BANGOR, ME – Saint Joseph’s College (3-0-1) and
Husson University (1-0-1) dueled to a 15-15 stalemate in a
non-conference women’s lacrosse contest on a snowy Wednesday
night. AlyssaMarchant ’11
(Wakefield, MA) led the Monks with four goals in the deadlock.
Shelby Bradford ’10 (Lee, ME) netted 6 goals and 1 assist
for Husson, including the game-tying goal with just under a minute
left in the overtime frame. The tie is the first in the short
history of both programs.
(Bath, ME) got the Monks on the board first with an unassisted
goal. The game was tied at 5-5 with 20:43 left in the first
period when St. Joseph’s midfielder Lauren Hagerman ‘10
(Scarborough, ME) scored. Husson’s Caitlyn Butterfield
’11 (Gorham, ME) would answer with a goal of her own to
reclaim the Eagle lead at 6-5. Despite driving snow, both
teams battled to end the first half at 11-7 with Husson in the
Brooks opened the second half for the Monks
with an immediate goal. Saint Joseph’s would score 7
goals in the second half to Husson’s 3. With 57 seconds
left on the clock, Marchant tied the game at 14
with a Saint Joseph’s goal.
Due to impending darkness, both teams agreed to play a single
three minute overtime period. Marchant hit
another late game goal to give the Monks a 15-14 lead 47 seconds
into overtime. With 59.1 seconds left in the game,
Husson’s Shelby Bradford picked up a defensive ground ball
and carried the ball the length of the field for the clear.
Bradford then scored an unassisted goal to knot the game at
15. The game would end in a 15-15 tie following the end of
(Pawtucket, RI) made seven stops in goal for the Monks, while
counterpart Kristen Capen ’13 (Leeds, ME) registered six
saves for the Eagles.
Saint Joseph’s returns to action on March 26 against Mount
Ida, while the Eagles return to action on Saturday, March 27 at