North Adams, MA- Sage's Joleen Marfone notched a goal and an assist in leading the Gators past the MCLA Trailblazers 3-0 this afternoon at Shewcraft Field. The Gators improve to 3-1 on the season while MCLA drops to 0-2.
In the opening half, MCLA almost broke through first when Aleah Sangiovanni's shot hit the crossbar from just outside the eighteen early on. From there, the Gators took control and would outshoot MCLA 13-5 in the half. They would finally find the net in the 35th minute.
Ariannah Logan pushed a thru pass forward to a streaking Marfone. She would be behind the defense and easily slip one past MCLA keeper Megan Richardson for a 1-0 lead. It would stay that way until halftime.
In the second half, the Gators tallied twice in the final fifteen minutes to put the game away. In the 76th minute, Marfone ripped a shot that deflected towards teammate Kristen Silk. Silk easily got it past Richardson for a 2-0 lead. The Gators would then extend the lead in the 87th minute when Jordyn Logan connected on an unassisted goal.
Emma Augustine earned the win stopping four shots on the afternoon. The Gators owned a commanding 28-8 shot advantage over MCLA.
Richardson ended with 6 saves for MCLA.