Women's Lacrosse Downed by No. 5 TCNJ

Ewing, NJ (4/21/09) - The College of New Jersey women’s lacrosse team kept its New Jersey Athletic Conference record perfect as the Lions dominated early en route to a 15-4 victory over visiting Montclair State University on Tuesday at Lions’ Stadium.

TCNJ won the first 10 draw controls of the game and cashed in on each possession racing out to a 10-0 lead just 10 minutes into the game.

The Lions would add one more goal the rest of the half taking an 11-0 lead into the break.

Each team scored four times in the second frame making the final margin 15-4.

The Lions are now 3-0 in conference play and are 11-2 overall, while the Red Hawks slipped to 1-2 in the NJAC and 5-9 overall.

Senior Katie Reuther (Toms River, NJ/Toms River North) led all players in the game with six points scoring a pair of goals, while dishing out four assists. Freshman Kathleen Notos Pennsauken, NJ/Camden Catholic) and junior Robin Deehan (Morris Plains, NJ/Academy of St. Elizabeth) each added to the win with three goals apiece, while sophomore Alison Jaeger (Hampton, NJ/North Hunterdon) and senior Rachel Gordon (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) each tallied twice.

Senior Marykate DiBenedetto (Cinnaminson, NJ/Cinnaminson) picked up a pair of goals for Montclair State, while Cora Delfini (New Egypt, NJ/New Egypt) and Maggie Fallon (Cherry Hill, NJ/Camden Catholic) also scored.


Sophomore Mary Waller (Bel Air, MD/C. Milton Wright) picked up the win making three saves, while Laura Wasserman (Kinnelon, NJ/Kinnelon) made one save. In goal for the Red Hawks, freshman Christina Crossin (Milford, CT/Lauralton Hall) made eight saves.

The Lions are home again on Thursday, April 23 hosting College of Mount Saint Vincent at 7 p.m., while the Red Hawks are right back on the field on Wednesday hosting The Sage Colleges at 7 p.m.