Senior forward Nichole Schiro enters the 2012 season as the all-time leading scorer in Greyhound history with 37.
Schiro also had 85 career points, just four points behind Carolyn Kennington for first all-time.
She ranked second in the MAAC overall with 13 goals and first in league play with nine.
Down to the Wire
Loyola needed wins in its final two games of the season to qualify for the MAAC Championship last year.
The Greyhounds coasted to a 6-1 win over Manhattan, but would need overtime to beat Saint Peter’s, 1-0. Nichole Schiro scored the goal that sent Loyola to the 2011 Chick-fil-A MAAC Championship.
Loyola played 10 games last year that were decided by one goal in 2011, going 4-6 in those contests.
Since the opening of the Ridley Athletic Complex last season, the Greyhounds have posted a 14-4-1 overall record in their new home, including a 7-4 mark in 2011.
Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Sophomore keeper Didi Haracic recorded 96 saves in 2011, the fifth-most in a single season in Loyola history.
Haracic recorded three shutouts on the season while combining with Danielle Ippolito for two more.
In a two-week stretch from Oct. 14 until Oct 28, Haracic played 336 minutes of regulation without allowing a goal.
Had another streak from Sept. 11 until Oct. 1 where she played 247-straight minutes without allowing a goal.
In The Coaches Box
Katherine Remy Vettori enters her fifth season as the head coach of the Greyhounds with a 42-32-9 career record. Vettori, who led Loyola to the MAAC regular-season and tournament titles in 2009, was named Anaconda Sports MAAC Coach of the Year in 2009.
Vettori has led Loyola to three MAAC Championship appearances in four seasons, going 4-2 in those games.