Boston College Lady Eagles Rout UMass

The Boston College Lady Eagles (3-0) Rout the UMass Minute Women (1-1), 19-7. In a game that was close for the first ten minutes with UMass matching every goal and got it even at 5-5 with a tally from Stephanie Croke (2g) but, The Eagles took over.

The game was a series of runs, most by Boston, Cara Urbank (2g,1a), Charlotte North (2g), Cassidy Weeks (3g,1a), and Belle Smith (3g,1) boosted the Eagles to a 9-5 advantage they would never give up. UMass was able to stop the onslaught with Alex Finn (1a) hitting Brinley Anderson (1g) to give them life.

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It was short-lived with Boston going back on the offensive with another run, this one of three goals. Annie Walsh (3g), Jenn Medjid (5g,1a), and Caitlyn  Mossman (1g,4a) fueled the run to make it 12-6 at the half. The uprising continued in the second half with Smith, Courtney Weeks (3g,1a), Medjid, Annie Walsh (3g), then Medjid and Walsh again got it to 18-6.

Finally after a 28:29 scoreless run, Olivia Muscella (1g) got on the board making it, 18-7. Medjid assisted on Urbank’s 9th of the season to end it with a 19-7 score.

Notes

Boston College came ranked 11th and UMass #22. Annie Walsh and Belle Smith recorded their first NCAA hat tricks. Shots on Goal favored BC, 36-24 as well as ground balls, 19-13. Boston College also dominated on draws and went 22 of 28. The Boston College Lady Eagles rout the UMass Minute Women.

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Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.

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