BEVERLY, Mass. – The first-seeded Endicott women's lacrosse team defeated fourth-seeded Salve Regina, 20-3, in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Tournament semifinals on Tuesday night at Hempstead Stadium.
Endicott outscored Salve Regina 12-2 in the first half and was never challenged the rest of the way.
Jennifer Lacroix (Wrentham, Mass.) paced the Gulls with eight goals, including her 100th career tally at the 22:28 mark of the first half, and one assist for nine points total. Meanwhile, Alex Fitzgerald (Guilford, Conn.) tallied four markers and Meghan Dutchyshyn (Cheshire, Conn.) registered a hat-trick to highlight the scoring.
Endicott goalkeeper Bella Rino (Northborough, Mass.) also made 10 saves to improve to 13-2 overall on the season.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
Endicott is 26-1 in the all-time series.
The Gulls have not lost to Salve Regina in the last two decades.
FOR THE SEAHAWKS
Maddie Villareal (Portsmouth, R.I.) guided Salve Regina with two tallies.
Katie Kline (Brookfield, Conn.) scored the only other goal for the Seahawks.
Christina Myers (River Edge, N.J.) had eight saves in the loss (7-8).
No. 1 Endicott (13-3) will host No. 2 Roger Williams in a repeat of last year's CCC Championship on Friday night at 7 PM. Salve Regina sees its 2018 season come to a close at 7-10 overall.