Durham, N.H. (NEWS10) — Katie Pascale records another nine-point game, clears 100 career draws, and leads UAlbany to its third-straight conference victory, 20-14, over New Hampshire.

Key Stats

  • Katie Pascale scored five goals with nine assists
  • Pascale recorded her 100th career draw
  • Ava Poupard scored four goals
  • Allie Maloney scored three goals with two assists
  • Kathryn Sancilio scored three goals with one assist
  • Katherine Chiarella recorded 13 saves
  • UAlbany outscored New Hampshire 8-2 in the first quarter
  • New Hampshire outscored UAlbany 6-2 in the second quarter

Head Coach Katie Thomson: “We had a great start today and I give New Hampshire a lot of credit for not backing down and making a run in the second quarter.  I’m so proud of how we responded in the second half to step up and finish the game.  We’ll have a break coming up where we’ll look to advance our game as well as rest up for the remaining stretch.”

How it Happened

  • Ava Poupard drew a foul in the scoring zone less than 15 seconds after the opening draw.  She successfully converted her free-position attempt to put UAlbany up 1-0 with 14:46 left in the first quarter.  New Hampshire responded just under a minute later, before Katie Pascale notched two in a row to put UAlbany up 3-1 early.
  • New Hampshire scored to cut the lead to 3-2 before UAlbany closed the first quarter on a 5-0 run to take an 8-2 lead.  Pascale scored with five seconds remaining in the quarter to complete a hat trick in less than 15 minutes of game time.
  • The Wildcats regrouped and opened the second quarter on a six-goal run to tie the game at eight with 6:22 left before the break.  Allie Maloney ended New Hampshire’s run with her second goal of the game with 2:41 remaining, and Pascale added her fourth goal with 10 seconds before halftime to put UAlbany up 10-8 after 30 minutes.
  • New Hampshire rolled off the first three goals of the third quarter, first tying the game at 10 with 13:43 remaining, and taking a one-goal lead with 11:39 remaining.  UAlbany responded in-kind with a three-goal run of their own.
  • After Maloney’s goal to tie the game at 11, Pascale won the ensuing draw.  It was her third won draw of the game, and the 100th of her career.
  • Pascale scored her fifth goal of the game with 8:15 left in the third to put UAlbany back on top, 12-11.  UAlbany would not relinquish the lead again in the game.
  • Kathryn Sancilio scored with 4:50 left in the third to put UAlbany up two.  New Hampshire closed within one before UAlbany scored the final four goals of the quarter to take a 17-12 lead heading into the fourth.
  • The Wildcats scored two of the first three goals of the final quarter, but UAlbany closed on a 2-0 run to clinch a 20-14 victory in their third of five-straight road games.  The Great Danes now improve to 3-0 against America East opponents, with showdowns looming with UMBC and #5 Stony Brook remaining on the schedule.

Next: UAlbany visits UMBC on April 16

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