Beaumont '03 Ties School Record as Jeffs Cruise to 20-4 win over Springfield
Amherst rookie scores four goals, assists on five others as Jeffs win fourth-straight

    AMHERST, Mass. -- Amherst College freshman Erin Beaumont (Summit, NJ) scored four goals and assisted on five others, as host Amherst College, ranked third in the nation in the latest Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) poll, cruised to their fourth win of the season with a 20-4 thrashing of visiting Springfield College on Tuesday.
    One week to the day after setting a new school record with 12 goal scorers in a 20-5 win over Smith College, Jeffs saw 11 different players find the back of the net. Junior midfielder Kristin Osborn (Morristown, NJ), who was named the NESCAC Player of the Week on Monday, got the scoring started 46 seconds into the game, rifling a shot past Springfield goalie Molly Arey (Severna Park, MD) for her league-best 16th goal of the season. Senior Co-captains Rachel Bernstein (Maplewood, NJ) and Alie Stechenberg (Longmeadow, MA) teamed up 70 seconds later to put the Jeffs up 2-0, and the Jeffs rattled off seven more goals, including two more from Stechenberg, before Pride sophomore Marci Mullady (West Hartford, CT) put the visitors on the board at the 10:10 mark.
    Beaumont got on the board at the 8:51 mark to put the Jeffs up 10-1, and the freshman set up classmate Laura Schifter (Washington, DC) one minute later for the final Amherst goal of the period. Springfield scored just before halftime to cut the Amherst lead to 11-2, but Beaumont picked up right where she left off in the second half, scoring the Jeffs' first two goals of the period and assisting on the third. After sophomore Meg Martin (Longmeadow, MA) scored off a Stechenberg feed, Beaumont played a part in the next three Amherst goals, assisting on two and scoring on a feed from classmate Anne Jaimeson (Princeton, NJ), finishing her day with an assist on the Jeffs' last goal, a nifty one-timer by senior Katherine Poulin (St. David's, PA).
    Beaumont's nine points matches a school record, the fifth different Amherst scoring record set in the Jeffs' first four games, as Amherst improves to 4-0 with the win, heading into Saturday's showdown at Connecticut College, one of the two teams to defeat the NCAA Finalists during the 1999 season. Poulin finished the game with four assists to go along with her late goal, Stechenberg finished with a hat trick and an assist, and sophomore Cara Coscarelli (West Hartford, CT) added two goals and two assists. The Pride (2-2) return home for Thursday night's home opener against Plymouth State College.


Tuesday, March 28, 2000
At Amherst College, Amherst, MA

  1 2 -- F
Springfield College (2-2) 2 2 -- 4
Amherst College (4-0) 11 9 -- 20

Scoring:

Per. Team Time Scorer (#, Assist) Score (A-S)
1 A 29:14 Kristin Osborn '01 (16, unassisted) 1-0
1 A 28:04 Alie Stechenberg '00 (5, Rachel Bernstein '00) 2-0
1 A 25:31 Bernstein (4, Katherine Poulin '00) 3-0
1 A 24:00 Cara Coscarelli '02 (1, Anne Close '02) 4-0
1 A 23:02 Close (4, Coscarelli) 5-0
1 A 20:45 Osborn (17, Poulin) 6-0
1 A 18:57 Stechenberg (6, Coscarelli) 7-0
1 A 17:00 Stechenberg (7, Poulin) 8-0
1 A 15:12 Coscarelli (2, unassisted) 9-0
1 S 10:10 Marci Mullady (4, Kristen Mullady) 9-1
1 A 8:51 Erin Beaumont '03 (6, Mary Kate Allen '03) 10-1
1 A 7:42 Laura Schifter '03 (4, Beaumont) 11-1
1 S 0:09 Danica Ansardy (10, Christine McComb) 11-2
2 A 27:44 Beaumont (7, unassisted) 12-2
2 A 26:45 Beaumont (8, Schifter) 13-2
2 A 24:38 Bernstein (5, Beaumont) 14-2
2 S 23:52 Larysa Krasij (4, Emily Kiablick) 14-3
2 S 19:11 Kim Dole (2, unassisted) 14-4
2 A 16:51 Meg Martin '02 (4, Stechenberg) 15-4
2 A 14:33 Schifter (5, Beaumont) 16-4
2 A 12:57 Beaumont (9, Anne Jamieson '03) 17-4
2 A 10:29 Meghan Hely '02 (2, Beaumont) 18-4
2 A 7:22 Abby Ouimet '03 (1, Poulin) 19-4
2 A 4:19 Poulin (4, Beaumont) 20-4

CUMULATIVE SCORING:

GOALS:
(A) - Erin Beaumont 4, Alie Stechenberg 3, Rachel Bernstein 2, Cara Coscarelli 2, Kristin Osborn 2, Laura Schifter 2, Anne Close, Meghan Hely, Meg Martin, Abby Ouimet, Katherine Poulin;
(S) - Danica Ansardy, Kim Dole, Larysa Krasij, Marci Mullady;

ASSISTS:
(A) - Beaumont 5, Poulin 4, Coscarelli 2, Mary Kate Allen, Bernstein, Close, Anne Jamieson, Schifter, Stechenberg;
(S) - Emily Kiablick, Christine McComb, Kristen Mullady;

SAVES:
(A) - Jess Thaxton '01 (30:00) 2, Brooke Diamond '03 (30:00) 6;
(S) - Molly Arey (60:00) 12;

SHOTS:
(A) - 36;
(S) -16;


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