Ephs Down Union 18-5 On the road

Ephs celebrate another goal
Ephs celebrate another goal

SCHENECTADY, NY – The Williams College women's lacrosse team (4-4) went on the road this afternoon and on a scoring binge, netting the first seven goals of the game and defeated Union College (0-5) 18-5.

By the time the first half ended the Ephs owned a 10-goal margin, 11-1.

The Ephs won eight of the first 13 draw controls and out shot the host Dutchwomen 17-7 in the first half. Union goalie Ellen Taney made three saves, while the Ephs' Kami Cisneros stopped four of five shots by Union.

Of the Ephs first seven goals Sophia Millay, Claire Fitzpatrick and Kara Wollmers had two each and Emma Tenbarge scored one. 

Union got on the scoreboard at 18:41 when Abby Stoller scored to make the score 7-1 in the Ephs' favor.

The Stoller goal was followed by four more Eph goals. Two of the Eph goals were scored by Kara Wollmers, while Claire Fitzpatrick and Caroline Hogan each scored one.

Over the first 30 minutes the Ephs were led in scoring by Kara Wollmers with four goals and Claire Fitzpatrick accounted for five points on 3 goals and 2 assists.

The Ephs did not let up in the second half notching their 12th goal with Caroline Hogan assisting on an Emma Tenbarge tally at 27:59. Williams increased its lead to 15-1, before Union was able to get on the scoreboard in the second half.

At 14:40 M.K. McIntire scored the second goal for the Dutchwomen and this triggered spree of four consecutive goals for Union. Two of the Union goals in the run where netted by Callin Pandolfi.

With 5:20 remaining the Ephs' Claire Fitzpatrck scored unassisted to stop the Union run and give the Ephs a16-5 lead. Two goals by Emma Tenbarge closed out the scoring in the game and delivered an 18-5 Eph victory.

In the second half Ana Alvarenga played in goal for the Ephs and she allowed four goals and made two saves. Union's Ellen Taney stopped 3 of 21 Eph shots on goal in playing all 60 minutes.

Callin Pandolfi led Union with two goals, while the Ephs got four goals each from Kara Wollmers, Emma Tenbarge, and Claire Fitzpatrick. Meghan Halloran was the lone Eph to record more than one assist and she was credited with two.

On the day Union committed 15 turnovers and the Ephs had 12 miscues.

"Our team played really well today and executed what we've been practicing on offense and defense and it was great to see us working well across the field as a unit," said Eph head coach Alice Lee.

Next up for the Ephs is another road game, but this one will be a NESCAC contest at Tufts at 5:30 PM on April 4th.