Women’s Lacrosse Overwhelms Centenary

KINGSTON — Jessica Aiken and Katie Sharp each scored three goals to help SUNY New Paltz cruise past Centenary (NJ) College, 16-2, in women’s lacrosse at Kingston’s Dietz Stadium. Jacqueline Bunzel added two goals and eight others scored once, as the Hawks improved their season record to 2-11, with one match remaining. New Paltz goalkeeper Adrian Grasso needed just four saves to record her fourth career victory.

Kathy Theodore scored once in each half for the (0-8) Cyclones, while goalkeeper Debbie Tait made 17 saves in a losing effort.

New Paltz closes its third women’s lacrosse season with a 4 p.m. match on Thursday at Elmira.


New Paltz 16, Centenary (NJ) 2

Centenary (NJ) 1-1–2 New Paltz 9-7–16

Scoring (Goals-Assists):

Centenary (NJ) – Kathy Theodore 2-0. New Paltz – Katie Sharp 3-2, Jessica Aiken 3-0, Jacqueline Bunzel 2-0, Jennifer Freud 1-1, Erin Scherf 1-1, Kim Baldwin 1-0, Melissa Butterweich 1-0, Tara Dlouny 1-0, Patricia O’Connell 1-0, Sam Quinn 1-0, Kate Roussel 1-0.

Shots on Goal: Centenary (NJ) 6, New Paltz 41. Draw Controls: Centenary (NJ) 8, New Paltz 12. Ground Balls: Centenary (NJ) 16, New Paltz 33. Saves: Centenary (NJ) (Debbie Tait) 17, New Paltz (Adrian Grasso) 4. Team Records: Centenary (NJ) 0-8, New Paltz 2-11.