May 5, 2005
Baltimore, Md. - Saturday the Greyhounds travel to visit Maryland in their final game of the 2005 season. Loyola at 5-10 looks to improve upon its final record vs. the 11-6 Terrapins.
Maryland leads the all-time series with Loyola, 24-3. The Greyhounds victories came in 2003 (9-8, at Ludwig Field), 2002 (7-4, Geppi-Aikens Field), 1997 (7-6, Ludwig Field).
Kate McHarg leads the teams in scoring with 54 goals and two assists. She is third in the country in goals per game. Second in point scoring is senior Rachel Shuck with 17 goals scored and 31 assists to her credit this season. Shuck's assists ranks her fifth in the country. Rounding out the top five is Sydney Greene (32 goals), Maura Kenny (27 goals) and Kate Filippelli (18 goals).
Filippelli leads the Greyhounds in groundballs with 37. Laura Carper leads the team in caused turnovers with 16. On the draw, McHarg leads with 43.
Loyola's starting keeper, Kim Lawton ranked fifth in the nation this week in saves percentage. She currently posts a .559 percentage and a 10.53 goals against average in 467:19 minutes played. Cindy Nicolaus has played 432:41 minutes in goal with a 12.49 GAA and a .489 mark at saves percentage.
Delia Cox leads the Terps in scoring this season with 33 goals as well as five assists. Acacia Walker is just behind her at 32 goals and seven assists while Annie Collins (20 goals, 23 assists) and Jessica Dorney (26 goals, 17 assist) lead Maryland in total points. Collins is 19th in the country in assists per game.
Goalie Kirah Miles leads in groundballs with 41. On the draw, walker leads the back with 33 while Becky Clipp is the leader in caused turnovers at 22.
Miles has played a majority of the time in goal with a 8.60 goals against average and a .511 saves percentage. She ranks 19th in the country in both categories.