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Women's Lacrosse Travels to Lehigh

Holy Cross Athletics   04-12-2019

Holy Cross (4-8, 2-3 PL)

vs. Lehigh (4-8, 0-5 PL)

Date • Time

April 13  • 12:05 p.m.

Location

Bethlehem, Pa.

 

Ulrich Sports Complex

April 13

Live Stats Video

All-Time Series

10-19

Last Meeting

L, 16-15 OT (5/1/18)

Game Notes

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Lehigh

11.17

Goals Per Game

9.50

3.33

Assists Per Game

5.5

14.00

Draw Controls/Game

8.25

10.25

CTO Per Game

10.16

WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross will travel to Lehigh for a 12:00 p.m. Patriot League game on April 13. 

Quick Sticks
• The Crusaders travel to Lehigh for a Patriot League battle with a 2-3 mark in league action after a 19-13 win over Bucknell in Worcester on April 6. 
• In the game, Keely Connors captured the all-time draw controls record at Holy Cross at 213. Connors recorded 16 draw controls in the game, also marking a single-game high. 
• Freshman Jolie Creo also recorded a career-high in the game with six points from five goals and one assist. Creo’s performance earned her Patriot League Rookie of the Week accolades. 
• Creo has now recorded 20 goals on the season, marking the first rookie to hit the 20-goal mark since 2013. 
Maggie Moriarty recorded five points in a single-game for the second time this season, with four assists and one goal. Moriarty now has 17 assists and six goals for 23 points. The junior is riding a seven-game point streak.
Juliana Kubler marked a career-high 15 saves against Bucknell and now holds a .460 save percentage on the season and 13.68 goals against average in 11 games played. 
• Offensively, five different Crusaders have reached double-digit scoring. 
Crusaders at the Draw
• Averaging 14.00 draw controls per game, Holy Cross ranks fourth in the Patriot League. With a winning percentage of 0.547 at the draw, the Crusaders check in at fourth in the league. 
• Connors owns an average of 5.83 draw controls per game, ranking first in the Patriot League and 21st nationally. 
• In her career, Connors has tallied 213 draw controls in her career and 70 in the 2019 season.
• Connors now holds the career record and the single-season record at Holy Cross in draw controls. 
Holy Cross against the Rest
• Defensively, Haley Walker and Audrey Mandaro rank fourth and fifth, respectively, in the Patriot League in caused turnovers. Walker averages 1.50 per game and Mardaro averages 1.42.
• As a team, Holy Cross ranks second in the Patriot League and 35th nationally in caused turnovers per game (10.25).
• Averaging 20.92, Holy Cross leads the Patriot League in ground balls per game. 
• The team ranks third in the Patriot League in free position percentage (0.427).
Scouting Lehigh
• The Mountain Hawks have a 0-5 record in league play and 4-8 mark overall.  
• Sondra Dickey leads the team in points, with 46. She has tallied 38 goals and eight assists. Dickey also owns a team-best 49 draw controls, 17 caused turnovers, and 19 ground balls. 
• In goal for Lehigh is Samantha Sagi, who has started all 12 games. She holds an 11.15 goals against average and .412 save percentage. 
• Emma McGillis anchors the defense with 13 caused turnovers and 13 ground balls.  
All-Time against Lehigh
• The Crusaders trail the all-time series, 10-19.
• In the 2018 season, Holy Cross fell 15-11 in the regular season and took the Mountain Hawks to overtime in the Patriot League Quarterfinal, where they eventually fell 16-15. 
• In the quarterfinal game, Bryn Carroll led the team with four goals, Baker Earl added a hat trick, and Connors, Izzy Grant, and Catherine Guanci posted two-goal outings. 
Up Next
• Holy Cross will host Boston University on April 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Kuzniewski Field. 

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