No. 6 Georgetown Returns Home, Hosts No. 4 Virginia on Wednesday Afternoon
April 8, 2008
Washington, .D.C. - The sixth-ranked Georgetown University women's lacrosse team (8-3) looks to rebound from just its third loss of the season when the Hoyas host No. 4 Virginia (10-2) to the Hilltop on Wednesday, April 9 at the Multi-Sport Field. The first draw control is set for 3:30 p.m. Live stats along with live audio and video will be available at www.guhoyas.com with Chuck Timanus calling the action.
Series vs. Virginia ... Virginia leads the all-time series 7-2 but the Hoyas have won two of the last three meetings between the schools. Georgetown has a 1-2 record vs. the Cavaliers in home games.
The teams have met during every season since 2003.
News & Notes ...
-- Georgetown is coming off a tough 18-3 loss at No. 5 Syracuse on Saturday. The three GU goals was the fewest for the Hoyas since 2005.
-- The Hoyas are 12-3 under Coach Fried in games following a loss.
-- Georgetown is 6-2 in overtime games under Coach Fried.
-- The Blue and Gray ranks first nationally in strength of schedule according to www.laxpower.com. Virginia ranks third, trailing the Hoyas by percentage points.
-- Georgetown sophomore Ashby Kaestner has recorded at least one point in 13 straight games dating back to last season.
-- Virginia and Georgetown share three common opponents this season: Duke, William & Mary and Syracuse. UVA is 3-0 in those games while the Hoyas are 1-2 vs. the schools.
Scouting Virginia... Virginia's two losses have come on the road, at Princeton (8-7) and at Maryland (8-5).
Cavalier senior GK Kendall McBrearty ranks fourth in the nation in goals-against-average, yielding just 7.1 goals per game and ranks 10th in the land with a save percentage of .509.
Brittany Kalkstein leads the Cavaliers with 37 draws, ranks second on the team with 26 ground balls and ranks fourth on the team with 10 caused turnovers.