Monks Skate Past AMCATS, 19-1

Monks Skate Past AMCATS, 19-1

PAXTON, Mass. – Saint Joseph's College (3-3, 3-0 GNAC) toppled Anna Maria College (0-4, 0-4 GNAC), 19-1, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) women's lacrosse contest on Wednesday evening.


Seniors Brittany Arsenault (Westbrook, Maine), Kayla Kelly (York, Maine) and Kara Kelly (York, Maine) netted three goals apiece as the Monks outshot the AMCATS by a 38-5 margin in the one-sided victory.


Saint Joseph's held the lead in shots (38-5), ground balls (27-11) and turnovers (16-33).


Kaylin Mansir (West Gardiner, Maine), started for the Monks producing a pair of saves on three shots faced in just over 45 minutes of participation.

Madelyn Nelson (Casco, Maine) finished the game for Saint Joseph's adding a save on the day.

Emma Walsh (Dracut, Mass.) tallied 16 saves and allowed 19 goals in today's loss.


  • Kayla Kelly contributed with three goals on four shots, three draw controls, three caused turnovers and two ground balls
  • Arsenault posted three goals on four shots, two ground balls, one draw control and caused turnover
  • Kara Kelly supplied three goals, two ground balls, one draw control and one caused turnover
  • Sophomore Josie Ring (Newfield, Maine) scored two goals with an assist, six ground balls, and four caused turnovers
  • Junior Maddy Beaulieu (West Gardiner, Maine) added a goal with three assists, three ground balls, and four caused turnovers
  • Sophomore Emily Ryan (Wakefield, Mass.) scored two goals with an assist
  • Sophomore Lydia Dexter (Oakland, Maine) chipped in with a goal, two assists and three draw controls
  • Freshman Logan Champlin (Alfred, Maine) scored two goals


  • Ashley Rufo (Pittsfield, Mass.) had two shots on goal, an assist and scooped a couple of ground balls
  • Alyssa Vaca (Wakefield, Mass.) had the lone goal for the AMCATS for her only strike at goal
  • Riley Cote (Tewksbury, Mass.) piled up five draw controls, two ground balls and a caused turnover


Saint Joseph's is now 4-0 all-time versus Anna Maria College.


The Monks will host Albertus Magnus College this Saturday, March 23rd.




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Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. We are inclusive of all faiths, including no faith. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 other countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at