Women's Lacrosse

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

Women's Lacrosse Weekly Preview: Bay Path and Emmanuel (Mass.)

Women's Lacrosse Weekly Preview: Bay Path and Emmanuel (Mass.)

Albertus Magnus College 
Women's Lacrosse Weekly Preview

Albertus Magnus College (2-1, 0-1)
vs.
Bay Path (1-1)
March 27 • 5 p.m. • New Haven, Conn.
Links: LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO 


Albertus Magnus College (2-1, 0-1)
vs.
Emmanuel (Mass.) (0-5, 0-1)
April 1 • 11 a.m. • New Haven, Conn.
Links: LIVE STATS | LIVE VIDEO


A NEW YEAR
The Albertus Magnus College women's lacrosse team looks to bounce back as the Falcons host two games this week against Bay Path and Emmanuel (Mass.). The Falcons will take on the Wildcats on Monday evening at 5 p.m. before wrapping up the week with a GNAC showdown against the Saints on Saturday morning at 11 a.m.

LAST WEEK RECAP
March 21 - Albertus Magnus 21 | Newbury 2 - RECAP/BOX SCORE
March 23 - Albertus Maguns 17 | Daniel Webster 2 - RECAP/BOX SCORE
March 25 - Simmons 11 | Albertus Magnus 2  - RECAP/BOX SCORE

ALL-TIME VS. BAY PATH
Albertus Magnus leads the all-time series over Bay Path 3-0.

LAST YEAR VS. BAY PATH
FINAL SCORE: Albertus Magnus 12 | Bay Path 10 – RECAP/BOXSCORE
HIGHLIGHT: Aida Sarr (Bronx, N.Y.) and Jenny Luna (Brentwood, N.Y.) both scored four goals apiece while goalkeeper Lexie Fenn (Oakville, Conn.) stopped seven shots to earn her first career win.

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

LAST YEAR VS. EMMANUEL
FINAL SCORE: Emmanuel 19 | Albertus Magnus 0 – RECAP/BOXSCORE
HIGHLIGHT: Miranda Jassil (North Branford, Conn.) had a team-high three shots to go along with two caused turnovers and three ground balls. In net, Lexie Fenn (Oakville, Conn.) turned aside eight shots in a losing effort for the Falcons.

GOAL LEADERS

  1. Courtney Cacace – 9g
  2. Nikki Kern – 8g
  3. Aida Sarr – 6g
  4. Korina Zelaya – 6g
  5. Alex Chan / Kaitlin D'Agostino- 4

ASSIST LEADERS

  1. Nikki Kern – 3a
  2. Courtney Cacace – 2a
  3. Kaitlyn Ellsworth – 2a
  4. Alex Chan – 1a
  5. Aida Sarr – 1a

GOALKEEPER

IN SEASON OPENERS
Albertus Magnus holds a 1-3 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, Fenn 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 at Norwich.