Women's Lacrosse Blanks Bard for Seventh Straight Victory

Box Score

Montclair, NJ (4/14/10) -  Freshman attack Kailee Beal (Succasunna, NJ /Roxbury) scored four goals and added two assists as Montclair State won its seventh straight contest, blanking Bard College, 18-0 in a Skyline Conference contest at Sprague Field on Wednesday afternoon.

Sophomore midfielder Jessica Curran (Yorktown Heights, NY / Lakeland) tallied three goals as the Red Hawks remained unbeaten in the Skyline Conference at 6-0while upping its season mark to 8-3.

Junior goalkeeper Hannah Becker (Wayne, PA / Conestoga) made three saves for Bard, which fell to 1-7 overall, 0-7 in the Skyline. Madison Fletcher (Schenectady, NY / Schenectady) posted three ground balls.

MSU scored 12 times in the first half as six different players each netted one goal.

Beal got the Red Hawks going as she scored 19 seconds into the game off an assist from Lauren Adams (Jackson, NJ / Jackson Memorial). Beal then fed Kayla Henderson (Landing, NJ / Roxbury) for the next score and Curran’s first tally with 26:17 left gave the Red Hawks a 3-0 advantage.

Montclair would push the lead to 8-0 over a second-second span. Curran recorded her second with 26:17 remaining and Beal got her second 15 seconds later for a five-goal advantage. Adams would net two goals in a 24-second span before Beal capped off the run with her third as Montclair State led by eight with 25:17 to play before halftime.

Meghan Spitzer (Mount Olive, NJ / Mount Olive) added a goal and assist before intermission. Beal and Curran had one goal apiece for the first 30 minutes expired.

Adams finished with two goals and three assists for the Red Hawks, who scored 18 goals on 23 shots in the game. Kelcie Wavra (Gillette, NJ / Watchung Hills) added two assists with Morgan MacPhee (Toms River, NJ / Toms River East) and Maggie Fallon (Cherry Hill, NJ / Camden Catholic) each recording a pair of scores.

Henderson had six draw in the game while the goalkeeping tandem of Tiffani Henderson (Landing, NJ / Roxbury) and Tracy Manella (Haworth, NJ / NV-Demarest) made one stop in the shutout.

Montclair State is now off until Tuesday, April 20 when they host top-ranked The College of New Jersey in a New Jersey Athletic matchup at Sprague Field beginning at 7:00 pm. MSU is currently 3-0 in the NJAC.