BRIGHTON, Mass. – Simmons soccer (2-11-1, 2-7-1 GNAC) fell to Lasell University (9-4-0, 9-2-0 GNAC), 5-0, on Wednesday evening.
The two teams battled back and forth early on in the contest, before Lasell's Alyssa DeOliveira broke the scoreless tie in the 18th minute on pass from junior Alex Lorenzo. In the 37th minute, Laser first-year Julia Vaillancourt connected with Korynne Provenzano to give Lasell the 2-0 advantage they took into half time.
Returning to the field at the start of the second half, DeOliveira increased the lead to three, scoring her second goal of the game. The Lasers did not look back adding another two goals late in the contest to earn its ninth win of the year.
Simmons returns to pitch on Saturday, traveling across the street to Emmanuel College. Kickoff's at 1 p.m.