Junior attacker Tori Quinn recorded her 100th career goal and head coach Scott Teeter earned his 100th win in the Griffs’ 18-8 win over Manhattan on Saturday.
Quinn’s milestone goal put he Griffs’ up 10-2 in the game. She would later add two more and an assist in the Griffs’ win.
“I’m very happy with the way we came to play today,” said head coach Scott Teeter. “We’ve been talking about getting off to a fast start and to jump out to an eight goal lead right away was great today. I also have to congratulate Tori Quinn on her great accomplishment of 100 goals.”
Quinn became the eighth player in program history to score 100 goals and the second-fastest to do so in program history in just 51 games.
Sophomore attacker Taylor Giglio led the way for the Griffs offensively, notching four goals and three assists in a seven-point effort.
Senior midfielder Maria Kotas added two goals and sophomore midfielder Ashley Bull scored also scored twice, while junior attackers Meghan Cuddy, Whitley Perry and Caroline Ogden, junior midfielders Tori Greco and Brenna Murray and freshmen midfielders Ashley Heisler and Rachel Toole each added a goal to round out the Griffs’ scoring.
The Griffs jumped out to an 8-0 lead in just over 12 minutes of play and never looked back in the contest, taking an 11-2 lead into the break.
Manhattan scored twice coming out of the locker room to cut the Griffs’ lead to six, but that was the closest the Jaspers would get, as Canisius would use a 7-2 run to put the Griffs up 12 with under two to go.
Donna Jo DiNorcia scored the game’s final two goals for the Jaspers as part of her three goals on the afternoon, which tied her with Kelsey Rehain for the team-high.
To go along with Quinn’s milestone reaching day offensively, the junior also set a pair of new career-highs defensively with four caused turnovers and six ground balls. Sophomore defender Sami Franco also set a new career-high with three caused turnovers as well.
Kotas led the way for Canisius on the draw, winning four. The Griffs won the restart battle 18-9, marking the third-straight game the Griffs have won that stat category.
Junior goaltender Kayla Scully played the first half in net for Canisius, making five saves on seven shots and earning the win. Sophomore Claudia Coleates played the second half in goal, making a pair of saves.
The Griffs moved to 8-5 overall and 4-1 in MAAC play with the win. They’ll return to action on Saturday, April 19, with first draw scheduled for 11 a.m.
GAME NOTES: Teeter moved to 100-100 in his career with the win… The coach started his career 0-22 after taking over one of the nation’s worst programs and has since erased the deficit to move to .500 for the first time in his career… Quinn’s 51 games to reach the 100-goal plateau is the second-fastest in program history behind Whitney Card’s 18 games… The Griffs have now scored 18 or more goals in six games this season – the most times Canisius has hit that mark in school history.