Western women's lacrosse sails past Anchorwomen, 20-9

Box Score

DANBURY, CT (Apr. 7) - Junior attack Nicole Perrone (Brookfield, CT) scored five goals and the Western Connecticut State University women's lacrosse team cruised to a 20-9 victory over Rhode Island College on Saturday afternoon at The WAC.

The Colonials, 6-3 overall and 2-0 in the Little East Conference, raced out to a 14-3 advantage at intermission and never looked back over the final 30 minutes.

Perrone finished with six total points after adding assist on on an early Western marker.

Western's leading scorer, Devon Edwards (Islip, NY) added four goals and three assists for a team-leading 32 goals and 21 assists on the season.

Kaitlyn Arconti (Danbury, CT) added a hat-trick and one assist while Hyla Costello (Southington, CT) and Emily Brooks (Kingston, NY) lit the lamp twice each for the winners.

Jessica Ricci (Hope, RI) and Nicky Drolet (Somersworth, NH) led the Anchorwomen, now 1-6 overall and 0-2 in the LEC, with four and two goals, respectively.

Karli Portnoy (Sea Cliff, NY) made seven saves for Western while Taryn Carbone (Cranston, RI) turned away five of the Colonials' 30 shot attempts.

The Colonials play host to Framingham State in a make-up game on Monday, April 9.The opening draw control is slated for 7 pm.


Lacrosse Game Summary (Final)

Rhode Island College (1-6, 0-2 LEC) vs. Western Connecticut (6-3, 2-0 LEC)
Date: Apr 07, 2012 Location: Danury, Conn. Stadium: The WAC
Attendance:70 Start time:1:00 pm End time:2:45pm Total time:1:45

SCORE BY PERIOD........ 1 2 Tot
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Rhode Island College... 3 6 - 9
Western Connecticut... 14 6 - 20

Rhode Island College SCORING: GOALS: Jessica Ricci 4; Nicky Drolet 2;
Ashley Signoriello 2; Molly Voyer 1.
ASSISTS: Jessalyn O'Neill 2; Nicky Drolet 1; Ashley Signoriello 1.

Western Connecticut SCORING: GOALS: Nicole Perrone 5; Devon Edwards 4;
Kaitlyn Arconti 3; Hyla Costello 2; Emily Brooks 2; Kelly Brennan 1;
Jessica Bouwman 1; Brianna Mitterando 1; Samantha Blackwell 1.
ASSISTS: Devon Edwards 3; Kaitlyn Arconti 1; Jessica Bouwman 1; Kelly
Brennan 1; Hyla Costello 1; Nicole Perrone 1; Nathaly Reist 1.

Rhode Island College GROUND BALLS: Jenna Childs 8; Jessalyn O'Neill 5;
Ashley Signoriello 4; Cassy Arines 3; Sophie Kanno 3; Danielle Landon
3; Nicky Drolet 2; Courtney McKiernan 2; Sam Nolte 2; Jessica Ricci 1;
Harmony Tillison 1.

Western Connecticut GROUND BALLS: Samantha Blackwell 10; Devon Edwards
8; Kirsten Hudock 4; Marisa Vitti 4; Kaitlyn Arconti 3; Emily Brooks
3; Brianna Mitterando 2; Nicole Perrone 2; Karli Portnoy 2; Amanda
Simon 2; Jessica Bouwman 1; Hyla Costello 1.

Rhode Island College TURNOVERS CAUSED: Courtney McKiernan 3; Cassy
Arines 2; Sophie Kanno 2; Jenna Childs 1; Ashley Signoriello 1.
Western Connecticut TURNOVERS CAUSED: Samantha Blackwell 6; Emily
Brooks 2; Brittany Paiva 2; Jessica Bouwman 1; Devon Edwards 1;
Kirsten Hudock 1; Amanda Simon 1; Marisa Vitti 1.

SHOTS - Rhode Island College 26; Western Connecticut 30.
SHOTS ON GOAL - Rhode Island College 16; Western Connecticut 25.

Penalties - Rhode Island College 0/0:00; Western Connecticut 0/0:00.
MAN-UP OPPORTUNITIES - Rhode Island College 0-0; Western Connecticut
0-0.

TURNOVERS - Rhode Island College 26; Western Connecticut 19.

GOALIES - RICWLX: Taryn Carbone 1-6 (60:00 minutes, 25 shots-5 saves,
20 GA); WCSUWL: Karli Portnoy 6-3 (60:00, 16-7, 9).

Start time: 1:00 pm Finish time: 2:45pm Length of game: 1:45
Officials:. Scorer: Scott Russell.

A-70 T-1:45