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AU women’s lacrosse team blanks Medaille
3/20/10

ALFRED, NY – The Alfred University women’s lacrosse team beat visiting Medaille 16-0 Saturday afternoon. AU junior attack Michelle Adams (Horseheads, NY/Horseheads) eclipsed the 100-point mark for her career and junior Kate Baughman (Rush, NY/Rush-Henrietta) made three saves to earn her first career shutout.

AU (2-1, 0-0 Empire 8) led 12-0 at the half as the Saxons allowed Medaille few scoring opportunities. Alfred outshot the visitors 27-3 in the first half and 36-9 for the game.

Adams came into the game with 97 career points. She netted a pair of goals in the game’s first 1:24, then notched her 100th career point when she assisted on a goal by senior attacker Abbey Schaffnit (Bemus Point, NY/Maple Grove) 4:57 in. Adams, Alfred’s leading scoer, finished with five goals and an assist.

Schaffnit scored four goals and freshmen midfielders Tracie McGinnity (Rochester, NY/Gates-Chili) and Devin Fitzgerald (Rochester, NY/Greece Olympia) each had two, with McGinnity adding a team-high four groundballs. Junior attacker Elyse Caldwell (Endwell, NY/Maine-Endwell) had a goal and two assists and senior attacker Emily Tobin (Penfield, NY/Penfield) had three assists.

Sophomore attacker Ivy Lam (Sanford, ME/Sanford) and senior defender Lisa Button (Troupsburg, NY/Jasper-Troupsburg) each scored one goal for Alfred.

Heather Boyzuck had a game-high five groundballs for Medaille (0-3). Maverick goalie Jody Lang made nine saves.

Alfred is in action next on Sunday, March 21, at 1 p.m. at home against SUNY Maritime.