Apr. 18: Six members of the St. Lawrence University women's lacrosse team scored on Saturday afternoon, including both members of the senior class, as the Saints used a score of 13-10 to defeat Liberty League opponent Skidmore College to end a five game losing streak and celebrate ‘Senior Day' on North Country Field in Canton, NY.
St. Lawrence improves to a 5-7 overall record and a 2-5 mark in conference play, while Skidmore falls to an even 6-6 and 2-4 in league action.
Sophomore Kim Morse (Peaks Island, ME/Yarmouth Academy) led the Scarlet and Brown's offense for the second straight game, tallying four goals, while senior captain Amanda Forbes (Glens Falls, NY/Glens Falls) and junior captain Mary Jane Sweetland (Hopewell, NJ/Stuart Country Day) each posted three. Junior Katrina Knickerbocker (Clinton Corners, NY/The Gunnery), senior Brittany Misercola (Watertown, NY/Watertown) and rookie Paige Powell (Tuscon, AZ/Wilton) each contributed a goal apiece, while Knickerbocker and Misercola each added an assist. Sophomore Kelsey Redpath (Norwich, VT/Hanover) recorded two helpers and junior Julie Wooters (New Canaan, CT/New Canaan) added an assist as well.
In an evenly played first half that witnessed four ties and just as many lead changes, both teams struggled in transition, with the two squads combining for 29 turnovers in the opening 30 minutes of play. Skidmore got on the scoreboard first, but St. Lawrence responded with two quick goals to earn a 2-1 edge with 22:06 to play.