April 26, 2011

Women's Lacrosse Concludes 2011 Season

Women's Lacrosse
Overall: 6-11 (3-3 Patriot League) Last Week: 1-0
Scoreboard: Holy Cross 18, Lafayette 16, Easton, Pa., 4/23
Schedule: Season has concluded.

  • The Holy Cross women's lacrosse team has concluded the 2011 season with a 6-11 overall record. The Crusaders also went 3-3 in the Patriot League which was tied for fourth place with American, but American qualified for the Patriot League Tournament as the Crusaders lost to American earlier in the season. Last season the Crusaders were also tied for fourth place with American with a 3-3 record but the Crusaders defeated American and qualified for the tournament. The Crusaders' 248 ground balls were their most since they tallied 323 in 2007. Also their 126 caused turnovers were the most since they recorded 132 also in the 2007 season. The Crusaders' 10.35 goals allowed per game were their best since they allowed 9.01 goals per game in 2007.
  • Senior Meg O'Leary (Longmeadow, Mass.) concludes her career with 114 career points with 77 goals and 37 assists. O'Leary's 64 career caused turnovers are tied for second all-time in program history. Her 37 career assists are sixth all-time at the school, while her 80 draw controls are fifth all-time. This season she was fourth on the team with 20 goals, tied for third with eight assists and was third with 28 points. Her 20 caused turnovers tied for the team-lead and are tied for fifth all-time for a season at the school. She led the team with a career-best 39 ground balls as her 2.29 ground balls per game are 58th nationally.
  • Junior Kat Sutton (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) led the team with five goals and six points in the victory over Lafayette. She led the team this season with 35 goals and a career-best 44 points, while she was second with a career-best nine assists. She tied for the team-lead with 27 draw controls. Her 79 career draw controls are sixth all-time at the school. She now has 91 goals and 19 assists for 110 points. This season she also led the team with 14 free-position goals and her 0.82 free-position goals per game are fourth in the Patriot League.
  • Sophomore Tina Marino (Hillsborough, N.J.) recorded an assist versus Lafayette for her first collegiate point. She also recorded four ground balls this season.
  • Senior goalie Amy Martin (Bloomfield, Mich.) had 132 saves this season which are 20th nationally. Her 7.76 saves per game are third in the Patriot League. She has 621 career saves, 95 career ground balls and 22 career victories. She is third all-time in program history in saves and is tied for second in career victories.
  • Senior Annie Boylan (Andover, Mass.) concludes her career with 131 career draw controls which are second all-time at the school. She finished second on the team with a career-best 36 ground balls and she tied for the team-lead with 27 draw controls. This season she also scored a career-best 12 goals and recorded a career-best 10 caused turnovers.
  • Sophomore Sara Cox (Chatham, N.J.) tied for the team-lead with a career-best 20 caused turnovers. Her 20 caused turnovers are tied for fifth all-time for a season at the school.
  • Senior Cassie Rudden (Hopkinton, Mass.) led the team with a career-best 11 assists. She also recorded a career-best seven goals and 18 points.