April 4, 2014
WASHINGTON - The No. 19/RV Georgetown University women's lacrosse squad (3-7, 0-1 BIG EAST) will host the Marquette University Golden Eagles (5-5, 1-0 BIG EAST) on Saturday afternoon at Multi-Sport Field. The opening draw is scheduled for noon as Georgetown continues BIG EAST Conference play.
The Hoyas fell just shy on Tuesday in an 8-6 loss to the No. 12/12 University of Pennsylvania Quakers in a neutral-site game played at the McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Md., in the final non-conference contest of the season.
Senior midfielder Kelyn Freedman (Newtown Square, Pa./Radnor) led the way with three goals, while senior attacker Meghan Farrell (Bethesda, Md./Georgetown Visitation) added two. Freshman Maddy Fisher (Ellicott City, Md./Mount Hebron) took the loss in goal with four saves.
Georgetown had more shots (18-15) and ground balls (13-10) as well as fewer turnovers forcing 10.
On Tuesday, junior attacker Caroline Tarzian (Garden City, N.Y./Garden City) was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after combining for six goals in two games for the Blue & Gray.
Freedman leads the squad in scoring with 24 points on 19 goals and five assists. Tarzian is second, and sophomore attacker Corinne Etchison (Eldersburg, Md./McDonogh School) is third with 22 and 20 points, respectively. Tarzian has 19 goals and three assists, while Etchison has tallied 14 goals and a team-best six assists.
Senior attacker Reilly Woodman (Alexandria, Va./St. Stephen's and St. Agnes) has pulled in a squad-best 30 draw controls, while junior defender Adrianne Devine (Loudonville, N.Y./Shaker) has posted 16 caused turnovers.
Fisher has tallied 31 saves in 10 games played.
The Golden Eagles won their first-ever conference game on Friday, March 28 with a 14-6 decision over Cincinnati at Valley Fields. Sophomore attack Claire Costanza led the way with seven points in the victory with four goals and three assists, while claiming BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week honors in the process.
The opening draw is scheduled for noon at Multi-Sport Field. Live stats and a new and improved webcast will be available through www.GUHoyas.com.