Women’s lacrosse:

Women’s lacrosse finished out the regular season with a 16-9 win over New Hampshire on Saturday afternoon. The win improved the Stags to at 10-7 overall record and a 4-2 conference record.

The win came on senior day for the Stags, and the seniors did not disappoint.

Senior Katie Keenan had a game-high four ground balls, and became the program’s all-time win leader, as the victory was her 47th career win.

Senior Chloe Magnan also had a standout performance, scoring six of the team’s 16 goals on the day. This was the third time she had scored six goals in a game.

Her performance earned her the title of the MAAC Offensive Player of the Week.  Magnan finished the week with eight goals, which amounted to a quarter of the Stags’ overall offensive production.

The Stags spread the scoring around for the other ten goals of the game against New Hampshire, with goals coming from Jenna Fuchs ‘16 (1), Caitlin Townsend ’13 (1), Jenna Slowey ’14 (3), Olivia Ziegler ‘13 (1), Amanda Best ’13(2), Kelly Fenton ’15 (1) and Maeve Quinn ’16 (1).

Combined, the seniors scored nine of the 16 goals in the win.  The Stags as a unit only committed nine turnovers and forced 13 from New Hampshire.

The Stags next take on the MAAC Tournament semifinal on May 3. They will play the loser of Canisius and Marist, which takes place next Saturday.

Men’s tennis:

Men’s tennis finished MAAC play with a win over Siena on Saturday afternoon. They finish the MAAC season with a 5-1 record.

The Stags swept doubles as the teams of Dennis Zlobinsky ’14 and Ofir Solomon ’16, Eric Kremheller ’13 and Cameron Amyot ’15 and Ian Tesmond ’14 and Justin Ziccardi ’13 defeated their Saints counterparts to secure the doubles wins for the Stags.

The Stags came close to the sweep in singles with wins from Tesmond, George Tioutine ’15, Kremheller, Zlobinsky and Solomon.

On Monday, the Stags fell to Stony Brook in a close battle that ended 4-3. In doubles, the Stags took the points on victories from Zlobinski/Solomon and Tesmond/Amyot.

The singles victories on the day came from Tioutine and Solomon.

The Stags will next take on the MAAC Championships in New Jersey on April 27 and 28.  They will be the second seed in the tournament after finishing second in the MAAC.

Women’s tennis:

With a 6-1 win over Siena on Saturday afternoon the Stags improved to 10-7 overall and 6-1 in the MAAC.

The doubles point went to the Stags, as the doubles teams of Monica Yajima ‘14/Allison Radde ’15 and Nikki Jackson ‘13/Maggie McLaughlin ’16 defeated their opponents.

Fairfield also went on to win five of the six singles off of the rackets of Yajima, Radde, Victoria Pirrello ’14, Jackson and McLaughlin.

On Sunday afternoon, the Stags fell to Stony Brook 7-0, bringing their overall record to 10-8.

Despite the loss, the Stags were named the Co-Champions of the MAAC and will travel to the MAAC Tournament to defend their 2012 title and to get their second consecutive berth into the NCAA Tournament.

Softball:

Softball split their double header with Siena on Sunday, winning the first game 5-4 and dripping the second 2-1.

The Stags started off strong in the first inning of the first game as pitcher Rae Ball ’14 hit a grand slam. Sophomore Sammy Ruffolo contributed a run in the first inning as well, getting the first points on the board for the Stags.

Ball also pitched a solid game from the mound, giving up only one run in the second inning and three runs in the sixth inning. The win was Ball’s 11th of the season.

In the second game, Ball was the lone point scorer for the Stags, as she hit a home run off of a 3-1 pitch in the second inning.

Junior Rebecca Trott went the distance from the mound and only allowed one hit and two walks, while fanning five hitters.

The Stags will next take on Providence at 3 p.m. on Wednesday.  afternoon.

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