Women's Lax Hosts Rutgers in Ridley Opener Tuesday Night

March 15, 2010



Game Information
Opponent Rutgers (5-1)
Date & Opening Draw March 16, 2010 | 7 p.m. ET
Location Baltimore, Md. | Ridley Athletic Complex
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Today's Matchup

  • Loyola opens BIG EAST Conference play hosting Rutgers in the Greyhounds first game at the newly constructed Ridley Athletic Complex.
  • Loyola's men fell to Duke, 8-5, Saturday, March 13 in the Grand Opening of the Stadium.

In The Polls

  • The Greyhounds dropped one spot to 18th in the Inside Lacrosse Media Poll despite a 2-0 week.
  • Rutgers is receiving votes in the Inside Lacrosse Media Poll.

Last Time Out

  • Rutgers lost its first game of the season, 10-9, at the hands of Hofstra in overtime. Brooke Cantwell and Marlena Welsh both scored a pair of goals, while goalkeeper Lily Kalata made 15 saves in the loss.

Historically Speaking

  • Loyola won the first meeting between the two teams, 17-10, in Baltimore in 2006.
  • Rutgers has won the last three meetings, including a 12-11 win last season.
  • In 2009, Rutgers held a 6-1 lead, but Loyola fought back, tying the game at 10, before falling by one. Grace Gavin scored three goals and former Greyhound, now assistant coach at La Salle, Elizabeth Weber, recorded three goals and three assists for six points.

The 2010 Loyola Greyhounds

  • Sophomore netminder Kerry Stoothoff has been strong in goal the first seven games of the season, allowing just over nine goals per game with 72 saves and a .526 save percentage. She has played all but 11 minutes this season after splitting time with Meg Steffe in 2009.
  • Stoothoff leads the team with 16 ground balls, while Abby Rehfuss has 15, Gibson has 14 and Ana Heneberry has 13. Rehfuss has 20 draw controls to lead the team, while Meg Decker has cradled 13.

Up Next

  • Loyola goes back on the road to face former Colonial Athletic Association rival, James Madison Saturday, March 20 at 1 pm. The `Hounds are 22-15 all-time vs. the Dukes and are 8-7 against them on the road.