Monks Fly Past Blue Jays, 17-1

Monks Fly Past Blue Jays, 17-1

PORTLAND, Maine – Saint Joseph's College (12-3, 8-1 GNAC) toppled University of Saint Joseph (3-10, 0-9 GNAC), 17-1, in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) women's lacrosse action at Deering Memorial Stadium on Sunday afternoon.


Saint Joseph's dominated from the start and netted 17 unanswered goals before the Blue Jays scored with 2:39 left in the second half. The Monks held sizeable advantages in shots (33-1), ground balls (30-12), and draw controls (17-3) in the victory.


Saint Joseph's freshman Kaylin Mansir (West Gardiner, Maine) faced just one shot in the victory and sees her record improve to 12-3. USJ junior Emily Bourassa (Bristol, Conn.) posted nine stops in the losing effort.


  • Junior Elyse Caiazzo (Scarborough, Maine/Cheverus) tallied four goals and an assist, four ground balls, and five draw controls
  • Sophomore Kayla Kelly (York, Maine) scored three goals with an assist, two ground balls, and six caused turnovers
  • Sophomore Kara Kelly (York, Maine) registered two goals, two assists, two ground balls, and a pair of caused turnovers
  • Senior Jackie Wilson (Tiverton, R.I.) added three goals, six ground balls, a pair of draw controls, and two caused turnovers
  • Freshman Madison Beaulieu (West Gardiner, Maine) chipped in with a goal, two assists, and three ground balls


  • Freshman Charlotte Eberhardt (Thomaston, Conn.) netted the Blue Jays' lone goal
  • Sophomore Diamond Wallen (Hartford, Conn.) corralled three ground balls
  • Junior Hannah Lemek (Bristol, Conn.) chipped in with two ground balls and a pair of draw controls


With the victory, Saint Joseph's is now 10-0 in the history of the series with University of Saint Joseph.


Saint Joseph's, the second seed in the GNAC Tournament, will host #7 Norwich University in a conference quarterfinal on Wednesday at Deering Memorial Stadium. Opening face-off is set for 8:00 PM.




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Saint Joseph's College is Maine's only Catholic liberal arts college, providing a supportive, personalized and career-focused education for more than 100 years. From its 474-acre campus on the shores of Sebago Lake, the College offers more than 40 undergraduate programs to a population of approximately 1,000 students. Saint Joseph's College Online provides certificates, undergraduate and advanced degrees for working adults through an online learning program. For more, visit