April 12, 2014

Women’s Lax Remains Perfect in NEAC Play

Senior Taylor Smith (Webster, NY/Webster Schroeder) scored five goals and classmate Maggie Bonafede (Churchville, NY/Churchville-Chili) added one goal and five assists as the Keuka College women's lacrosse team remained perfect in conference play with a 19-0 win over Lancaster Bible College Saturday afternoon.

Eleven of the 12 student-athletes who played in the field recorded a point as the Storm (7-2, 3-0 NEAC) jumped out to a 10-0 lead in the first 13 minutes en route to the program's first shutout since an 8-0 whitewash of Wells College April 5, 2007.

Junior Jennifer Burt (Penn Yan, NY/Penn Yan) scored three goals with one assist while junior Olivia Hudson (Adams, NY/South Jefferson) and freshman Samantha Staino (Brockport, NY/Brockport) each had two goals with an assist to spark the Green and Gold.

Freshman Taylor Willsey (Mexico, NY/Mexico) added two goals while junior Kaycee Maguire (Potsdam, NY/Potsdam) handed out two assists for Keuka College, which had 11 assists on 19 goals.

Smith won 13 draw controls and had seven groundballs while Maguire had six groundballs and freshman Maura Gosson (Syracuse, NY/Marcellus) collected four groundballs in the win.

Senior Caroline Arancio (Clinton, NY/Clinton), junior Anna Patton (Newark, NY/Newark) and freshmen Morgan Bruno (Seneca Falls, NY/Mynderse) and Sydney Forshay (Clifton Springs, NY/Midlakes) each added goals for the Storm.

Senior Korie Fitzgerald (Vestal, NY/Vestal) and freshman Samantha Peacock (Clifton Springs, NY/Midlakes) combined on the shutout.

The Storm host Wilson (Pa.) College at 1 p.m. Sunday on Parents' and Senior Day. Arancio, Bonafede, Fitzgerald and Smith will be honored for their commitment to the women's lacrosse program as the Storm have gone 43-10 in their four years on campus.