Weekend college recaps: UMass women’s lacrosse races past George Mason

Last modified: Monday, May 12, 2014
The 10th-ranked University of Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team extended its win streak to five games on Sunday, as the Minutewomen had six players score multiple goals in a 22-2 win over George Mason.

Sam Rush led the way with five goals for UMass (13-1, 4-0 Atlantic 10), which held a 17-1 halftime lead on the Patriots (7-6, 1-3).

Courtney McGrath and Katie Ferris (three assists) scored three goals each, while Melissa Carelli, Ellie Bullitt and Erika Eipp (three assists) found the back of the net twice.

Amherst College 15, Tufts 9 — Krista Zsitvay scored five goals as the Lord Jeffs (11-0, 8-0 NESCAC) won on Saturday.

Alex Philie had three goals in the win.

Babson 18, Smith College 9 — Jessica Lillquist had three goals and Merric Kallfelz made 18 saves but the Pioneers (2-13, 0-5 NEWMAC) fell on Saturday.

Springfield College 21, Mount Holyoke 15 — Kirsten Kilburn had six goals, while Catherine Ryan and Julia Bell each had four but the Lyons (7-6, 2-3 NEWMAC) fell on Saturday.

Men’s Lacrosse

Drexel 13, UMass 9 — Connor Mooney recorded a hat trick with two assists, but that wasn’t enough for the Minutemen (7-4) to overcome Drexel.

Grant Consoletti had two goals and two assists in the loss Saturday.

Tufts 25, Amherst 12 — Aaron Mathias had four goals but the Lord Jeffs (9-3) fell on Saturday.


UMass 3, Saint Louis 2; Saint Louis 2, UMass 1 (11) — The Minutemen (7-20, 5-7 Atlantic 10) fell short of a series sweep over Saint Louis by losing in extra innings on Sunday, ending a four-game win streak.

Adam Picard had two hits in each game, while Mike Geannelis didn’t allow a hit in three innings of relief to earn the win on Saturday.

Amherst 3, Endicott 1; Amherst 12, Endicott 0 — Mike Odenwaelder went 4 for 6 with two RBIs and two runs scored as the Lord Jeffs (17-4) took the doubleheader on Saturday.

John Cook struck out 11 and allowed four hits in seven shutout inning in Game 2.


UMass 17, Saint Bonaventure 2 (5); UMass 10, Saint Bonaventure 8 — Quianna Diaz-Patterson (Amherst) and Bridget Lemire (six RBIs, three runs) each had three hits, while Taylor Carbone (three RBIs, two runs) and Jena Cozza (four RBIs) each had two hits as the Minutewomen (10-15, 4-2 Atlantic 10) exploded in Game 1 on Saturday.

Lemire (two RBIs) and Lindsey Zenk (two runs, two RBIs) each had three hits in Game 2. Cote Clark had two hits and three RBIs.

Williams 5, Amherst College 1; Williams 3, Amherst College 2 — Kelsey Ayers went 5 for 8 in the doubleheader but the Lord Jeffs (15-6) fell at home Saturday.

Smith College 4, Emerson 1; Smith College 1, Emerson 0 (8) — Allison Snyder went 3 for 3, while Gina Martucci struck out seven and allowed three hits in Game 1 for Pioneers (13-9).

Brittney Blokker had two hits and Martucci fanned six in the extra-inning win in Game 2.

Men’s tennis

Amherst 7, Bowdoin 2 — The third-ranked Lord Jeffs (24-2, 3-0 NESCAC) won their 12th straight match Sunday.

Women’s tennis

Seven Sisters Championship — Smith College went 0-4 over the weekend with 5-0 losses to Wellesley, Vassar and Mount Holyoke, and a 4-1 loss to Bryn Mawr

Mount Holyoke went 2-2 with wins over Bryn Mawr (5-0) and Smith College. The Lyons lost to Wellesley (4-1) and Vassar (5-0).