UConn women's lacrosse beats Boston College
Published: Thursday, February 28, 2013
Updated: Thursday, February 28, 2013 00:02
The UConn women’s lacrosse team won its second straight game to start the season 2-0 with a 13-8 victory over No. 15 Boston College.
Freshman Carly Palmucci led the Huskies with four goals and one assist. Juniors Lauren Kahn and Kacey Pippitteach had three goals a piece.
Freshman netminder Shannon Nee made eight saves to earn the victory for UConn.
The Huskies went up 7-5 on the Eagles in the first half and scored six goals in the second half to BC’s three.
BC scored the first three goals of the second half to go up 8-7, but the Huskies finished the second half with six unanswered goals en route to the 13-8 win.
Boston College totaled 27 shots, while UConn finished with 21.
The Huskies have scored 26 goals on 53 shots in their first two games, and have held their opponents to 10 goals on 41 shots.
Kahn, at midfield, has tallied 11 points in the first two games to lead the Huskies with seven goals and four assists.
Senior Morgan O’Reilly is currently the team’s second-highest scorer, with a total of seven total points – three goals and four assists – so far this season.
UConn will travel to Quinnipiac this weekend in search of their fourth 3-0 start in program history.