April 25, 2014
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University women's lacrosse squad (8-7, 5-1 BIG EAST) will close out the regular season at the University of Cincinnati (6-10, 0-6 BIG EAST) on Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. Georgetown has already clinched the second seed in the BIG EAST Tournament which will be held May 1 and 3 in Washington, D.C., at Multi-Sport Field.
On Thursday, women's lacrosse put together a big 13-2 victory over the Villanova University Wildcats at home.
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.
On Saturday, the Hoyas tallied a 13-6 victory over the Temple Owls. Additionally, Georgetown Head Coach Ricky Fried became the winningest coach in program history with 114 victories in 10 seasons on the Hilltop.
Sophomore attacker Corinne Etchison (Eldersburg, Md./McDonogh School) led the way tying her career high with four goals and one assist. After scoring her first two goals of the season in the game prior, sophomore midfielder Kristen Bandos (Bryn Mawr, Pa./Academy of Notre Dame of Namur) doubled that with four goals on the afternoon.
Senior defender Adrianne Devine (Loudonville, N.Y./Shaker) led the defense with four caused turnovers and five ground balls, while sophomore midfielder Kelsey Perselay (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) had six draw controls in the contest. Senior goalkeeper Barb Black (Ruxton, Md./St. Paul's School for Girls) took the win in the cage with three saves, while Fisher added five saves for the game.
Georgetown outshot Temple, 31-20, and had 13 draw controls to TU's eight.
Etchison was named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll on Tuesday. She had five goals and three assists for the week.
Senior midfielder Kelyn Freedman (Newtown Square, Pa./Radnor) leads the squad in scoring with 36 points on 29 goals and seven assists. Etchison is second, and Tarzian is third with 34 and 33 points, respectively. Etchison has 21 goals and a squad-high 13 assists, while Tarzian has tallied 22 goals and a team-best 11 assists.
Senior attacker Reilly Woodman (Alexandria, Va./St. Stephen's and St. Agnes) has pulled in a squad-best 40 draw controls, while Devine has posted 26 caused turnovers.
Fisher has tallied 57 saves in 15 games played.
Cincinnati dropped a 17-6 decision to the University of Connecticut on Saturday afternoon at the Sheakley Athletics Center. The Bearcats got a pair of goals each from Courtney Curtis and Michelle Platz, while Dani Tunnell registered a goal and an assist.
Kelsey Conway had a pair of helpers, while Sarah Del Bene scored a goal and Ashley Helmrath contributed an assist.
Georgetown is 5-0 all-time against the Bearcats with all five meetings occurring in BIG EAST Conference play. The Hoyas won 21-3 last season at Multi-Sport Field and 22-4 in the last meeting on the road on April 5, 2012.
The opening draw is scheduled for 2 p.m. Live stats and a webcast will be available through www.GUHoyas.com.