GW Lacrosse Hosts No. 17/14 Johns Hopkins on Saturday
Colonials Look to Defend Unblemished Home Record Against Blue Jays
March 7, 2014
WASHINGTON – The George Washington lacrosse team will face its second straight nationally ranked opponent when it welcomes No. 17/14 Johns Hopkins to the GW Lacrosse Field on the Mount Vernon Campus on Saturday for a 1 p.m. matchup.
GW (3-2) opens a three-game homestand on Saturday and looks to remain unbeaten on its own turf after topping Howard (24-7), Liberty (21-10) and Davidson (8-7) to open the season. The squad has outscored its opponents, 53-24, at the GW Lacrosse Field and has outshot its visitors on average, 34.0-18.7, while limiting them to a .429 shot percentage.
The Colonials look to rebound following a 14-8 loss at No. 20/13 Navy on Wednesday evening. GW was led in scoring against the Midshipmen by sophomore Olivia Boudreau, who registered a goal and two assists, in addition to a career-high two goals from sophomore Julia Lawson and two tallies from junior Allie Rash.
Reigning Atlantic 10 Player of the Week Jamie Bumgardner (11g, 17a) paces GW in scoring with 28 points on the season while Rash (9g, 2a) and classmate Rachel Mia (10g) follow with 11 and 10 points, respectively. Junior defender Jenn Seitz has won a team-high 19 draw controls this year while Lawson, the A-10 Defensive Player of the Week, has picked up a team-high 13 ground balls and recorded a team-best eight caused turnovers.
Johns Hopkins (6-0), ranked No. 17 in the IWLCA Coaches Poll and No. 14 in the Brine Media Poll, puts its unbeaten record on the line when it comes to the district on Saturday after defeating No. 11/15 Towson, 12-8, on Wednesday. Taylor D’Amore (20g, 15a, 18dc), Dene’ Dimartino (17g, 1a, 13dc) and Sammy Cermack (12g, 5a, 14dc) lead the Blue Jays’ offense with 35, 18 and 17 points, respectively. Goalkeeper KC Emerson owns a 5.54 goals-against average and has set aside 18 shots for a .439 save percentage.
Lacrosse Edged by VCU, 15-13
The George Washington lacrosse team was within two of VCU with three minutes remaining, but the Colonials could not complete the comeback, falling to the...
Lacrosse Hosts VCU for Senior Day on Saturday
The George Washington Lacrosse team continues conference play on Thursday when they head to Fairfax, Virginia to take on Revolutionary Rival George Mason at ...
Lacrosse Topped by George Mason, 11-9
Despite a four-goal performance from senior Michaela Lynch, the George Washington lacrosse team dropped a close one to George Mason, 11-9, Thursday night at ...
Lacrosse Drops Close Offensive Battle at La Salle, 13-11
The George Washington Lacrosse team held a one goal lead going into the second half, but eventually fell to Atlantic 10 rival La Salle, 13-11, on Sunday...
Lacrosse Falls to Richmond, 17-6
The George Washington lacrosse team dropped an Atlantic 10 game to the Richmond Spiders, 17-6, Friday afternoon at the GW Lacrosse Field.
Lacrosse Returns Home to Host Richmond on Friday
The George Washington lacrosse team will face a pair of A-10 contests this weekend. The Colonials host Richmond on Friday at 4 p.m. at the GW Lacrosse Field ...
Lacrosse Drops 14-11 Decision at Davidson
The George Washington Lacrosse team dropped a 14-11 decision to Atlantic 10 foe Davidson on Sunday afternoon at Richardson Stadium.
Lacrosse Edges St. Bonaventure in A-10 Opener, 10-9
On a rainy afternoon at the GW Lacrosse Field on the Mount Vernon Campus, the George Washington Lacrosse team edged St. Bonaventure, 10-9, to open Atlantic...