Balanced attack helps No. 9 Le Moyne trump Southern New Hampshire 17-3
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Six players scored two goals apiece as ninth-ranked Le Moyne defeated Southern New Hampshire 17-3 on Friday in Northeast-10 conference action at Ted Grant Field.
The Dolphins opened the scoring just 29 seconds into the game as senior midfielder Gabrielle Kamide finished off a feed from freshman attacker Maggie Monnat. Following back-and-forth play, senior attacker Brenna Bauer converted a free-position shot for her 11th goal of the year.
Southern New Hampshire, which entered the match on a five-game win streak, got on the scoreboard with 23:58 remaining in the first half as Ellie Morin tallied an unassisted goal.
Le Moyne regained its two-goal lead with 21:09 left on a free-position goal by senior attacker Kelly Condon. Junior attacker Kathleen Conese followed with a free-position goal of her own. Maggie Monnat found the back of the net for the fifth time this season with 16:56 to go after curling around the left side of the goal.
Freshman attacker Claire Monnat tied her sister for the fifth-most goals on the team after taking a pass from Condon. Junior midfielder Victoria Nies gave the Dolphins a 7-1 advantage with 14:07 left after taking a pass from Conese and cutting down the center of the field.
Conese followed with an unassisted goal at the 10:36 mark for her team-leading 12th goal of the season. After a Southern New Hampshire turnover on a clear attempt, freshman midfielder Mary Fadden netted her third goal of the year with 6:49 remaining. Just 36 seconds later, Kamide scored her second goal of the game for Le Moyne's 10th marker of the contest.
Freshman midfielder Kaitlyn Armstrong got into the scoring column with 4:36 left after taking a pass from the left side from Condon. Maggie Monnat finished off the scoring in the half with a feed from behind the goal from sophomore attacker Catie McKay.
Morin got the Penmen on the scoreboard first in the second half with a free-position goal at the 28:43 mark.
Bauer extended Le Moyne's lead back to 11 as she scored from the left edge of the crease off a dodge from eight yards out. After almost nine minutes of scoreless action, Condon converted a free-position shot for her 10th goal of the year.
Phoebe Clark answered for the Penmen with an unassisted goal with 15:24 remaining in the contest.
Senior midfielder Jennifer Fabian followed with back-to-back free-position goals. Freshman midfielder Morgan Kline completed the game's scoring with her first career goal with 6:11 left.
Sophomore goalkeeper Molly Marbut earned the win after making 11 saves between the pipes. Freshman Ryan Cortese stopped three shots in the final 7:21 in her collegiate debut. Maria Ploof made seven saves in the loss for the Penmen.