Colonials down VMI, St. Francis to open GW Invite
Colonials Take Eighth at CWPA Championship
Colonials to Face Brown for Seventh Place on Sunday Morning
Colonials to Face Harvard or Connecticut College on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Eighth-Seeded Colonials Face No. 9 Connecticut College in First Round on Friday
George Washington v Siena
Enters the season ranked second all-time at GW with 28 career field blocks and ninth with 141 career steals.
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 ... Intends to major in criminal justice.
|Goals||2||4x, Last at VMI (3/1/16)|
|Assists||3||2x, Last vs. #22 Iona (3/11/16)|
|Points||5||at VMI (3/1/16)|
|Shots||4||vs. #13 Indiana (4/16/16)|
|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)|
|Ejection Goals||2||at VMI (3/1/16)|
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