a brand new report could be set.

It additionally matched a program report for essentially the most objectives scored in a single sport with 22 when it notched that whole towards Hartford on March 13, 2019. 

Siena (6-3, 1-0 MAAC) dominated in almost each aspect of the sport, clutching an iron grip on draw controls by successful 26 of 30 as a group. 

Individually, senior Taryn Asselin set a brand new single-game program historical past for many draw controls in a sport with 15. 

Asselin had tied the mark earlier this season in a win towards Le Moyne on March 2 and flirted with the report when she additionally had 12 in a win towards then #18 Military West Level again on Feb. 17. 

Though simply in its first season taking part in girls’s lacrosse, the Broncs (6-3, 0-1) had obtained off to a powerful begin to their season and featured the MAAC’s prime participant for draw controls and top-of-the-line scorers in Katie Walsh. 

Walsh had entered averaging 3.13 objectives per sport and over seven draw controls, however was held to only two draw controls and one aim versus the Saints. 

Offensively, junior Grace Dobrzynski led the Saints with an eight-point afternoon (two objectives, and a career-high six assists) whereas junior Kelly Logue went over the 100 factors in her profession with a six-point day (three objectives and three assists). 

Siena led 7-1 on the finish of the primary quarter, receiving two objectives apiece by freshman Olivia Nicholson and senior Rebecca Gilhooley.

The Saints saved their foot on the fuel pedal, outscoring the Broncs 6-2 within the second quarter to take 13-3 lead into halftime. 

Siena stayed unrelenting within the second half, outscoring the Broncs 9-1 the remainder of the best way. 

Twelve totally different Saints contributed to the factors column together with a trio who had hat methods (Logue, Nicholson and Gilhooley).

On protection, graduate pupil Jenna Colabufo had a team-high 4 triggered turnovers and reached 50 for her Saints’ profession.

Rider, who entered averaging almost 15 objectives per contest and ranked second within the MAAC, was held to only 9 photographs together with simply six on aim.

Siena received its fourth straight and for the fifth time of their final six outings whereas preserving its opponent in single digit scoring for all 5 of these victories.