April 10, 2012

Bauer Scores Eight Goals in Le Moyne Blowout

from press release

New Haven, Conn. – Junior attacker Brenna Bauer (Rochester, N.Y./Brighton)scored a career-high eight goals to lead the top-ranked Le Moyne College women's lacrosse team to a 22-7 win over Southern Connecticut State in Northeast-10 Conference action on Tuesday afternoon at Jess Dow Field.

Bauer started the game's scoring just 50 seconds into the contest after taking a pass from classmate Gabrielle Kamide (Deferiet, N.Y./Carthage). Following a Southern Connecticut State yellow card at the 26:47 mark, junior attacker Kelly Condon(Canandaigua, N.Y./Canandaigua) tallied her 14th goal of the season 23 seconds into the extra-man situation. Bauer recorded her second goal of the day 12 seconds later for a 3-0 Le Moyne lead.

The Owls answered with consecutive goals to pull within 3-2. Emily Orser scored her first goal of the day with 25:33 remaining in the first half, while Elaina Heiple followed with her 31st goal of the season at the 23:17 mark.

The teams then traded 3-0 runs over a span of 12 minutes. Bauer ignited Le Moyne's 3-0 spurt with an unassisted goal with 21:47 left. Sophomore attacker Kathleen Conese (Liverpool, N.Y./Liverpool) followed with her first of three goals in the contest with 20:11 remaining and sophomore midfielder Jennifer Fabian (Clay, N.Y./C.W. Baker) netted her sixth goal of the season with 14:29 to go.

Jessica Shaw scored off a free-position shot with 12:34 remaining in the half to begin Southern Connecticut's run. Orser tallied her 14th goal of the season with 10:07 to go and Heiple pulled the Owls within 6-5 with 9:56 left.

After calling a timeout at the 9:56 mark, the Dolphins rattled off six straight goals to pull away. Conese opened the outburst with an unassisted tally with 9:42 remaining, while she fed senior midfielder Stephanie Dussing (Syracuse, N.Y./Bishop Ludden) for a goal 61 seconds later. Just 13 seconds later, Bauer finished off a feed from senior midfielder Brittany Brigandi (Syracuse, N.Y./Christian Brothers Academy/UMass), while she scored off a pass from Conese with 7:56 left to make the score 10-5. Fabian scored the final two goals of the run, with the first coming off a pass from Condon with 6:33 to go, while the second was unassisted with 4:14 remaining.

After Orser scored off a free-position shot with 3:03 left to pull the Owls within 12-6, freshman Anna Daucher (Liverpool, N.Y./Liverpool) closed out the scoring in the half with her sixth goal of the year in an extra-man opportunity off a pass from classmate Laura Hoffman (Canandaigua, N.Y./Canandaigua) with 27 seconds left.

Le Moyne, which took 49 shots, the second-most in the program's history, blew the game open with the first nine goals of the second half. Dussing started the scoring with 29:03 left after taking a pass from Bauer. One minute later, Bauer tallied her 25th goal of the campaign off a feed from Brigandi. Just over two minutes later, Conese found the back of the net for the third time in the game on a free-position shot.

Bauer, whose goal total tied Liz Hewitt '06 for the second-most in a single game in the program's history, increased Le Moyne's lead to 18-6 by scoring twice in a span of one minute and 16 seconds. The first goal came with 21:24 left off a pass from Brigandi, while the second was off a feed from Daucher.

Freshman attacker Catie McKay (Penfield, N.Y./Our Lady of Mercy) registered her sixth goal of the season with 18:40 remaining, while Daucher put the Dolphins in front, 20-6, with 14:24 left.

After five and one-half minutes of scoreless action, freshman defender Nora Stambaugh (Honeoye Falls, N.Y./Honeoye Falls-Lima) scored her first collegiate goal off a pass from McKay. Freshman midfielder Julia Suriani (Buffalo, N.Y./West Seneca East) capped Le Moyne's scoring in the game with her second goal of the season off a pass from Condon.

Orser completed the game's scoring with her fourth goal of the contest with 6:29 remaining.

Senior goalkeeper Kelly Fucillo (Camillus, N.Y./West Genesee) made five saves in 50 minutes and four seconds between the pipes to earn the win. Lynette Martinez posted eight saves in the loss for the Owls.

Le Moyne (10-0, 7-0 NE-10), which recorded the second-most goals in the program's history, returns to action on Saturday against 13th-ranked Saint Anselm at 12:00 p.m.

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