FAIRFIELD, Conn- The Sacred Heart University Women's Rugby team defeated Castleton 71-5 to earn the teams first win of the season. The team returns to action on Sept. 29 when they host Colby Sawyer in the annual Heart to Heart match. Game time is set for 1pm.
The Pioneers would jump out to an early lead as Kaitlyn Lagase would score the opening try of the game to put SHU ahead 5-0. After the try, the Pioneers would tack on 29 more points to give them the 34-0 after the first quarter.
The second quarter would be a more defensive effort by both sides as SHU would be able to only convert one try courtesy of Arriana Heonis to increase their lead to 39-0 at halftime.
SHU would tally another 34 points in the final two quarters to give SHU the eventual 71-5 victory.
SHU Kaitlyn Lagase 1 try for 5 points
SHU Isabelle Cuddy 3 tries for 15 points
SHU Tyffany Brisbane 3 tries for 15 points
SHU Kaylee Hale 1 try for 5 points
SHU Tessa Buckey 2 tries for 10 points
SHU Arianna Heonis 2 tries for 10 points
SHU Kaylee Hale 5 for 6 on Conversions