Lacrosse Downed at Norwich, 15-2

Lacrosse Downed at Norwich, 15-2

NORTHFIELD, Verm. – Danielle Bazzano (South Windsor, Conn.) and Rose St. Hilaire (West Hartford, Conn.) scored goals, but the University of Saint Joseph lacrosse team dropped a 15-2 Great Northeast Athletic Conference game Tuesday at Sabine Field at Haynes Family Stadium.

Norwich improved to 3-4 overall and 1-2 in the GNAC; USJ is 3-4 overall and 0-3 in conference play.

Norwich opened up a 10-0 lead before Bazzano (South Windsor, Conn.) drilled a shot into the back of the net to put the Blue Jays on the board. The Cadets would put up three more in the first half to lead 13-1 at the break. St. Hilaire scored the final goal of the game with 16:23 remaining.

Emily Bourassa (Bristol, Conn.) mad eight saves in goal for USJ. She also contributed five ground ball pickups and caused three turnovers. Norwich outshot USJ, 32-8.

USJ next plays in Chicopee, Mass. for a 4 p.m. non-conference matchup at Elms College, Thursday, April 7.