LOUDONVILLE — The Siena women’s lacrosse team set one record and tied another Wednesday as it rolled to a 22-5 non-conference victory over Hartford at Hickey Field.
The 22 goals is the most the Saints (3-3) have scored in a game, breaking the old mark of 21 against Presbyterian on Feb. 21, 2010. The 17-goal margin of victory tied the record first set against UMass Lowell on March 11, 2015.
Siena was led by a seven-point day from sophomore Kerry Gerety, as she collected five goals and two assists. Julia Pelcher and Mary Soures also scored three times, with Pelcher adding two assists. Kaitlyn Dowsett, Nicole McNeely, Hayley Kmack, and Jillian Risavi all scored twice on the game, as McNeely added two assists and Risavi had one.
After Hartford (0-8) took a 1-0 lead early in the first half, Siena went on an 8-0 run. Gerety led the way with four goals.
Siena travels to UAlbany to take on the Great Danes at noon Saturday.
Hartford 4 1 — 5
Siena 14 8 — 22
Hartford scoring: Kaitlyn D’Andrea 2-0, Elena Hynes 2-0, Billy McLaughlin 1-0, Jessica Harrison 0-1, Megan Miller 0-1, Rosie Sconzo 0-1. Siena scoring: Kerry Gerety 5-2, Julia Pelcher 3-2, Mary Soures 3-0, Nicole McNeely 2-2, Jillian Risavi 2-1, Kaitlyn Dowsett 2-0, Hayley Kmack 2-0, Annie Brennan 1-1, Kaitlyn Lembo 1-0, Alexandra Rekos 1-0.
Goalies: Hartford, Cassidy Hock, 10 saves. Siena, Sammy Horton, 6 saves; Alexis Bower, 1 save.
UCONN 10, UALBANY 9
STORRS, Conn. — Sydney Watson had three goals and an assist as the Huskies snapped a season-opening five-game losing streak and edged the Great Danes in a non-conference game.
UAlbany (3-3) lost its third straight. UConn improves to 1-5.
Kyla Zapolski led the Great Danes with four goals.
UAlbany 3 6 — 9
UConn 6 4 — 10
UAlbany scoring: Kyla Zapolski 4-0, Kendra Harbinger 2-0, Madison Conway 2-0, Mara Bureau 1-0, Sam Tortora 0-4, Ally Alliegro 0-1. UConn scoring: Sydney Watson 3-1, Caitlin Leary 2-0, Olivia Miles 2-0, Brooke Jensen 1-1, Anna Costello 1-0, Sam McKenna 1-0, Lexi Kenneally 0-1.
Goalies: UAlbany, Georgia Schneidereith, 10 saves. UConn, Grace Beshlian, 13 saves.