River Hawks Head to Boston University For First Road Tilt
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LOWELL, Mass. – The UMass Lowell women’s lacrosse team will head to Boston for its first road tilt of the season on Saturday, February 25, for a 1 p.m. matinee at Boston University.
River Hawk Rewind
UMass Lowell (0-1) was recently clipped by Dartmouth (1-0), 11-9, last weekend in the squads’ season opener at Wicked Blue Field. Attacker Jane Dudley (Duxbury, Mass.) and midfielder Kendyl Finelli (Southborough, Mass.) paced the offense with three points apiece, while the team collectively tied a program-high six assists in the outing.
Leading The Flock
Offensively, Jane Dudley and Kendyl Finelli are leading the team with three points apiece. Dudley is posting a team-best three goals from the front line, while Finelli is dishing out a team-high three assists thus fur. So far this season, UMass Lowell has recorded eight different point scorers, five of which have found the back of the net at least once this year. Goalkeeper Courtney Barrett (South Burlington, Vt.) is first on the team with four groundballs, while defenseman Megan Albertsen (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) is leading the way with two caused turnovers. Between the pipes, Barrett has denied 11 shots, while boasting a .500 goals against average.
Scouting Boston University
The Terriers are currently 0-1 after falling to No. 13/17 Boston College, 13-11, on Feb. 15. Elisabeth Jayne and Avery Donahoe are tallying three goals apiece, while Jayne’s five points are leading the team. Jayne is also scooping up a team-best two groundballs, while Donahoe sits second in both points (4) and draw controls (2). In net, Caroline Meegan has stopped 17 shots, while posting a .567 goals against average.
Sharing is Caring
On Saturday, Feb. 18, the River Hawks notched assists on six of the team’s nine goals against Dartmouth. The six helpers tied a program record for UMass Lowell, which was matched twice last season.
Saturday’s match marks the first meeting between the two squads in the sport of women’s lacrosse.