Aurora, NY The Oswego State Lakers scored 16 goals in the first half en route to a 22-8 thumping of the Wells College women's lacrosse team on Saturday afternoon in Aurora. Emily Lotkowictz (Skaneateles, NY) finished with six goals and Ariella Taft (Cazenovia, NY) added two goals of her own to lead the Express offense. Liz Barclay (Laporte, PA) took the loss in net finishing with 11 saves on the day.
The Lakers jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead and had a 10-1 lead after the first 15 minutes. Lotkowictz would score five of her six goals in the first half as Oswego would head into the half with a 16-5 lead. Taft would net her two goals in the second half as the Lakers would outscore the Express 6-3 in the second half.
Oswego outshot the Express 42-14 and held the advantage in groundballs 16-6. The Express held the advantage in face-offs 16-14.
The Express will open North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) play against Keuka College on Friday, April 3, at 4:00 pm in Keuka.