AU Press Releases

Women’s lacrosse outlasts Medaille, 15-13

ALFRED, NY –The Alfred University women’s lacrosse team opened the season with a 15-13 victory against Medaille College.


AU went on a six goal run at the 12 minute mark to close the Medaille lead to 7-6 at intermission. The Lady Saxons tied the game at 7-7 within the opening minute of the second half and outscored the Mavericks 9-6 to seal their victory.  


Junior midfielder Ashley White (Islip, NY/Islip) paced Alfred with a game-high six goals. Senior midfielder Tracie McGinnity (Rochester, NY/Gates Chili) and sophomore attacker Kaitlyn Button (Canastota, NY/Cazenovia) both notched four goals apiece.


McGinnity (five groundballs) and junior defender Janelle Gallipeau (Rochester, NY/Greece Olympia) anchored the Lady Saxons on defense with three caused turnovers each.


Sophomore Taylor Tarajos (Rochester, NY/Greece Olympia) went the distance in net for Alfred with a game-best 13 saves.


Alfred returns to action Wednesday, March 27, at 4 p.m., when they take on visiting Hilbert College.