Seniors combined for six goals against nationally ranked Tigers
Colonials to honor seven seniors Saturday before facing Tigers
Alana Ponce tied the school record with eight goals against Gannon
Colonials began practice Tuesday in preparation for Feb. 10 season opener
McGeoy and Hallahan recognized for the third consecutive year
Enters 2018 season ranked second on GW's all-time steals list with 188 and second on the program's career field blocks list with 43.
Moved into second place on GW's all-time steals list with 47, which ranked third among Colonials...Paced Colonials with 15 field blocks, tied for the fourth highest total in program history...Also posted 24 goals and 16 assists to rank fourth on the team with 40 points. All three of those totals represented career highs...Posted three goals, two assists and four steals in the season-opening win over Mercyhurst (2/10)...Set a season-high with seven steals, and added a goal and an assist, in a win over St. Francis (Pa.) (2/17)...Set a career-high with six points via three goals and three assists and chipped in four steals in a win over Grove City (2/18)...Had a goal, two assists and four steals in a win over Siena (2/19)...Set career high with four goals in a win over VMI (3/10)...Scored three times in a win over Redlands (3/16)...Scored her final goal of the season in the CWPA Championship against Indiana (4/29).
Led GW with 62 steals, tied for the sixth-highest single-season total in program history ... Also posted a team-best 10 field blocks, the eighth-most ever by a Colonial in a season ... Tallied 25 points on 14 goals and 11 assists ... Added six ejections drawn on the year ... Took 37 shots and posted a .378 shooting percentage, second-best on the team ... Recorded three steals and an assist the against VMI at the season-opening Bison Invite (Feb. 28) ... Scored a career-high five points on two goals and a career-best three assists while adding three steals and an ejection drawn at VMI (March 1) ... Also had a goal and three steals against VMI at home two days later (March 3) ... Recorded a goal, three steals and a field block at No. 5 Michigan at the Wolverine Invite (March 6) ... Matched her career-high with three field blocks - tied for the second-highest single-game total in program history - and added three steals and an assist against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at the Lancer Invite (March 11) ... Equaled her career best with three assists and added two steals in a 10-8 win over No. 22 Iona (March 12) ... Also had three steals against both La Verne and No. 22 Cal Baptist later that day ... Named CWPA Division I/II Defensive Player of the Week on March 16 after totaling 11 steals, three field blocks and four assists at the Lancer Invite ... Recorded three points (1g, 2a), three steals and two ejections drawn against No. 21 Hartwick (April 9) ... Registered a goal, four steals and two field blocks at St. Francis-Brooklyn (April 15) ... Tallied three steals, a goal and a field block against No. 13 Indiana, then followed with eight steals, matching her own program record, at No. 15 Princeton (April 16) ... Also had three steals against No. 6 Michigan the next day (April 17) ... Recorded a goal and five steals at No. 18 Harvard at the CWPA Championship (April 30) ... Recognized on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List ... An Emerging Leader in GW's Student-Athlete Leadership Academy.
Ranked second on the team with 79 steals in her rookie campaign, the fourth-highest single-season total in program history ... Also ranked second with 18 blocks, tied for the second-highest single-season total ever by a Colonial ... Scored 11 goals and added seven assists for 18 points to go with a pair of ejections drawn ... Scored twice and added a pair of steals in her collegiate debut against Bucknell at the Bison Invite (Feb. 14) ... Tallied four steals and three field blocks against Siena at the Villanova Invite (Feb. 21) ... Recorded two goals and two steals against Hartwick (Feb. 28) ... Followed with five steals against Bucknell later that day ... Had a pair of goals and steals against Occidental at the Convergence Tournament (March 6) ... Recorded five steals at Cal Baptist (March 10) ... Matched a program single-game record with eight steals at Cal Lutheran (March 11) ... Had six steals against Connecticut College earlier in the day ... Named CWPA Division I/II Defensive Player of the Week for the week of March 9-15 ... Combined for seven steals in two games against Mercyhurst and No. 12 Princeton on the first day of the CWPA Championship (April 24) ... Tallied three steals and three field blocks against Connecticut College the next day (April 25).
Led Saint Francis to three straight WCAL championships (2011-13) and back-to-back CCS titles (2012-13) ... Earned honorable mention All-Daily News as a junior ... Scholar-Athlete ... Member of the National Honors Society.
Margaret Lynn Ball ... Born Jan. 27, 1996 in Los Gatos, California ... Daughter of Lynn and Frederick Ball ... Has two younger sisters, Aaron and Elizabeth ... Majoring in Criminal Justice.
|Goals||4||vs. VMI (3/10/17)|
|Assists||3||3x, Last vs.Grove City (2/18/17)|
|Points||6||vs. Grove City (2/18/17)|
|Steals||8*||2x, Last at #15 Princeton (4/16/16)|
|Blocks||3||3x, Last vs.Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (3/11/16)|
|Ejections Drawn||2||vs. #21 Hartwick (4/9/16)||*-GW Record|
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