April 14, 2009

Holy Cross To Play Two, Including Key PL Contest

April 14, 2009

Holy Cross Women's Lacrosse

Overall: 4-10 (2-3 Patriot League); Last Week: 1-1

Scoreboard: Fairfield 18, Holy Cross 8, Fairfield, Conn., 4/7
Holy Cross 9, Lafayette 7, Easton, Pa., 4/11

Schedule: Tuesday, April 15 at Connecticut, Storrs, Conn., 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 18 at American, Washington, D.C., 12:00 p.m.

 

  • The Holy Cross women's lacrosse team will conclude the regular season with a game at Connecticut on April 15 at 6:00 p.m., and a key Patriot League contest at American on April 18 at 12:00 p.m.

 

  • The game versus American has Patriot League Tournament implications. The Crusaders have a 2-3 Patriot League record, while both Navy and Lehigh have a 3-2 record. On April 18, Navy plays second place Bucknell and Lehigh will play first place Colgate. If Holy Cross defeats American and Lehigh loses, the Crusaders will qualify for the tournament. If all three teams are 3-3, both Lehigh and Holy Cross will make the tournament based on goal differential between the three teams.

 

  • Freshman Kat Sutton (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) has at least one point over the last 10 contests. She is tied for fourth on the team with 15 goals and is fifth with 19 points.

 

  • Senior Kelly Casey (Newtown, Pa.) has eight goals and two assists for 10 points over the last three contests.

 

  • Sophomore Meg O'Leary (Longmeadow, Mass.) and junior Katie Gardner (Garden City, N.Y.) are tied for first on the team with 38 points. Gardner leads the team with 19 assists and is third with 19 goals, while O'Leary leads the team with 24 goals and is second with 14 assists.