Western Connecticut defeats Western New England,
14-12 in southern trip's opener

Box Score

CLERMONT, FL (Mar. 18) - The Western Connecticut State University women's lacrosse team improved to 4-1 on the season following its 14-12 victory over Western New England University in Clermont, FL on Sunday afternoon.

Junior attack Devon Edwards (Islip, NY) led the Colonials with five goals and three assists while Brianna Mitterando (Mastic Beach, NY) added three goals.

Emily Brooks (Kingston, NY) had a game-high seven draw controls while Edwards gathered four DCs.

Samantha Blackwell (Brewster, NY) collected a team-high four ground balls for the winners.

Jessica Scannapieco led the Golden Bears with five goals and one of only two assists recorded for WNEU.

Karli Portnoy (Sea Cliff, NY) made five saves for Western while Emily Castleman made four stops for the Golden Bears.

Western plays MIT on Tuesday, March 20 in Clermont, FL.


Lacrosse Game Summary (Final)

Western Connecticut vs Western New England (Mar 18, 2012 at Clermont, FL)

Western Connecticut (4-1) vs. Western New England
Date: Mar 18, 2012 Location: Clermont, FL Stadium:
Attendance:50 Start time:12:00 pm End time:1:30 pm Total time:1:30

SCORE BY PERIOD 1 2 Tot
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Western Connecticut. 6 8 - 14
Western New England. 6 6 - 12

Western Connecticut SCORING: GOALS: Devon Edwards 5; Brianna
Mitterando 3; Nicole Perrone 1; Kelly Brennan 1; Lindsay Gorman 1;
Amanda Simon 1; Shelby Ingrao 1; Hyla Costello 1.
ASSISTS: Devon Edwards 3; Kelly Brennan 2; Nicole Perrone 2; Jessica
Bouwman 1.

Western New England SCORING: GOALS: Jessica Scannapieco 5; Katie Toomy
4; Liz McRoberts 1; Veronica Miano 1; Megan Doyle 1.
ASSISTS: Ali Pepe 1; Jessica Scannapieco 1.

Western Connecticut GROUND BALLS: Samantha Blackwell 4; Nicole Perrone
2; Kaitlyn Arconti 1; Emily Brooks 1; Devon Edwards 1; Lindsay Gorman
1; Kirsten Hudock 1; Shelby Ingrao 1; Brianna Mitterando 1.

Western New England GROUND BALLS: Jessica Scannapieco 4; Jillian Saley
3; Ali Pepe 2; 2 1; Emily Castleman 1; Julianne Green 1; Liz McRoberts
1; Veronica Miano 1; Kelsey Sherman 1; Katie Toomy 1.

Western Connecticut TURNOVERS CAUSED: Emily Brooks 2; Nicole Perrone
1; Amanda Simon 1; Marisa Vitti 1.
Western New England TURNOVERS CAUSED: Jillian Saley 2; Taylor Checchia
1; Janelle Gordon 1; Veronica Miano 1; Ali Pepe 1; Jessica Scannapieco
1; Katie Toomy 1.

SHOTS - Western Connecticut 29; Western New England 25.
SHOTS ON GOAL - Western Connecticut 18; Western New England 17.

Penalties - Western Connecticut 0/0:00; Western New England 0/0:00.
MAN-UP OPPORTUNITIES - Western Connecticut 3-0; Western New England
0-0.

TURNOVERS - Western Connecticut 18; Western New England 19.

FACEOFFS - Western Connecticut 0-0; Western New England 0-0.

CLEARS - Western Connecticut 7-11; Western New England 5-9.

GOALIES - WCSUWL: Karli Portnoy 4-1 (60:00 minutes, 17 shots-5 saves,
12 GA); WNE: Emily Castleman 0-1 (60:00, 18-4, 14).

Start time: 12:00 pm Finish time: 1:30 pm Length of game: 1:30
Officials:.

A-50 T-1:30