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Saints earn first-ever Atlantic East win, as Stacom becomes program leader for draw controls

Saints earn first-ever Atlantic East win, as Stacom becomes program leader for draw controls

DOVER, Del. – The Marymount University women's lacrosse team went on the road for its first-ever Atlantic East Conference contest on Saturday, taking down Wesley College, 19-6.

Senior Jessica Crew got the Saints going with two goals in the first-five minutes, taking assists from juniors Madison Davis and Eliana Cassel.

The Saints traded goals with the Wolverines to open play in a, 2-2, tie, but Cassel would come through on a free-position shot to begin a five-goal run for the Saints.

Senior Bridgette Stacom scored twice in the stretch, while Crew added her third and senior Kelly Campbell also found the back of the net.

Wesley tallied the final goal of the half, but the Saints led 7-3 at the break.

At halftime, the Saints led in shots, 17-7, and draw controls, 9-2, while converting on 3-of-5 free-position chances.

Freshman Taylor Young opened the second half with a goal just 26 seconds in, as Marymount netted the first-four scores of the period.

Crew followed with two straight, for her game-high five goals.

The Saints continued to dominate the second half, outscoring the Wolverines 12-2.

Stacom added her third score in the period, and Campbell netted her second. Sophomore Josephine Bennett found the back of the cage twice, while the Saints also saw goals from Davis, sophomore Shea Smith, and freshman Liza Ervin. Ervin's goal marked the first of her career, while Smith's was the first of her year.

Senior Alex Delgado paced the defense with three caused turnovers and three ground balls.

Stacom finished the game with 11 draw controls, bringing her career total to 226, which takes over the No. 1 spot all-time in program history. With three goals and an assist in the game, she also moved into 10th all-time in the program for career points with 133.

Senior Holly Reik played over 50 minutes in the cage, making three saves to earn the win.

The Saints continue on the road in their next game, taking on Gwynedd Mercy University in Atlantic East action on Wednesday, April 3; the opening draw is set for 7 p.m.