Lacrosse Back in Action At Longwood on Saturday
Colonials Visit Lancers at 1 p.m.
|George Washington Colonials vs. Longwood Lancers|
|WHEN||Saturday, February 18|
|WHERE||Longwood | Farmville, Va.|
OPENING DRAW: The George Washington lacrosse team will hit the road for the first time this season when it visits Longwood on Saturday at 1 p.m. in Farmville, Virginia.
LAST TIME OUT: GW (0-2) dropped its second game of the season to Georgetown, 16-5, on Wednesday afternoon at the GW Lacrosse Field on the Mount Vernon Campus. Junior Jocelyn Donohue paced the Colonials offense with three goals and one assist, while senior Michaela Lynch scored a pair of goals and snagged three ground balls.
ON THE ATTACK: Donohue leads the Colonials in the scoring column with seven goals and two assists. The junior attacker found the back of the net four times in the season opener against Monmouth and three more times against Georgetown to register the fifth and sixth hat tricks of her career.
FRESHMAN ON THE FRONT LINE: Freshmen Caroline Kiernan, Katie Quinn, Posie Paoletta, and Caroline Esmond all earned starts in their collegiate debut. Kiernan and Quinn made an immediate offensive impact, both earning two goals in the season opener against Monmouth, while Paoletta and Esmond played key minutes on the defensive end.
BETWEEN THE PIPES: Junior keeper Adele Wise boasts a .396 save percentage after representing the Colonials in the crease for both games this season. Wise made nine saves against Monmouth and stopped 12 shots on Wednesday against Georgetown.
SCOUTING LONGWOOD: The Lancers (0-2) dropped their second game of the season to Lafayette in an 18-3 decision. Longwood was without starting defender Hollyn Royster, who picked up a ground ball and won two draw controls for the blue and white in their season-opener against Navy.
SERIES HISTORY: The Colonials will meet the Lancers for the first time since 2005, when GW edged Longwood 11-10. GW holds a 2-0 advantage on the series.
LOOK AHEAD: GW will return home on Saturday, Feb. 25 to host UMBC at 1 p.m. at the GW Lacrosse Field on the Mouth Vernon Campus.
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