April 18, 2014
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University women's lacrosse squad (7-7, 4-1 BIG EAST) will host the Temple University Owls (6-8, 3-2 BIG EAST) on Saturday afternoon at Multi-Sport Field. The opening draw is scheduled for 2 p.m., and Georgetown will honor its seniors in a short ceremony prior to the starting lineups.
GU put together a big 13-2 victory over the Villanova University Wildcats Thursday afternoon at Multi-Sport Field.
Senior midfielder Courtney Caputo (Philadelphia, Pa./Springside School) led the way with three goals and an assist for her second-consecutive hat trick. Junior attacker Caroline Tarzian (Garden City, N.Y./Garden City) added two goals and two assists for the Blue & Gray.
Freshman goalkeeper Maddy Fisher (Ellicott City, Md./Mount Hebron) took the win in the net as the goalkeepers combined for six saves on the afternoon.
Georgetown outshot Villanova, 25-15, and had 13 draw controls to the Wildcats' four. The Hoyas had an 11-0 run to start the game, spanning the entire first half and into the second.
Earlier in the week, Caputo was named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll after a pair of impressive performances on the road.
Senior midfielder Kelyn Freedman (Newtown Square, Pa./Radnor) leads the squad in scoring with 36 points on 29 goals and seven 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 31 and 29 points, respectively. Tarzian has 22 goals and nine assists, while Etchison has tallied 17 goals and a team-best 12 assists.
Senior attacker Reilly Woodman (Alexandria, Va./St. Stephen's and St. Agnes) has pulled in a squad-best 40 draw controls, while Freedman and junior defender Adrianne Devine (Loudonville, N.Y./Shaker) have both posted 22 caused turnovers apiece.
Fisher has tallied 52 saves in 14 games played.
Temple jumped out to an early lead and never let Marquette tie the score, finishing with an 11-7 BIG EAST road win against the Golden Eagles on Thursday afternoon. Senior Jaymie Tabor led the Owls with three goals for a hat trick, her sixth of the season, while sophomore Nicole Tiernan scored twice and added an assist for Temple.
Temple had a strong afternoon off the draw, finishing with 13 draw controls to the Golden Eagles' six. Seven of the Owls' draws came from sophomore Maddie McTigue.
The win is the second conference victory in a row for the Owls, who are now tied for third place in the BIG EAST at 3-2, the Hoyas are in second.
Georgetown is 1-4 all-time against the Owls with all five meetings occurring in the 1990's. The Hoyas are 1-2 at home and fell in the last meeting on April 30, 1998 by a score of 11-8 in Washington, D.C.
The opening draw is scheduled for 2 p.m., at Multi-Sport Field. Live stats and a webcast will be available through www.GUHoyas.com.