PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Behind the scoring duo of junior Christine Hanley and senior Molly Hastrich, the St. Bonaventure women’s lacrosse team picked up its first win of the season at Robert Morris dropping the Colonials 15-8 on a windy Friday afternoon at Joe Walton Stadium.
Hanley lead all scorers with four goals while Hastrich scored three and added two assists. The two have tallied a hat trick in three out of the Bonnies’ four games. Sophomore Danielle Drabin tossed in two goals and had two assists as well.
The Bonnies out-shot the Colonials 40-26 allowing senior Tori Waheibi to pick up the win, playing the complete games and making 12 saves.
St. Bonaventure opened on a 5-1 run courtesy of a free position goal by Drabin. Hastrich tallied two of her goals during the stretch while Hanley and sophomore Daisy Timlin each added one of their own.
Robert Morris countered on a 5-3 stretch of its own with the help of four different Colonials. Sophomore Samantha Cavallaro and freshman Marybeth Madia notched goals to help the Bonnies take a 8-6 lead into the break.
Opening on a 4-0 run, the Brown and White led 12-6 with less than 15 minutes to play. Hanley tallied two goals while Timlin and Cavallaro added their second goals of the day.
The Colonials only got on the board two more times by the close of the game while the Bonnies scored three more to further their lead. Sophomore Kristi Tamasitis scored her first goal of the season at the 8:40 mark. With 14 seconds left, Drabin hit her second goal of the contest and grab the win.
The Bonnies travel to Big 4 rival Canisius on Tuesday. Game time is set for 4 p.m. in Buffalo.