A NEW DAY
The Albertus Magnus College women's lacrosse team looks to bounce back as the Falcons host Norwich University on Saturday afternoon at Celentano Field. Game time is set for noon.
LAST TIME OUT
FINAL SCORE: Emmanuel 11 | Albertus Magnus 7 – RECAP/BOX SCORE
HIGHLIGHT: Sophomore Aida Sarr (Bronx, N.Y.) led the offensive unit with a team-high four goal performance while Korina Zelaya (Trumbull, Conn.), Kaitlin Ellsworth (Tolland, Conn.) and Nikki Kern (Wallingford, Conn.) added a goal apiece.
GOALIE: Sophomore Lexie Fenn (Oakville, Conn.) earned her second loss of the season as well as totaled 15 saves on 26 shot attempts on goal.
ALL-TIME VS. NORWICH
Norwich leads the all-time series over Albertus Magnus, 3-0.
LAST YEAR VS. NORWICH
FINAL SCORE: Norwich 20 | Albertus Magnus 3 – RECAP/BOX SCORE
HIGHLIGHT: Miranda Jassil (North Branford, Conn.) paced the Falcons' attack with two goals, while Aida Sarr (Bronx, N.Y.) netted the other Falcon tally.
GOALIE: Lexie Fenn (Oakville, Conn.) turned aside 11 shots in a losing effort for the guests.
SOLID PLAY FROM FENN IN GOAL
Sophomore Lexie Fenn (Oakville, Conn.) currently leads the conference with a 60.3% save percentage as well as ranks third in goals against (31) and goals-against average (6.87).
- Courtney Cacace – 16
- Aida Sarr – 15
- Korina Zelaya – 13
- Nikki Kern – 10
- Kaitlyn Ellsworth / Kaitlin D'Agostino- 5
IN SEASON OPENERS
Albertus Magnus holds a 1-3 record in season openers.
Albertus Magnus has seven student-athletes returning from last year's team.
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.
- 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.
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
The Falcons return to action next week against Saint Joseph's (Conn.) and Mount Ida.