April 19, 2014
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - Four Saints netted hat tricks as Siena Women's Lacrosse took down Quinnipiac 15-11 on Senior Day. Sarah Croutier, Maddie Devine, Erin Mossop and Julia Sirianni all scored three goals for Siena with Devine and Mossop leading the way with four points apiece.
Siena (4-11, 2-4) got off to a blistering start, scoring the final five goals of the first half to take a commanding 10-2 lead at the break. The Saints out-shot Quinnipiac (2-12, 2-5) 20-8 and held a 14-3 advantage in groundballs in the opening stanza.
Siena, which led throughout, would ultimately lead by as many as nine goals as the Bobcats never got any closer than the final margin of four.
Lauren Smith added three points and picked up a career-high seven of the Saints' season-high 28 groundballs. Croutier too added a career-high with five groundballs and also set a personal mark with three of the Saints' season-high tying 12 caused turnovers.
Sirianni added six draw controls and four groundballs and Ashley Holdridge made 11 saves as the Saints beat Quinnipiac for the first time in six all-time meetings.
Kyra Ochwat led the Bobcats with four points including a hat trick while Kearney Smith and Aileen Carey contributed two goals apiece.
The Saints host Marist for their final home game of the season Wednesday at 4 p.m.