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AU women’s lacrosse team whips Medaille to stay unbeaten

ALFRED, NY — The Alfred University women’s lacrosse team beat visiting Medaille College, 21-5, Saturday afternoon at Merill Field. With the non-conference win, AU moves to 3-0 on the season.

Junior attack Abbey Schaffnit (Bemus Point, NY/Maple Grove) had six goals and six assists and sophomore attack Michelle Adams (Horseheads, NY/Horseheads) had seven goals and an assist for the Saxons, who led 12-3 at the half.

Nine different players scored for AU, with junior defender Emily Steen (South Pasadena, CA/Purnell) netting two goals and junior attack Emily Tobin (Penfield, NY/Penfield) scoring once and assisting on two goals.

Schaffnit added a pair of groundballs and five draw controls and sophomore midfielder Jennifer Omilanowicz (Mexico, NY/Mexico) had three groundballs and three draw controls to go with one goal.

Melyssa Tollar had three goals to pace Medaille (1-2), which also got single goals from Marilyn Meyer and Liz Rockwood.

Sophomore Kate Baughman (Rush, NY/Rush-Henrietta) made 10 saves in goal for Alfred, while Medaille goalkeeper Betty Herberger stopped 12 shots.

Alfred is in action next on Wednesday, April 1, at 4 p.m. when the Saxons open their Empire 8 Conference slate at RIT.