Cadets Roll Past Monks, 23-10

NORTHFIELD, VT - Saint Joseph's College (3-3, 0-2 GNAC) fell to conference foe Norwich University (4-1, 3-0), 23-10, on the road on Friday afternoon. Alyssa Marchant '11 (Wakefield, MA) led the Lady Monks with four goals and goalkeeper Taylor Allison '12 (Pawtucket, RI) made 16 saves and set a new program single-game record by collecting 14 groundballs in the loss.

Ally Daniels '10 (Concord, NH) tallied six goals and added three assists, both game-highs, for Norwich.

The Lady Monks trailed 11-7 going into halftime, but the Cadets blew open the close game by outscoring the visitors, 12-3, in the second half en route to collecting their fourth straight victory.

Daniels scored three of her six goals in the first 13:19 as the Cadets raced out to a 7-1 lead. Marchant netted three goals of her own during a span of 8:13 to help fuel a 5-1 Saint Joseph's run that pulled the Lady Monks to within 8-6 at the 7:05 mark of the first half.

Norwich closed the opening stanza on a 3-1 spurt to take an 11-7 lead into halftime. Martin capped the run with a goal just eight seconds prior to intermission.

The Cadets outscored the visitors 9-1 over the first 11:11 of the second half to take a commanding 20-8 lead at the 18:49 mark. Daniels finished the burst by scoring a pair of goals in a span of 11 seconds.

For St. Joe's, Jaimee Brett '10 (Otisfield, ME) netted three goals, Lizzie Farley '11 (Scarborough, ME) scored twice and Lilly Rodden '11 (Lebanon, ME) chipped in with a tally in the losing effort.

Norwich outshot Saint Joseph's 51-20 and held a 67-36 edge in groundballs.

St. Joe's will host Saint Joseph College (CT) on Saturday in a conference matchup at Deering Memorial Field at 5:00 PM. Norwich will play at Lasell on Saturday at 2:30 PM.