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Lacrosse Beaten By Emmanuel

Lacrosse Beaten By Emmanuel

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – The University of Saint Joseph lacrosse team dropped a 19-0 game to Emmanuel College Saturday in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference game.

Emmanuel improved to 4-2 overall and 2-0 in the GNAC; USJ is 3-3 overall and 0-2 in the conference. It was the second consecutive 19-0 win for the Saints, which defeated Albertus Magnus by the same count on Tuesday.

Sarah Higgins (Groveland, Mass.) led Emmanuel with four goals and five assists and also had game-highs of seven ground balls, nine draw controls and six caused turnovers. Emmanuel led 14-0 at halftime. Kristen Tuleja (Mansfield, Mass.) had four goals and four assists for Emmanuel and Emily Baker (Stratham, N.H.) had four goals and two assists.

Danielle Bazzano (South Windsor, Conn.) generated the Blue Jays' lone shot on goal in the final minute of the game as Emmanuel outshot USJ, 29-1. Emily Bourassa made eight saves in net for St. Joseph.

USJ is at Norwich, Tuesday, April. 5 in a GNAC game beginning at 4 p.m. Emmanuel hosts Lasell Tuesday in a GNAC game at 7 p.m.