April 26, 2010
|Opponent||Georgetown Hoyas (9-5, 6-0 BIG EAST)|
|Date & Opening Draw||April 28, 2010 | 7 p.m. ET|
|Location||Washington, D.C. | Multi-Sport Field|
|Television||Verizon FiOS (Tape Delay)|
|Game Notes||Complete Game Notes As PDF File|
- In a televised matchup, #13 Loyola will travel to play its 600th all-time game against Beltway rival and #12 Georgetown Wednesday, April 28 at 7:00 pm.
- A win for the Greyhounds will guarantee a spot in the BIG EAST Tournament for the first time since joining the conference in 2006.
- Loyola can also clinch a spot with a Notre Dame win at Connecticut on May 1 or a Rutgers loss in any of its two remaining games.
In The Polls
- The `Hounds remained 13th in the IWLCA Coaches poll, while the Hoyas jumped two spots to 12th.
- Loyola and Georgetown both jumped one spot in the media poll with the `Hounds ranked 13th and the Hoyas ranked 12th.
Last Time Out
- Behind six goals by Grace Gavin and four from Mary Heneberry, the `Hounds defeated Villanova, 17-15, on Senior Day last Saturday. Abby Rehfuss had a career-high five caused turnovers and Emily Gibson had a career-high six ground balls.
- Georgetown allowed a season-low 4 goals in a 15-4 victory at Yale Friday night. Molly Ford had seven points on two goals and five assists. Goalkeeper Caitlin Formby had 14 saves in the win.
- Loyola holds a 5-4 series advantage against Georgetown.
- After losing four straight games against the Hoyas from 2001-2008, Loyola defeated Georgetown, 13-11 in Baltimore last season as six players, led by a Cara Filippelli hat trick, scored multi-goal games. Emily Gibson led Loyola with four points on two goals and two assists.
The 2010 Loyola Greyhounds
- Grace Gavin leads the attack with 59 goals, 19 assists and 78 points. Emily Gibson is second offensively with 31 goals, 14 assists and 45 points. Mary Heneberry is the team's third leading scorer with 25 goals and 31 points. Meg Decker (18g, 27pts), Abby Rehfuss (19g, 26pts), Cara Filippelli (21g, 25pts) and Caroline Hager (12g, 24pts) round out the scoring leaders.
- Sophomore goalkeeper Kerry Stoothoff is third in the BIG EAST with a 9.20 GAA, .502 save percentage and fifth with 8.25 saves per game.
- Emily Gibson leads the team with 39 ground balls, while Abby Rehfuss and Ana Heneberry have 35 ground balls. Rehfuss leads the team with 44 draw controls and Gavin has 37.
- Ana Heneberry and Emily Gibson are tied for the team lead with 31 caused turnovers. Loyola is 2nd in the nation with 12.88 caused turnovers per game.
- With a win, Loyola will advance to the BIG EAST Tournament and will most likely play either the Hoyas, Syracuse or Notre Dame.
- The Greyhounds led in both games against the Orange and Irish, but were unable to hold on in both.