Monks Rout Terriers, 18

PORTLAND, ME - Saint Joseph's (2-0) blanked Thomas College (0-2), 18-0, on Wednesday evening at Deering Memorial Field. Alyssa Marchant '11 (Wakefield, MA) and Vanessa Brooks '10 (Bath, ME) netted four goals apiece in the triumph and the shutout posted by Taylor Allison '12 (Pawtucket, RI) is the first in the program's young history.

The Lady Monks held a 14-0 lead going into the intermission and outshot the Terriers 23-6 in the opening stanza.

Aside from the eight-tally effort put forth by Marchant and Brooks, Lizzie Farley '11 (Scarborough, ME) scored three goals, Lauren Hagerman '10 (Scarborough, ME) had two goals, two assists to go with 11 draw controls and Amelia Santos '12 (Beverly, MA) added a pair of markers and an assist. Jaimee Brett '10 (Otisfield, ME) chipped in with a goal and two helpers, and Allyson Woods '12 (Portland, ME/McAuley) and Megan Cutter '12 (Westbrook, ME) scored their first collegiate goals in the landslide victory. Jillian Higgins '11 (Saco, ME) collected three groundballs to lead the Royal Blue while Allison made six stops in net for the victors.

Saint Joseph's will travel to Boston, MA to take on Emerson College (4-2, 1-0 GNAC) at The Field at Rotch Playground in the Lady Monks' conference opener. Opening faceoff is scheduled for 12:00 PM.