April 16, 2014
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University women's lacrosse squad (6-7, 3-1 BIG EAST) will host the Villanova University Wildcats (7-6, 2-2 BIG EAST) on Thursday afternoon at Multi-Sport Field. The opening draw is scheduled for 2 p.m., as Georgetown continues BIG EAST Conference play.
Women's lacrosse held on for another one-goal victory Friday afternoon as the Hoyas defeated the University of Connecticut Huskies, 11-10, in Storrs, Conn.
Senior midfielder Kelyn Freedman (Newtown Square, Pa./Radnor) led the way once again with three goals and an assist for four points as well as three caused turnovers and a draw control. Freshman attacker Colleen Lovett (Wantagh, N.Y./Wantagh) managed the hat trick as well, while senior midfielder Courtney Caputo (Philadelphia, Pa./Springside School) posted a pair of goals. Senior attacker Reilly Woodman (Alexandria, Va./St. Stephen's and St. Agnes) had six draw controls and freshman goalkeeper Maddy Fisher (Ellicott City, Md./Mount Hebron) took the win in the cage with seven saves on the afternoon.
Georgetown had a big first half to down the Rutgers University Scarlet Knights, 15-10, Sunday afternoon in Piscataway, N.J.
Senior attacker Meghan Farrell (Bethesda, Md./Georgetown Visitation), Caputo and Woodman all posted hat tricks, while Farrell added a pair of assists for five points in the contest. Nine different Hoyas found the back of the cage on Sunday. Junior defender Adrianne Devine (Loudonville, N.Y./Shaker) led the squad with six draw controls and Fisher took the win in goal with seven saves on the afternoon.
The Hoyas outshot the Scarlet Knights, 33-23, and held the slight 14-13 advantage on draw controls. The defense forced 16 Rutgers turnovers in the contest.
For her efforts, Caputo was named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll on Tuesday.
Freedman leads the squad in scoring with 35 points on 29 goals and six assists. Junior attacker Caroline Tarzian (Garden City, N.Y./Garden City) is second, and sophomore attacker Corinne Etchison (Eldersburg, Md./McDonogh School) is third with 27 and 26 points, respectively. Tarzian has 20 goals and seven assists, while Etchison has tallied 16 goals and a team-best 10 assists.
Woodman has pulled in a squad-best 38 draw controls, while Freedman has posted 21 caused turnovers.
Fisher has tallied 48 saves in 13 games played.
The Wildcats fell to No. 18 Louisville, 16-9, on Sunday. Sophomore attacker Kelsey Denihan and senior attacker Ali Judge each scored twice in the contest. Sophomore defender Mackenzie Cietek notched four draw controls while sophomore goalkeeper Jaclyn Fraum and sophomore midfielder Chelsey Henderson each picked up three ground balls.
Fraum and senior Julia Todd split time in net, with Fraum making six saves and Todd making five.
Georgetown is 11-5 against the Wildcats and 6-3 on the road. Last season, GU won, 6-5, in Pennsylvania as Tarzian led the way with two goals to her credit.
The opening draw is scheduled for 2 p.m., at Multi-Sport Field. Live stats and a new and improved webcast will be available through www.GUHoyas.com.