Women's Lacrosse

2019 RECORD: 6-11; GNAC 3-8 / ALL-GNAC PLAYERS: 1

Women's Lacrosse Weekly Preview: Newbury, Daniel Webster and Simmons

Women's Lacrosse Weekly Preview: Newbury, Daniel Webster and Simmons

Albertus Magnus College 
Women's Lacrosse Weekly Preview

Albertus Magnus College (0-0)
vs.
Newbury College (0-3)
March 21 • 5 p.m. • New Haven, Conn.
Links: LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO

Albertus Magnus College (0-0)
vs.
Daniel Webster (0-0)
March 23 • 3:30 p.m. • Nashua, N.H. (@ Rivier University)
Links: N/A

Albertus Magnus College (0-0)
vs.
Simmons (2-3)
March 25  • 4 p.m
• New Haven, Conn.
Links: LIVE STATS
 | LIVE VIDEO

A NEW YEAR
The Albertus Magnus College women's lacrosse team looks to open 2017 on a high note as the Falcons welcome Newbury College to Celentano Field for a Tuesday evening non-conference clash. Then, the Falcons will travel to Nashua, N.H. on Thursday for a 3:30 p.m. game against Daniel Webster and will wrap up the week at home against Simmons College on Saturday evening at 4 p.m.

ALL-TIME VS. NEWBURY
This is the first all-time meeting between the schools.

ALL-TIME VS. DANIEL WEBSTER
Daniel Webster leads the all-time series over Albertus Magnus, 1-0.

LAST YEAR VS. DANIEL WEBSTER
FINAL SCORE: Daniel Webster 13 | Albertus Magnus 5 – RECAP/BOXSCORE
HIGHLIGHT: Miranda Jassil (North Branford, Conn.) paced the Albertus Magnus attack with three goals, while Aida Sarr (Bronx, N.Y.) and Carla Tapia (Bronx, N.Y.) both chipped in one marker apiece for the Falcons.

ALL-TIME VS. SIMMONS
Simmons holds a 3-0 edge over Albertus Magnus in the all-time series. 

LAST YEAR VS. SIMMONS
FINAL SCORE: Simmons 22 | Albertus Magnus 2 – RECAP/BOXSCORE
HIGHLIGHT: Miranda Jassil (North Branford, Conn.) tallied a goal and assisted on another for Albertus Magnus to go with two ground balls and a caused turnover, while Jenny Luna (Brentwood, N.Y.) found the back of the net as well for the Falcons.

IN SEASON OPENERS
Albertus Magnus holds a 0-3 record in season openers.

WELCOME BACK
Albertus Magnus has seven student-athletes returning from last year's team. 

NEWCOMERS
Albertus Magnus welcomes 10 new student-athletes to the squad this season.

WOMEN'S LACROSSE PICKED 10th IN GNAC PRESEASON POLL
The Albertus Magnus College women's lacrosse team was picked to finish 10th in the 2017 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Preseason Poll. 

LAST YEAR RECAP

  • Heading into the fourth season in program history, Albertus Magnus is coming off a 1-12 campaign in which the Falcons scored a 12-10 home victory against Bay Path.
  • Last season, the Falcons scored seven or more goals in a game four times, including twice in conference play.

STANDOUTS

  • Aida Sarr (Bronx, N.Y.) had a breakout season as she led the team in goals (20), points (22), free-position goals (6) and shots (54). She became just the fourth player in school history to score 20 or more goals in a season and 22 points were the third-highest mark in program history.
  • Miranda Jassil (North Branford, Conn.) ended an historic career with 16 markers and a team-high three helpers. She leaves Albertus Magnus as the program's all-time leader in points (63), goals (47), assists (16), shots (105), free-position goals (10), groundballs (65) and caused turnovers (28).
  • In the cage, Lexie Fenn (Oakville, Conn.) amassed an 18.33 goals-against average while making 137 saves and recording a .384 save percentage.

AWARD WINNERS

  • Following the season, Carla Tapia (Bronx, N.Y.) represented the squad on the GNAC All-Sportsmanship Team. She earned the league-wide distinction for the second time in her collegiate career after starting in all 13 games for the Falcons in 2016.

UP NEXT
The Falcons return to action next week against Bay Path and Emmanuel (Mass.).