EWING, N.J. — The College of New Jersey’s women’s lacrosse team kept its perfect season alive as the Lions cruised to a 19-1 conference victory against Ramapo College on Thursday.
Third-ranked TCNJ improved to 7-0 on the season and 2-0 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference, while the Roadrunners dropped to 0-2 in conference action and 2-3 overall.
Through seven games, the Lions have outscored the opposition 125-15.
The hosts took control early as senior Ali Jaeger and opened the scoring 40 seconds into the game. TCNJ netted the initial four goals of the game before the Roadrunners scored on a free-position shot to get on the board.
The Lions then rattled off the final 10 goals of the half for a commanding 14-1 lead at the half.
In the final 30 minutes, the Lions added five more goals to remain undefeated.
Junior Kathleen Notos led all players with six goals raising her season total to a team-leading 28. Jaeger finished with a seven-point performance, scoring four times and assisting on three others, while junior Sara Keating scored three goals and added an assist. Freshman Jen Garavente also finished with a hat trick for the Lions.
Leigh Mitchell finished with one goal, but dished out five more assists. Mitchell leads the NJAC with 29 helpers and has 99 for her career. Her next assist would make the only player in program history to record at least 100 assists.
TCNJ was perfect in draw controls in the game as the Lions gained possession on all 22 attempts.
Senior goalie Mary Waller had a quiet night. She made one save for the Lions.
For Ramapo, Amanda Barretta scored on a free-position shot, while goalie Diana Silva made eight saves.