No. 5 TCNJ tops Cabrini
Passucci scored two goals and added an assist to lead the Lions
EWING, N.J. -- Junior Camille Passucci had a five-point game as The College of New Jersey silenced visiting Cabrini 5-0 on Thursday.
The win put TCNJ at 14-2 on the season as the Lions extended their modest winning streak to four consecutive. While TCNJ added to its streak, the Cavaliers saw theirs come to an end at six games as they fell to 10-5.
Passucci took charge in the opening half scoring a pair of goals before setting up a third. Her first goal came midway through the period as she batted in her own rebound while falling down by the far post and then made it 2-0 knocking in a crossing pass from Erin Healy.
The pair then switched roles on the third goal as Healy deflected in a crossing pass from Passucci with 7:34 remaining in the half.
In the second half, a couple of Passucci's teammates got in on the scoring as Caitlyn Jenkins tipped in a nice centering pass from Victoria Martin, before Alex Okuniewicz tallied unassisted. The goal by Jenkins came 8:38 into the fresh half, while Okuniewicz's came with 13:25 left in the contest.
With her two goals in the win, Passucci took over sole possession of the team lead with 11, while Jenkins is right on her heels with 10.
Lion goalies Shannon Syciarz and Amanda Krause combined on the shutout with Syciarz making a pair of saves.
In goal for the Cavaliers, Genevieve Paulin had a busy game making 15 saves.