Saint Joseph’s Falls to Emerson in GNAC Opener, 18

BOSTON, MA - Emerson College (5-2, 2-0 GNAC) defeated St. Joe's (2-1, 0-1), 18-5, in the Lady Monks' conference opener on Saturday afternoon. Lauren Hagerman '10 (Scarborough, ME) tallied three goals and an assist and teammate Alyssa Marchant '11 (Wakefield, MA) added a goal and an assist in the losing effort.

Jaimee Brett '10 (Otisfield, ME) netted her fourth goal of the season in the loss and SJC goalkeeper Taylor Allison '12 (Pawtucket, RI) made 16 saves in net.

The Lions got goals from nine different players including four each from Meaghan Ross and Katie Peters, and three from Amy Gervis. Ross added a pair of assists while Peters and Gervis also had assists.

Emerson broke out of a 1-1 tie early in the first half with consecutive scores by Gervis, Katie Dodge and Peters. The Lions took a 10-3 halftime lead. Emerson took away any doubt of the outcome by scoring the first six goals of the second half.

Saint Joseph's will play at Southern Maine on Tuesday, March 31st at Deering Memorial Field in Portland. Game time is 7:00 PM.