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(5-6, 1-2 MAAC)
 
  1st 2nd F
 Niagara
 3
 Marist
14   5 19
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(9-2, 3-0 MAAC)
 
 Women's Lacrosse Posts Program Record Six-Game Winning Streak 
 
 Stat Comparison Niagara Marist
 Goals  7 19 
 Shots 21  29 
 Assists 11 
 Draw Controls 16  12 
 Caused Turnovers
 Ground Balls 19  19 
 Turnovers 18  12 
 Saves 12 
   
 
 Individual Leaders
 Stat  Niagara  Marist
 Goals  Farrugia, 2  Viscount, 5
 Assists Matecki & Farrugia, 1  Larson, 6
 Draw Controls Matecki, 7  Romano & Viscount, 3 
 Caused Turnovers Patenaude & Wolf, 1  Pumo, 2 
 Ground Balls  SIx players, 2 Four players, 2 
 Saves Sasser, 4  Holmes, 7 
   
 Up Next
 
Who: Quinnipiac
When: Sun., April 13 - 12 p.m.
Where: Hamden, Conn.
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POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – The Marist women’s lacrosse team (9-2, 3-0 MAAC) picked up a 19-7 win over Niagara in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) contest on Wednesday afternoon. With the Red Foxes’ sixth straight win, Marist broke the program record for most consecutive wins in a season, previously set in 2009 with five in a row. Marist improved to 9-2 overall, matching its win total from last season, and remains a perfect 3-0 in MAAC play to maintain its first-place standing.

Senior Tierney Larson (Fairfield, Conn.) led the Red Foxes with eight points, including two goals and six assists. Junior Kirsten Viscount (Smithtown, N.Y.) had a game-high five goals and one assist while classmate Emily Leonard (Brookfield, Conn.) had one goal and four assists.

Freshman goalkeeper Abigail Witczak (Mendham, N.J.) and junior Liz Holmes (Longmeadow, Mass.) combined for 12 saves in the net. Senior Jamie Romano (Kings Park, N.Y.) had three goals and won a team-high three draw controls alongside Viscount.

Sophomore Allison Gionta (Eastport, N.Y.) had three goals for the Red Foxes followed by junior Lexi Brannigan (Loudonville, N.Y.) with two. Junior Erin Schroeder (Vero Beach, Fla.), freshman Natalie Bonaroti (Pittsburgh, Pa.) and senior Olivia Waters (Manhasset, N.Y.) each added one goal for Marist.

Viscount and Leonard combined for three goals in the opening four minutes of the game to give Marist an early 3-0 lead with 26:11 left in the first half. Carrie-Jo Farrugia put Niagara on the board with a goal at the 25:34 mark to cut the Red Fox lead, 3-1. Marist scored the ensuing five goals, including two each from Romano and Gionta and one by Viscount, to push the Red Foxes ahead of the Purple Eagles, 8-1, with 16:47 left in the half.

Brittany Delano broke the silence for Niagara at the 12:33 mark by converting on a free position shot to pull her Purple Eagles within seven of Marist. The Red Foxes would net four more goals before time expired, including two by Viscount and one each by Gionta and Larson, as Marist took a 14-3 lead at the half.

Captains Romano and Larson kicked off the second half with back-to-back goals in the opening minutes to propel Marist ahead, 16-3 with 25:44 to go. Niagara’s Erin Patenaude netted a goal off a pass from Farrugia as the Purple Eagles trailed Marist 16-4. Schroeder scored for the Red Foxes at the 18:32 mark to put Marist back ahead by 13. Niagara scored three straight goals in a four minute span to cut the Red Fox lead to 10 with just over six minutes left in regulation. Larson assisted the final two goals of the game, one to Waters for her first goal of the season, and one to Bonaroti as time expired to earn Marist its 19-7 victory.

Marist continues MAAC play on Sunday, April 13 at Quinnipiac. The game is scheduled to begin at noon in Hamden, Conn. 

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