Halifax, NS - The CIS No. 6 ranked StFX W-Women scored 12 tries in a 66-5 victory over the Saint Mary's Huskies Tuesday night in AUS women's rugby action.
The defending national champions opened up the scoring 7-0 on a Alyssa MacDonald (Windsor, NS) try and Jacqui Salvatore (Scarborough, ON) added two more points on a converted kick.
Nicole Tower (Bass River, NS) stretched the X-Women lead 12-0 with a try of her own.
Halifax native Amanda Hatfield's try extended the StFX cushion 17-0.
Tries by Tasha McKenzie (Indian Brook, NS) and June Beals (North Preston, NS) had it 22-0 and 27-0.
Hatfield`s second try of the half ended the first half 32-0 StFX.
McKenzie and Beals started the second half each with tries and saw StFX jump out to leads of 37-0 and 44-0 with a Salvatore conversion.
Duncan, BC native Hanna Morten`s try extended the lead 49-0, followed by a try from Kathleen Haggarty (Orleans, ON) and a Salvatore conversion kick put StFX up 56-0.
Another Morten try (61-5) and a Joanne Callow (Kanata, ON) try (66-5) ended the scoring.
StFX improves to 4-1 and ends their season 2pm Sunday Oct. 18 at 5-0 Acadia.
SMU drops to 0-5 and finishes up the AUS regular season Saturday Oct. 17th at 2pm, travelling to 1-4 UPEI.