Women's lacrosse earns NESCAC victory over Camels

WATERVILLE, Maine -- Sasha Fritts exploded for seven goals as the 19th-ranked Colby College women's lacrosse team fell behind early and then scored 14 straight goals on the way to a 15-3 win over Connecticut College in NESCAC play Friday on Bill Alfond Field.

The Mules, now 3-3 overall and 1-3 in the conference, will play at Wellesley College on Sunday at noon before heading to Florida for one game over spring break. The Camels dropped to 2-5 overall and 0-4 in the league.
 
By the numbers
* Fritts has 12 goals in the past two games. She also had six ground balls and two caused turnovers. Fritts leads the Mules in scoring with 15 goals and one assist.
 
* First-year attacker Taylor Moore added two goals and one assist for Colby. Kendall Smith and Kelsey Bowen each had one goal and two assists. Maddie Hatch, Robyn Pirie (pictured), Grace Langmuir, and Hannah Newhall also tallied.
 
* All-American defender Jackie Brokaw had a big game with four caused turnovers and five ground balls. Hatch had two caused turnovers, while Grace Crowell and Langmuir both had three draw controls.
 
* Izzy Scribano played 52 minutes and made eight saves and Sam Burch played the final eight minutes and recorded one stop.
 
* Hannah Lombard had one goal and one assist to lead the Camels. Jamie Navoni and Clara Bisson both had one goal.
 
* Erin Martin led Conn College with three caused turnovers and a pair of ground balls. Navoni added four draw controls and five ground balls, while Bisson also had four draws and had two ground balls. Kirby Heffrin and Jackie Cooney both had two caused turnovers.
 
* The Mules had a 29-16 shot advantage and an 11-8 margin in draw controls.
 
Game highlights
* The Camels came ready to play and had two leads in the opening 13 minutes of the game. Lombard put Conn College up 1-0 just 2:53 into the first half. After Colby tied the game on a Kelsey Bowen free-position shot, Bisson scored with 17:34 remaining for a 2-1 lead.
 
* Hatch tied the game at 2-2 and started the run of 14 straight goals with 17:01 to play. Fritts scored three times and Pirie had one goal in the final 9:18 of the half to give Colby a 6-2 lead at the break.
 
* The Mules scored four goals in a span of about four minutes to turn a 6-2 lead into a comfortable 10-2 margin.
 
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