Women's Lacrosse

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

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

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

Albertus Magnus College 
Women's Lacrosse Weekly Preview

Albertus Magnus College (3-4, 0-3)
at
Emmanuel (Mass.) (1-5, 1-3)
Tues., April 3 • 7 p.m. • Roberto Clemente Field • New Haven, Conn.

Albertus Magnus College (3-4, 0-3)
at
Rivier (0-6, 0-4)
Sat., April 7 • 1 p.m. • Raider Field • Nashua, N.H.
 

A NEW WEEK
The Albertus Magnus College women's lacrosse team continues conference play this week with a pair of roads games at Emmanuel (Mass.) on Tuesday and Rivier on Saturday.

LAST WEEK RECAP
Game 5: Albertus Magnus 18 | Dean 6 - RECAP / BOX SCORE
Game 6: Purchase 18 | Albertus Magnus 3 - RECAP / BOX SCORE
Game 7: Simmons 22 | Albertus Magnus 6 - RECAP / BOX SCORE

ALL-TIME VS. EMMANUEL (MASS.)
The Saints lead the Falcons in the all-time series by a 4-0 edge.

LAST TIME VS. EMMANUEL (MASS.)
Game (4/1/17): Emmanuel 11 | Albertus Magnus 7 -RECAP/BOX SCORE

ALL-TIME VS. RIVIER
The Raiders lead the all-time series over the Falcons, 4-0.

LAST TIME VS. RIVIER
Game (4/1/17): Rivier 10 | Albertus Magnus 5 - RECAP/BOX SCORE

TOP FIVE POINT LEADERS

TEAM STATS

  • Goals per Game - 10.00
  • Shots per Game - 24.6
  • Shots on Goal Percentage - 79.1%
  • Draw Controls per Game - 11.29
  • Goals-Against Average - 13.00
  • Save Percentage - 39.3%

IN SEASON OPENERS

  • Albertus Magnus holds a 1-3 record in season openers.
  • Last season against Newbury, the Falcons recorded its program's first season opener win.

WELCOME BACK
Albertus Magnus returns 12 student-athletes – Grace VestroLexie FennAida SarrKorina ZelayaCourtney CacaceRobyn GrimshawAlex ChanKaitlin D'Agostino, Sabrina Pohlig and Sasha Byrd – from last year's squad.

NEWCOMERS
Albertus Magnus welcomes five new student-athletes – Michele GuerreraAlix HughesKatherin MartinezNathalie Rafael and Victoria Torres - to the squad this season.

WOMEN'S LACROSSE PICKED 10th IN GNAC PRESEASON POLL
Link: Complete GNAC Release

The Albertus Magnus College women's lacrosse team was picked to finish 10th in the 2018 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Preseason Poll. 

The Falcons, who are coming off a 4-9 campaign a year ago, earned 26 points to finish 13-points ahead 11th-place Saint Joseph's (Conn.). Johnson & Wales received seven of a possible 11 first-place votes to take the top spot with 111 points.

LAST YEAR RECAP

  • The Albertus Magnus College women's lacrosse team finished the 2017 season with an overall record of 4-10.
  • The Falcons ended the year ninth in the GNAC with a 1-8 mark in league action.
  • The four wins were a new program record for the Falcons as the team scored victories against Newbury, Daniel Webster, Bay Path and Saint Joseph's (Conn.).

YEAR-END HONORS

  • Former Falcon Carla Tapia(Bronx, N.Y.) was named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • Tapia, a defender, lands on the sportsmanship squad for the third time in her collegiate career. She started and anchored the Albertus Magnus backline in all 13 games. Tapia caused eight turnovers and collected a career-high 17 ground balls. She also added three draw controls.

WOMEN'S LACROSSE LANDS FIVE ON GNAC ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
The Albertus Magnus College women's lacrosse team had five student-athletes – Kiana White, Fekianne Charles, Lexie Fenn, Carla Tapia and Alex Chan - be named to the 2016-17 GNAC All-Academic Team for their work inside the classroom.

UP NEXT
The Falcons return to action next week against Lasell, Mitchell and Regis (Mass.)