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Women's Lacrosse to host #9 Loyola in Season Finale

Holy Cross Athletics   04-25-2019

Holy Cross (4-11, 2-6 PL)

vs. #9 Loyola (12-4, 7-0 PL)

Date • Time

April 26 • 4:05 p.m.

Location

Worcester, Mass.

 

Kuzniewski Field

April 26

Live Stats Video

All-Time Series

0-6

Last Meeting

L, 23-3 (4/28/18)

Game Notes

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Loyola

11.27

Goals Per Game

15.12

3.40

Assists Per Game

8.87

13.86

Draw Controls/Game

13.93

9.93

CTO Per Game

8.5

WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross will play its final game of the 2019 season on April 26 at 4:05 p.m. at Kuzniewski Field. Prior to the game, the team will honor its six graduating seniors. 
April 26 is Purple Pride Day, make sure to wear Purple to support the Crusaders. 
Quick Sticks
• The Crusaders are led by rookie Jolie Creo, who has posted 27 goals and 10 assists on the season. In last week’s action, Creo strung together a nine-point week from five goals and four assists. 
• Four Crusaders have reached the 20-goal mark on the season: Creo, Keely Connors, Bryn Carroll, and Izzy Grant
• Grant has seen a breakout season, reaching 21 goals and one assist in her sophomore campaign. In the 2018 season, Grant posted six goals and one assist for seven points. 
Juliana Kubler reached the 100 save mark, with 105 in 523:25 minutes played. The junior goalkeeper holds a .455 save percentage and a 14.44 goals against average. 
• The Crusaders attack averages 11.27 goals per game, improving from 8.88 in the 2018 season. 
Maggie Moriarty looks to break the 20-assist mark for the first time in her career. The junior attacker has posted 19 assists on the season. 
Haley Walker paces the Crusaders’ defense with 37 ground balls and 23 caused turnovers. Walker also ranks fifth in the league in ground balls per game (2.53).
• Heading into the final game of the season, Connors holds 95 career points on 80 goals and 15 assists. 
Crusaders at the Draw
• Holy Cross holds a 0.521 winning percentage at the draw, which is good for fifth in the Patriot League. 
• Connors ranks second in the league in draw controls per game (5.87) and 24th nationally. 
• With 88 draw controls on the season, Connors looks to break her own single-season record that she claimed in 2018. 
Crusaders Causing Turnovers
• Defensively, Haley Walker and Audrey Mandaro rank fourth and ninth, respectively, in the Patriot League in caused turnovers. Walker averages 1.53 per game and Mandaro averages 1.27.
• As a team, Holy Cross ranks second in the Patriot League and 33rd nationally in caused turnovers per game (9.93).
Scouting #9 Loyola
• The Greyhounds head to Worcester with an undefeated league record at 7-0.
• Livy Rosenzweig leads the team with 82 points from 35 goals and 47 assists. She also has 64 draw controls on the year. 
• At the draw, Taylor Van Thof leads the team with 74 draw controls. 
• Lindsey Ehrhardt leads the Greyhound defense with 36 ground balls and 37 caused turnovers. 
• Between the pipes, Kady Glynn has played in all 16 games and holds a 9.72 goals against average with a .488 save percentage. 

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