New London, Conn. - Junior Martha Griffin (Exeter, N.H.) scored three goals and assisted on two others to lead the top-ranked Trinity College women’s lacrosse team to a 15-4 victory at New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) rival Connecticut College this evening. Trinity wins its ninth game in a row to improve to 9-1 overall and 5-1 in the NESCAC, while the host Camels fall to 2-7 overall and remain winless in league play at 0-5.
Trinity broke open a 3-1 game with five goals in the final 10 minutes of the first half to take an 8-2 lead at the break and never looked back. Sophomore Clare Lyne (Concord, Mass.) and Allie Barrett (Concord, Mass.) scored three goals each for the visitors. Meghan Collins (Marblehead, Mass.) won six draws and Zoe Ferguson (Ridgewood, N.J.) had five saves in the cage.
Connecticut College sophomore Tina Balzotti (Duxbury, Mass.) scored twice to lead the Camels in the setback. Madison Barker (Boston, Mass.) had one goal, one ground ball and a pair of draw controls. Meg Raskin (Westwood, Mass.) made four saves in 35 minutes of action. Megan Mullin (Sudbury, Mass.) made one save in relief duty. Trinity held a 23-to-14 advantage in shots and enjoyed a 17-4 edge in draws but the Camels won the ground ball battle by a slim 9-to-8 margin.