WATERVILLE, Maine - Colby College goalie Izzy Scribano (pictured) and the Mules' defense kept Wesleyan University off the scoreboard for a stretch of 22 minutes, 31 seconds in opening up an 11-4 lead on the way to a 12-6 win in NESCAC women's lacrosse Sunday at Bill Alfond Field.
Sasha Fritts had her best game of the season with three goals, two assists, two ground balls, one draw control, and one caused turnover.
Colby's Maddie Hatch had a huge all-around game with two goals, one assist, a team-best four ground balls, three draw controls, and two caused turnovers. Kendall Smith had two goals to reach 20 for the season, while Gemma Bready, Chrissy Coveney, and Emilie Klein all had one goal.
The Mules went on a 5-2 scoring run to end the first half to take a 7-4 lead into the break. Colby took control by scoring the opening four goals of the second half for a comfortable 11-4 margin.
Fritts scored from Perticone just 1:02 into the second half to get Colby started. Hatch scored from Fritts with 19:08 remaining, Bready added her goal off a pass from Hatch with 15:06 to play, and Smith scored from Perticone for the 11-4 margin.
The Mules had a 26-19 shot advantage and scored on three of their four free-position shots. Wesleyan won the draw control battle by an 11-8 margin and was 2-for-7 on free-position shots.
Caroline Sgaglione led Wesleyan with three caused turnovers, one draw control, and one ground ball. Leah Giacalone added two draw controls, two ground balls, and one caused turnover. Abigail Horst had a team-best three draw controls, while Abby Manning had two draw controls and one caused turnover.