NEW LONDON, N.H. – The Johnson State College women's lacrosse team fell to Colby-Sawyer College 19-1 in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) game on Wednesday evening.
The Badgers go to 0-4 (0-2 NAC) on the season while the Chargers improve to 6-2 (3-1 NAC).
Colby-Sawyer put 14 unanswered goals up in the first half, including five from Molly Mulcahy. The Chargers took the 14-0 lead into halftime.
The Chargers added five more throughout the second, before Nichole Weeks (Barre, Vt.) closed the game with her seventh goal of the season to bring the final score to 19-1.
Colby-Sawyer's Meghan Castellano played the first half in goal and made four saves. Kailyn Lapham played the final 30 minutes, allowing one goal and made one save. Johnson's Heatherann Esden (Southington, Conn.) made seven saves in the loss.
Colby-Sawyer held a 35-7 advantage in shots and a 23-16 edge in ground balls. Johnson tallied 28 turnovers to the Chargers' 20. Colby-Sawyer completed 10-of-10 clear attempts, while Johnson finished 5-for-8 on clears.
Johnson will host Thomas College at 7:30 on Saturday night at Norwich University.