March 4, 2014
WASHINGTON - The No. 14/16 Georgetown University women's lacrosse squad (2-1) will travel to Duke University (3-2) on Wednesday for a 5 p.m., matchup at Koskinen Stadium against the No. 6/6 Blue Devils. The game will be available live on ESPN3. It is the final contest in a three-game road swing against ranked opponents for the Blue & Gray.
On Tuesday, senior attacker Meghan Farrell (Bethesda, Md./Georgetown Visitation) was named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll after a big game last weekend where she had a hat trick on just four shots on goal as well as two ground balls. This is her first-career weekly honor.
The squad needed overtime, but managed to pull out the 17-16 victory over the No. 19/18 Princeton University Tigers Saturday afternoon at Sherrerd Field in Princeton, N.J. Junior attacker Caroline Tarzian (Garden City, N.Y./Garden City) scored the game winner at 4:58 to improve the Hoyas to 2-1 overall.
Farrell and sophomore attacker Corinne Etchison (Eldersburg, Md./McDonogh School) both had hat tricks, while senior Hannah Franklin (Phoenix, Md./McDonogh School), sophomore Natalie Miller (Wayne, Pa./Radnor) and senior Kelyn Freedman (Newtown Square, Pa./Radnor) both tallied two goals and one assist for the game. Senior attacker Reilly Woodman (Alexandria, Va./St. Stephen's and St. Agnes) had five draw controls and a goal in the contest.
Senior defender Maggie Brown (Woodside, Calif./Menlo School) was a key on defense coming up with a big draw control late. Senior goalkeeper Barb Black (Ruxton, Md./St. Paul's School for Girls) took the win with one save, and freshman Maddy Fisher (Ellicott City, Md./Mount Hebron) added four saves in the cage.
Down 9-5 at halftime, the Blue Devils opened the second period with two wins at the draw that resulted in a pair of quick goals. However Maryland answered with a 6-0 scoring run and tacked on four more inside the final seven minutes to put the game out of reach, 19-10, on Saturday. Sophomore Maddy Acton and juniors Kerrin Maurer and Erin Tenneson registered two markers each to pace the Duke attack.
Georgetown is 7-14 all-time against the Blue Devils and 3-7 on the road. Last year, GU fell to Duke at home, 11-10. The Hoyas came back from trailing by three with three minutes remaining, but couldn't find the tying tally. Tarzian and Freedman each had a pair of goals in the loss.
The opening draw is scheduled for 5 p.m., at Koskinen Stadium. The game will be available live on ESPN3. Live stats will be available on Duke's athletic website.
Hoyas Travel to Marquette in Road Finale
The Georgetown University women's lacrosse squad (5-9, 4-1 BIG EAST) will play in its BIG EAST...
Bandos Scores Five as Hoyas Down UConn, 13-12
The Georgetown University women's lacrosse squad (5-9, 4-1 BIG EAST) hung on to defeat the...
Fisher Named Defensive Player of the Week as...
The Georgetown University women's lacrosse squad (4-9, 3-1 BIG EAST) will host the University of ...
Georgetown Athletics Announces `Bike to the...
Spring has finally hit the Hilltop, and the Georgetown Athletics Department has announced its `Bi...
Big First Half Propels Georgetown Past Cincinnati
The Georgetown University women's lacrosse squad (4-9, 3-1 BIG EAST) used a big first half to...
Hoyas Host Cincinnati on Saturday
The Georgetown University women's lacrosse squad (3-9, 2-1 BIG EAST) will host the University of ...
Georgetown Downs Villanova, 9-5
The Georgetown University women's lacrosse squad (3-9, 2-1 BIG EAST) downed the Villanova...
Hoyas Travel to Villanova on Wednesday
The Georgetown University women's lacrosse squad (2-9, 1-1 BIG EAST) will continue BIG EAST...
- Online Stores & Tickets