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Women's Lacrosse Travels to George Mason

March 30, 2004

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ABOUT TODAY'S GAME
Wednesday is the first night game for the Loyola Greyhounds. The squad will hit the beltway to travel to George Mason and play under the lights Wednesday evening.

THE SERIES
Loyola is 13-0 against the Patriots of George Mason. The two squads first met in 1994 and since then the Greyhounds have outscored the Patriots 150-48.

GREYHOUNDS LAST TIME OUT
BALTIMORE, MD - Sophomore Sydney Greene scored four goals in the second half to lead the No. 5 Loyola College women's lacrosse team to a 12-8 victory over William & Mary Sunday. The Greyhounds improve to 9-1 with the win while the Tribe fall to 4-4.

The Greyhounds got things going with a 3-0 run in the first five minutes of play. Talia Shacklock scored the first goals for Loyola when Rachel Shuck found her from behind the cage 3:06 into the contest. Kate McHarg gave the Greyhounds a 2-0 lead just 14 seconds later when Shuck found her. Stephanie Walker scored exactly a minute later 4:20 into the game when Sydney Greene found her open directly in front of the cage for the 3-0 lead.

Morgan Watkins got the Tribe on the board for a 3-1 score before Jaclyn Borrone and Jen Schuerholz added unassisted goals for a 5-1 score. Watkins tallied William & Mary's second goal as well 11:19 into the first half. Lauren Work set the score at 5-3 with her goal from Emily Vitrano at 14:16. Schuerholz scored her second goal for a 6-3 before Work tallied the final score of the half for the 6-4 at halftime.

Greene went to work to get Loyola to break away in the second half. She scored at 33:45 before Watkins and Work pulled the Tribe within one for a 7-6 score. Greene answered back with her second goal at 43:27. William & Mary's Morgan Lang again brought the Tribe within one with her unassisted goal at 44:23 but Greene scored back to back goals to pull the Greyhounds away 10-7. Borrone and Schuerholz scored the final Loyola goals while Colleen Dalon added the Tribe's final for the 12-8 final score.

Greene finished with four goals and an assist while Schuerholz added three. Watkins finished with three goals and an assist for the Tribe while Work had three goals as well.

Loyola starting keeper Kim Lawton made five stops in the first half while Cindy Nicolaus made eight saves in the second.

LAST TIME VS. GEORGE MASON
GAME 9 * No. 2 Loyola 14, George Mason 4 * April 2, 2003 * Curley Field
Sophomore Talia Shacklock scored four goals to lead the No. 2 Loyola Greyhounds to a 14-5 victory over George Mason University Wednesday afternoon at Curley Field. Loyola remains undefeated at 9-0 while GMU falls to 4-4 on the season.

Kate Scott got the Patriots on the board early, just 53 seconds in on her unassisted goal. It was nearly another four minutes before the Greyhounds got on the boards at 4:38 with a goal from Rachel Shuck of the feed from Stephanie Walker. Loyola would score the next seven straight goals to take a 8-1 lead in the game. Shacklock and Eyler each added two goals in the Loyola spurt and Susan Tyrrell, Kourtney Porcella and Walker each recorded a goal.

Lisa Hagan scored the last GMU goal of the first half on her free position shot at 25:06 before Shacklock ended first half scoring with her third goal of the game at 29:35 with a 9-2 score.

Scott again opened the half with a GMU goal at 37:31 on a feed from Kristy Manas before Porcella began a four-goal run for Loyola. Eyler and Shacklock added their third and fourth goals respectively and sophomore Katie Guarino scored her first goal of the season to set the score at 14-3.

Jeannine Ohler converted the second free-position shot for the Patriots at 53:51 before Jen Stocker scored on a pass from Emilie Patterson at 54:46 for the final Loyola goal. Manas closed out scoring with a GMU goals at 57:34.

Shacklock finished with four goals while Eyler scored three to lead the Greyhounds. Porcella finished with two goals while Shuck, Walker, Tyrrell, Stocker and Guarino each added one. Shuck also added three assists and Patterson, Porcella and Walker each tallied one.Kate Scott lead GMU with two goals while Manas and Hagan each had a goal and an assist and Ohler tallied one goal.

Loyola goalies Kim Lawton and Cindy Nicolaus each recorded six saves while George Mason's goalie Meg Dentler stopped 15 Loyola shots.

SCOUTING REPORT: THE PATRIOTS
George Mason is currently 2-2 with wins over George Washington (14-6) and Boston University (10-8) and losses to UNC (15-6) and Johns Hopkins (13-11).

The Patriots are led by Tracey Waterson with eight goals and an assist. She is followed by Lisa Hagan with three goals and five assists.

GREENE LEADS AGAINST JMU AND WILLIAM & MARY
Sophomore Sydney Greene had four goals and an assist against both James Madison and William & Mary to lead the Greyhounds in scoring in both games.

SHUCK LEADING IN SCORING AGAIN
Loyola continues to be led by senior Rachel Shuck with 10 goals and 23 assists to her credit. She is followed by Sydney Greene (24 goals and three assist) and Stephanie Walker (18 goals and four assists).