Lacrosse Closes Out 2013 Campaign With BBQ Bash And Senior Day|
April 25, 2013
Immediately following the game against Villanova, the lacrosse team, in conjunction with UCATS, will host its inaugural BBQ Bash. A silent auction and raffle will be held at the Bash, along with several baskets available for purchase. All proceeds from the Bash benefit UC women’s lacrosse team.
Prior to Sunday’s game, UC lacrosse will recognize its six seniors for their dedication to the program: Maddie Fink (Alpharetta, Ga./Chattahoochee), Katie Kiriazoglou (Abingdon, Md./John Carroll), Marissa Pierson (Sykesville, Md./Century), Adrianna Piontek (Mason, Ohio/Mason), Kylie Ramsland (Catonsville, Md./Chapelgate Christian Academy) and Katelyn Wettig (Street, Md./North Harford).
Over their careers, these six seniors accounted for 198 goals, 90 assists, 229 ground balls, 91 caused turnovers and 138 draw controls. This year, they have helped UC to a 6-8 overall record, the most wins for the Bearcats since the 2009 season when UC went 7-10.
-Villanova leads the all-time series 3-1. UC and Nova last played on April 13, 2012 in Villanova, Pa. and the Wildcats defeated the Bearcats 17-10. UC’s win against Nova came on March 8, 2009 in an 11-10 victory inside Nippert Stadium.
-Rutgers leads the all-time series 4-0. In their last meeting, the Scarlet Knights defeated the Bearcats 13-10 in Piscataway, N.J. on April 15, 2012.
LAST TIME OUT
Freshman goalkeeper Meg Gulmi (Syosset, N.Y./Syosset) recorded a career-high 16 saves as the University of Cincinnati women's lacrosse team (6-8, 0-6) fell 18-10 to the University of Louisville Cardinals (9-6, 1-5). Bell led the Bearcats with three goals and a game-high six draw controls; Curtis also ended the game with three goals. Young had a game-high four ground ball pickups. As a team, UC had 23 shots and caused seven UofL turnovers.
SCOUTING THE WILDCATS
-Villanova is 5-9 overall and 0-6 in the BIG EAST Conference.
-The Wildcats most recently dropped a 6-5 decision to No. 8 Georgetown at home.
-The Wildcats average 9.93 goals per game, while giving up 10.50 goals per game. They have scored a total of 139 goals on the season to their opponents’ 147 goals.
-Nova is led offensively by Jackie Froccaro, who has scored 35 goals, while Jessica Mucci has amassed a team-high 46 points, including 12 goals and 34 assists. Maria Bowman follows with 22 goals and 10 assists.
SCOUTING THE SCARLET KNIGHTS
-Rutgers is 9-6 overall and 1-5 in the BIG EAST.
-In their last game, the Scarlet Knights fell to No. 13 Loyola (Md.), 10-4, at RU.
-Katrina Martinelli leads the RU attack with 42 points, having scored 33 goals and recorded nine assists. Megan Clements follows with 20 goals.
-Jenny Vlahos has amassed 43 draw controls and 16 caused turnovers. She also has 20 ground balls.
BEARCATS STAT PACK
-Freshman goalkeeper Meg Gulmi (Syosset, N.Y./Syosset) leads the BIG EAST in saves per game, averaging 8.57 stops. She has made 120 saves on the season. In the Bearcats contest against Louisville, Gulmi recorded a career-high 16 saves, which also set the season-high for the BIG EAST and is tied for eighth all-time for team saves in a single game and ties for seventh all-time for saves by an individual in a single game.
-Kylie Ramsland (Catonsville, Md./Chapelgate Christian Academy) ranks third in the conference for draw controls per game with 3.71 and leads the team with 52 total draw controls. Megan Bell (Baltimore, Md./Hereford) follows with 49 draw controls.
-Bell leads the Bearcats with 26 goals, followed by Ramsland with 23 and Taylor Young (Cincinnati, Ohio/Sycamore) with 22.
-Four Bearcats have recorded double digits in caused turnovers this season. Bell and Young each have 17 caused turnovers, while Ally Van Sloun (Davidsonville, Md./South River) and Kelsey Conway (Laurel, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel) have 16 and 10, respectively.