Saint Joseph's Soars Past Albertus Magnus, 17-6

Saint Joseph's Soars Past Albertus Magnus, 17-6

STANDISH, Maine – Saint Joseph's College (4-3, 4-0 GNAC) raced past Albertus Magnus College  (1-6, 1-4 GNAC), 17-6, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) women's lacrosse contest at the SJC Athletics Complex on Saturday afternoon.


Seniors Kayla Kelly (York, Maine) and Kara Kelly (York, Maine) combined for eight goals while junior Maddy Beaulieu (West Gardiner, Maine), sophomore Josie Ring (Newfield, Maine) and sophomore Liz Callahan (Scarborough, Maine) contributed two goals apiece for the Monks as they cruised to a 17-6 victory over the Falcons


Saint Joseph's held the lead in shots (37-15), ground balls (23-18) and turnovers (21-14).


Junior Kaylin Mansir (West Gardiner, Maine) started for the Monks while tallying three saves on six shots during the first stanza.

Freshman Madelyn Nelson (Casco, Maine) added one save to finish the game for the Monks.

For Albertus Magnus, Lexie Fenn (Oakville, Conn.) tallied up six saves in just over 48 minutes of play while Grace Vestro (Waterbury, Conn.) made four stops on four shots to complete the game.


  • Kayla Kelly contributed five goals on nine shots
  • Kara Kelly struck with three goals throughout the contest 
  • Ring tallied two goals, two assists, two ground balls and a draw control
  • Beaulieu netted two goals while dishing three assists and notching three balls
  • Callahan compiled two goals, two caused turnovers, and a ground ball


  • Kaitlyn Ellsworth (Tolland, Conn.) recorded a hat trick
  • Madison Neilander (Wallingford, Conn.) netted a pair of goals and ground balls, while counting up four draw controls
  • Alexis Lape (Bristol, Conn.) contributed a goal and ground ball


Saint Joseph's is now 6-0 all-time versus Albertus Magnus College.


The Monks will travel to Simmons University on Wednesday, March 27th. The conference contest is slated to start at 7:00 PM.






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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