Wallisch makes mark at Rochester

Amherst native moves into 2nd place in career scoring

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – University of Rochester senior Jamie Wallisch, an Amherst native and Souhegan graduate, moved into second place in career scoring as the Yellowjackets defeated Bard College, 15-3, in women’s lacrosse at Edwin Fauver Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Wallisch scored four goals and assisted on two others. She raised her career totals to 126 goals and 71 assists for 197 points. She passed Jessica Lerman (1999-02) who totaled 194 points. Wallisch is five assists behind Jenny Rogers (1999-02) for the career lead. Rogers compiled 76 assists.

Rochester’s career scoring leader is Anni McDonough. She totaled 237 points on 199 goals and 38 assists. McDonough, who graduated in 1998, was inducted into Rochester’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2015.

Wallisch entered the game with 191 career points (122 goals, 69 assists). She had three points in the first half (two goals, one assist) then tied Lerman for second place by scoring two and a half minutes into the second half. That gave Rochester a 9-2 lead. She passed Lerman with 10 minutes to play assisting on a goal by freshman Kaileigh Davis. Wallisch scored her final point on a goal with 11 seconds left. Rochester improved to 7-2 overall, 3-1 in the Liberty League.

On Friday, Wallisch scored three goals and assisted on two more as Rochester edged Vassar College, 8-7, in Liberty League play.

She leads Rochester in scoring this season with 26 goals and 12 assists through the Bard match.

Rochester plays next on Friday at home against Clarkson University.