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The Last Meeting
April 30, 2012
CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati lacrosse team will play host to its inaugural game at the Sheakley Athletics Center Friday, March 29 when it battles the University of Detroit Mercy Titans at 7 p.m. ET.
In celebration of its first competition at Sheakley, UC invites patrons to the Bearcats Fan Zone from 6-7 p.m. on the SAC concourse. The fan zone includes face painting, sign making, games and inflatables. In addition, the first 200 fans will receive a commemorative Sheakley Athletics Center hat and 2013 lacrosse schedule poster.
The Bearcats (4-4) are off to their best home start in program history, having won their first three home contests.
THE BEARCATS-TITANS SERIES
Cincinnati leads the all-time series 3-1. The Bearcats lead 1-0 in Cincinnati and 1-0 at neutral sites. The series is tied 1-1 in games played at Detroit.
Last Meeting: The Bearcats and Titans last met in Detroit on April 30, 2012. The Titans escaped with a 14-11 win, despite a late comeback by the Bearcats.
THE LAST TIME OUT
The University of Cincinnati women’s lacrosse team (4-4, 0-2) lost a 19-0 decision to No. 16 Loyola (Md.) in BIG EAST play Sunday. Loyola’s Joanna Dalton scored a game-high four goals on four shots. Marlee Patton added three goals, while eight other Greyhounds chipped in 12 goals.
The Bearcats caused 10 turnovers, picked up 15 ground balls and controlled 5 draws.
In their BIG EAST opener on March 22, UC fell 21-3 to the No. 8 Georgetown Hoyas. Georgetown scored 19 unanswered goals, including 12 in the first half, to defeat the Bearcats. The Hoyas outshot the Bearcats 36-5 and saw 13 different players score. Bell, Curtis and Young scored one goal each, while Ramsland had two assists for UC. The Bearcats grabbed 10 ground balls to GU’s 11 and forced five turnovers.
SCOUTING THE TITANS
-The Titans have lost three one-goal games on the season and have dropped a pair of two-goal games.
-Detroit fell in one-goal games at Marquette (3/3) and then in back-to-back games by the same 14-13 score at home against Campbell (3/16) and then Friday at Coastal Carolina.
-UDM also played it’s first-ever overtime game back on March 7 in a 9-7 home loss to Niagara and then recently fell by two goals at Winthrop on Sunday.
-Junior attacker Erin Campbell leads the Titans with 23 points on the season, including 15 goals, scoring 11 in the last four contests.
-Titan goalkeeper Lexie McCormick is tied for the nation’s lead in total saves (103) with Liz Shaeffer of Southern California while McCormick is also No. 1 in saves per game (10.3).
-Five Titans have at least 10 goals this season and seven have at least seven through the team’s first 10 games.
-The Titans will officially begin Atlantic Sun Conference play with their next contest on Sunday, April 7 with a game against HowardPULLING RANK
-Cincinnati’s Kylie Ramsland
is ranked No. 23 in the nation and third in the BIG EAST for draw controls, grabbing 33 in eight games for a 4.12 average.
-Cincinnati’s 22 goals against Presbyterian is tied for No. 10 in the nation for team goals in a single game
-UC is shooting .500 this season, third-best in the BIG EAST Conference.
-With 8.25 saves per game, UC is No. 2 in the conference. Freshman goalkeeper Meg Gulmi
sits atop the BIG EAST, averaging 7.62 saves per contest.