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Syracuse Friday, Women's Lacrosse Senior Day Sunday

Ashley Moulton will be among the six seniors honored prior to Sunday's game versus No. 17 UConn

Ashley Moulton will be among the six seniors honored prior to Sunday's game versus No. 17 UConn

April 24, 2013

Game Information
Opponent No. 5/5 Syracuse Orange
Date Friday, April 26, 2013
Time 7 p.m.
Location Baltimore, Maryland | Ridley Athletic Complex
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Game Information
Opponent No. 17/16 Connecticut Huskies
Date Sunday, April 28, 2013
Time 1 p.m.
Location Baltimore, Maryland | Ridley Athletic Complex
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Senior Day Sunday
• Sunday will mark Loyola's final regular-season contest.
• Prior to the start of the game, Loyola's six seniors - Kathleen Barranco, Ashley Cahill, Cassandra Cursaro, Joanna Dalton, Jayne Jablonski and Ashley Moulton - will be honored for their contributions to the program throughout the past four years.  

Syracuse Orange (11-3, 6-0 BIG EAST)
• Syracuse bring an unblemished BIG EAST record into its final weekend of play.
• Alyssa Murray leads the league with 4.67 points per game, while her 45 goals rank second and her 25 assists are fourth.
• Defensively, Kelsey Richardson leads the BIG EAST with 7.54 goals-against average.
• As a team, Syracuse has the top attack unit in the conference, averaging 14.87 goals per game, 21.07 points and 15.00 draw controls.

Series vs. The Orange
• The Orange lead the Greyhounds, 7-5, in a series record that dates back to 2003.
Loyola won the first two meetings and three of the first four, but Syracuse claimed a string of five-straight games from 2007-12, including a 13-12 decision in the regular-season meeting last year.
The Greyhounds went on to beat the then-second-ranked Orange, 13-7, in the Carrier Dome in last year's BIG EAST Championship game, giving Loyola its second-straigth conference title. 

Connecticut Huskies (13-1, 5-1 BIG EAST)
• UConn is looking to extend its seven-game win streak this weekend.
• With a 10-7 win over Notre Dame on Sunday, the Huskies clinched their first-ever berth in the upcoming BIG EAST Tournament.
• Lauren Kahn leads the attack with 54 points on 32 goals and 22 assists, while Carly Palmucci, Morgan O'Reilly and Kacey Pippitt all have 28 goals.
• Defensively, Shannon Nee is allowing 8.65 goals per game and is stopping 45.3 percent of shots faced.

Series vs. UConn
• Loyola is 6-1 when facing UConn, including winning the last five meetings.
The Greyhounds are undefeated at home against the Huskies. 

Up Next
• Seedings for the BIG EAST Tournament will be determined after this weekend's play.
• Syracuse and Connecticut have both claimed spots in the four-team tournament, while Georgetown, Loyola and Notre Dame are vying for the final two spots. 
• The tournament will be held at Georgetown on Thursday, May 2 and Saturday, May 4.

The Last Meeting
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#2 Syracuse - Championship7
May 5, 2012
Syracuse, N.Y.
Loyola Upsets No. 2 Syracuse To Claim Second-Straight BIG EAST Title
Kerry Stoothoff (above) made 11 saves, and helped the Loyola University Maryland women's lacrosse team win its second-straight BIG EAST Championship, 13-7, over Syracuse University on Saturday. Kara Burke scored a career-high four goals, and Marlee Paton had three.

The Last Meeting
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Connecticut9
April 29, 2012
Storrs, Conn.
Adams Earns 50th Career Victory In 12-9 Win At UConn
Sophomore Marlee Paton (above) scored three of the Loyola University Maryland women's lacrosse team's final four goals to lead the 14th-ranked Greyhounds in a come-from-behind 12-9 win at Connecticut Sunday afternoon. The game marked the final regular season contest for Loyola this year, while the win was the 50th-career victory for head coach Jen Adams. The Greyhounds conclude the regular season with an 11-5 overall record and a program-best 7-1 record in BIG EAST play.