No. 19/17 Women's lacrosse rolls over Duquesne, 16-3
March 7, 2013
Downingtown, Pa. – The No. 19/17 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team jetted off to a 12-1 lead before halftime and never looked back, earning a 19-3 win over Duquesne Thursday afternoon in a neutral site game hosted by the Dukes.
Janine Hillier and Demmianne Cook powered the Stony Brook (3-1) offense with five goals and one assist apiece. Frankie Caridi made five saves in net as the Seawolves tied a program record for fewest goals allowed in a single contest for the second week in a row.
Meredith Dunn tallied a team-high two points on one goal and one assist as Duquesne drops to 2-3 on the season.
“Today was a complete team effort on both sides of the ball, We are proud of the way the team played against a tough opponent and look forward to playing a home game Saturday.”
--Stony Brook women’s lacrosse head coach Joe Spallina
Emily Mercier tallied Stony Brook’s fourth goal of the game and was one of five Seawolves to record a goal in the opening stanza. Hillier and Cook scored four of their five goals in the first half as Stony Brook controlled the game from the start en route to a 12-1 halftime lead and 16-3 victory.
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Stony Brook plays its home opener against Longwood Saturday, March 9 at 1 p.m.