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Game Preview: Women's Lacrosse vs. Endicott

Game Preview: Women's Lacrosse vs. Endicott

Women's Lacrosse vs. Endicott
Saturday, March 9 | 1 p.m.
MacDowell Field | Babson Park, Mass.

• Babson and Endicott will meet for the 15th time on Saturday afternoon in a series that dates back to 2004. The Beavers are 10-4 all-time against the Gulls and have won two out of the three last matchups between the programs.

• Babson rallied to cut a five-goal halftime deficit to one with less than 12 minutes to go before falling to Endicott, 11-10, on March 10, 2018, in Beverly, Mass.
• Senior Lexi Lenaghan scored four goals and added two assists, while Lyndsay Giroux '18 produced a pair of goals for the Beavers. Junior Jennifer Lacroix led all players with five goals, while senior Jackie Healy chipped in with two goals and two assists for the Gulls.

• Francesca Giovanucci '17 led all players with four goals and senior Charlotte O'Halloran finished with two assists to become the program's single-season leader as the Bevaers defeated Endicott, 11-10, on April 29, 2017, at MacDowell Field.
• Emily Bresnahan '17 scored three times and Katie McKenna '17, who notched the game-winning goal, won three draws for Babson. Emily Whitney, Lacroix and junior Meghan Dutchyshyn all scored three times for the Gulls.

• Endicott (0-1) is looking for its first win of the season after falling to Williams 9-7 in the season opener on Tuesday.
• Lacroix and Dutchyshyn led the Gulls with two goals apiece and senior Bella Rino made 14 saves for the Gulls, who won just three of 15 draws.
• Endicott returns 23 players in all and its top five scorers from a team that went 14-4 and captured its second consecutive CCC title last season.
• Lacroix (70-17-87), sophomore Alex Fitzgerald (36-24-60) and Dutchyshyn (48-11-59) combined to score 154 goals, sophomore Gabriella Prisco led the team with 82 draw controls and 30 caused turnovers, while Rino posted a 6.85 goals against average and a .564 save percentage in 17 starts.

• Babson (2-1) is coming off a dominating 17-6 win over No. 16 Bates on Wednesday evening at MacDowell Field.
• Lenaghan tied her career high with seven goals, while classmate Riley Buonagurio, sophomore Sara O'Connor and first-year Coco Creedon all scored twice for the Beavers, who built an 11-1 first-half lead.
• Lenaghan (13-4-17) in leading the NEWMAC in points, sophomore Georgia Salvatore (5-3-8) has recorded a pair of multi-point games, and junior Taylor Herrmann (2-5-7) leads the teams with seven ground balls and four caused turnovers.
• Sophomore Isabelle Lent has collected a team-high 13 draws and classmate Cricket Fligor has posted a 9.33 goals against average and a .472 save percentage in three starts.

• The Green and White finished with a 20-5 edge in draw controls on Wednesday against Bates, led by a career-high eight from sophomore Juliana McGuire. Lent also won seven draws as the Beavers collected 14-of-16 as a team in the opening half.

• With 11 stops against Bates on Wednesday, Fligor has now made double-digit saves in four of her last six starts going back to last season.

• Lenaghan's nine-point performance on Wednesday was the third highest total of her career. She put up 11 on seven goals and four assists in a 19-4 win over Smith on April 7, 2018, and finished with 10 on six goals and four helpers in a 21-9 rout of the University of New England on March 15, 2018.
• She has registered 10 consecutive multi-goal games and has scored at least three markers nine times during this stretch.

• Six of the last nine games between Babson and Endicott have been decided by two goals or less.