No. 2 Adelphi remains unbeaten with 18-1 victory against St. Michael's
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. -- Devan Crimi's eight points, led second-ranked Adelphi University past Saint Michael's College,18-1, in the last regular season home game on Saturday. With the victory the Panthers remained unblemished at 16-0 overall and 11-0 in the Northeast-10, while the Purple Knights slipped to 6-6 and 4-6 in conference play.
Crimi had eight points on five goals and three assists, while Kate Beier chipped in four goals and Danielle Jaycox had two tallies and an assist. Alexa Froccaro and Rachel O'Brien also had multiple points, with a goal and two assists for Froccaro and two goals for O'Brien.
Crimi put in work on both sides of the field, causing a team-high four turnovers, while Jacqueline Williams was credited with two. Felicia Mills led all players with nine draw controls, while Crimi, Williams and Meg Brown collected three ground balls each. Jordann Dempsey got the start and was credited with her second win of the season, while Taylor Hayes made one stop in relief.
The Panthers took control of the contest from the opening whistle, scoring four goals in the first 2:48 of the contest. The Brown and Gold would continue to keep the pressure on scoring six more goals, the final tally coming off the stick of Jaycox, to claim a 10-0 lead with 14:12 remaining in the half. The visitors managed to get on the board with 26 ticks left in the first frame, making it a 10-1 game at intermission. The second period was all Adelphi, as the Panthers ripped off eight unanswered goals, holding a, 18-1 lead as time expired.
Adelphi held an edge in every major statistical category, including out shooting Saint Michael's, 41-3, collecting more ground balls, 23-15, committing less turovers, 11-25 and winning more draws, 16-5.