Princeton Visits Ridley For Wednesday Night Contest With Women's Lax

March 29, 2016

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Opponent Princeton Tigers
Date Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Time 7:00 p.m.
Location Baltimore, Maryland | Ridley Athletic Complex
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Things To Know
Loyola is in its 44th season of women’s lacrosse competition.
Head coach Jen Adams recorded her 100th win on Saturday, March 19 vs. Navy.
Loyola graduated 88 percent of its scoring from a year ago (373 of 424 points), including 85.6 percent of its goals (243 of 284) and 93 percent of its assists (130 of 140).
With 17 goals last year, senior Maddy Blakeman is the team’s top returner scorer.
Defensively, the Greyhounds boast a pair of ILWomen Preseason All-Americans. Senior Maddy Lesher was one of five defenders named to the Preseason All-America First Team, while senior Molly Wolf was included as the Preseason All-America Second Team goalkeeper, coming in behind only UNC’s Caylee Waters, the first-team selection.
Lesher was also named to the Tewaaraton Award Watch List for a second-straight year.
Wolf, Lesher and junior defender Bailey Mathis were voted to the 12-member Preseason All-Patriot League Team, while Loyola, undefeated in Patriot League games, was picked as the favorite in the Preseason Poll for a third-straight year.
Wolf recorded her 500th save in a 7-6 win over No. 8 UVa to become the sixth Greyhound in program history to reach the plateau and just the third since the turn of the century. She’s currently ranked fifth on Loyola’s career record board for saves with 531. 
Nine Greyhounds have made their first career start this season.
Loyola’s 10-member freshman class was ranked ninth nationally by ILWomen.

Loyola Greyhounds (6-4, 3-0 Patriot League)
Senior Maddy Blakeman leads the attack with 28 points, while she shares the team lead in goals (19) with sophomore Frankie Kamely .
Freshman Hannah Powers paces the offense with 13 assists and sits second in points (27).
Redshirt freshman Sabrina Tabasso is tied with Kamely for third on the team with 21 points and leads the Greyhounds with 20 draw controls.
Senior Maddy Lesher leads the Patriot League with 3.67 ground balls per game (33 this season) and is tied for first in caused turnovers per game (2.00).
Freshman Kristen Yanchoris is third in the League with 1.89 caused turnovers per game.
In goal, senior Molly Wolf has had five double-digit save games this year. She leads the League in save percentage (.506), while she’s second in saves (8.30) and third in GAA (8.73).

Princeton Tigers (5-2, 2-0 Ivy League)
The Tigers are coming off a 6-5 win over Harvard on Saturday. Goalkeeper Ellie DeGarmo made 14 stops in the victory, while Olivia Hompe scored four goals.
Hompe leads Princeton this year with 32 points on 26 goals and six assists. Anya Gersoff (11g, 1a), Abby Finkelston (9g, 3a), Stephanie Paloscio (6g, 6a) and Colby Chanenchuk (3g, 9a) are all tied for second with 12 points each.
On the draw, Gersoff and Ellie McNulty lead the way with 11 draw controls apiece.
In goal, DeGarmo has started all seven games and is allowing 9.28 goals per contest. With 71 saves, she’s stopping 53.4 percent of shots faced.

Series History
Loyola is 4-9 against the Tigers, including 2-3 at home and 1-0 at Ridley Athletic Complex.
The last time the two programs met was in last season’s season opener. Princeton closed out the game with four of the game’s final five goals for a 10-8 victory.
The Greyhounds won the last game in Baltimore, beating Princeton, 15-10, at Ridley.
At least one team has been ranked in the top-10 in all but one of the 12 meetings.

Up Next
Loyola has six regular-season conference contests left before the Patriot League Championships begin.
The Greyhounds will head on the road to face Colgate first in Hamilton, New York. Opening draw is scheduled for noon on Saturday, April 2.