Fast start dooms Owls

Westfield State's Caroline Smart sprints downfield. (Photo by Mickey Curtis)

Westfield State’s Caroline Smart sprints downfield. (Photo by Mickey Curtis)

WESTFIELD – An early 4-0 lead lifted Worcester State University to a 10-7 victory over Westfield State University in a key Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) women’s lacrosse game on Saturday evening, April 12.
Worcester is 1-1 in the MASCACS and 6-3 overall; Westfield drops to 2-1 and 6-6.
Four players scored for the Lancers as they bolted to a 4-0 lead with 18:23 remaining in the first half.
Westfield trailed 5-2 at halftime and 6-3 early in the second half when Worcester responded with two goals in a 14-second span to take an 8-3 lead with 26:29 remaining.
The Owls closed within three again, 8-5, but Worcester scored its final two goals for a 10-5 lead with 18:02 remaining.
Westfield’s Blair Smith scored the game’s final two goals, at the 17:02 and 1:00 marks.
Smith shared game-high honors with Worcester’s Kalia Chase with three goals apiece. The Owls’ Stephanie Lenhardt had a game-high five points (1 goals, 4 assists).
Scoring two goals in the Lancers’ balanced attack were Molly Kilday, Michelle Tully and Alaina Martin.
In a key statistic, Worcester dominated draw controls, 14-5.

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