WESTFIELD, Mass. -- The Westfield State University women's lacrosse team rolled to a 19-7 win over Bridgewater State University in the regular season finale for both teams on Saturday at Alumni Field.
The Owls (15-2) set a school record for wins and clinched the outright Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) title with a perfect 7-0 mark in league play.
Westfield State will be the number one seed in next week's MASCAC Tournament and will host a semifinal round game next Thursday night at seven.
Bridgewater State (11-6, 5-2 MASCAC) will be the number three seed in the tournament and will host #6 Salem State University a quarterfinal round game on Tuesday afternoon at 3:30.
Westfield got four goals and an assist from Samantha Coyle.
The game was tight for the opening 12 minutes, as Bridgewater's Gabby Reinold scored off a feed from Brooke Buckner to cut the Owls lead to 4-3 with 18:27 to play in the first half. From there, the Owls scored the next 11 goals to roll out to a 15-3 advantage at the 4:30 mark when Sydney Lambert scored an unassisted goal.
The Owls led 15-5 at the half and cruised to the 19-7 victory.
Lambert and Alexa Tonelli added three goals each for Westfield. Maria Woodall went the distance in goal, and made seven saves.
The Owls held a 30-20 shot advantage, while the Bears finished with a slight 14-12 edge in draw controls. Lisa Moynihan led all players with seven draws, while Ettridge added five.