Emmitsburg, Md. (April 29, 2016) – Nicole Snyder registered a career-high five points on four goals and one assist, and juniors Kelly Maloney and Sammie Knapp added three points apiece as Mount St. Mary's University women's lacrosse rolled to a 12-4 victory over Saint Francis U on the Mount's Senior Day Friday at Waldron Family Stadium.
Snyder, along with fellow seniors Molly Morris, Steph Rurkowski and Sam Sparr were honored prior to the game as part of Senior day for their contributions to the program and university throughout their careers. Snyder, Morris and Sparr each posted multi-point games, and Rurkowski collected her fifth win in goal with a five-save performance.
Snyder tallied the final three goals of the first half and added one goal and an assist in the second for her career-high five points. Maloney chipped in with three goals and Knapp added a pair of tallies and one assist, while three other Mountaineers tallied two points apiece.
The Mount held Saint Francis U to just one goal in the opening half of play, outscoring the Red Flash by a 5-1 margin in the period. Maloney and Snyder combined for all five Mount goals in the stanza, and Morris picked up the other point with an assist on Snyder's second tally.
The Red Flash cut the Mount's lead to 6-3 with 19:08 to play in the contest, but the Mountaineers answered with three consecutive goals to open their largest lead of the contest, 9-3, at the 10:26 mark. The Mountaineers iced the game with the final three goals, including a pair from Knapp, as they rolled to the 12-4 victory.
Mount St. Mary's travels to Robert Morris for the regular season finale on Sunday, May 1 at 1 p.m. With a win and a victory by Sacred Heart over Bryant, the Mount would secure a spot in the Northeast Conference playoffs.