Women’s Lacrosse Closes Out Home Stand Against Army on Saturday

Women’s Lacrosse Closes Out Home Stand Against Army on Saturday

MOUNT ST. MARY'S (1-1) vs. ARMY (2-1)
Saturday, February 24 | 12 p.m.
Emmitsburg, Md. | Waldron Family Stadium
LIVE STATS

MOUNT UPDATE
Mount St. Mary's is set for its third straight home game to open the 2018 campaign, taking on Army in the first-ever matchup between the two teams on Saturday at 12 p.m. at Waldron Family Stadium.

The Mountaineers posted a 12-8 victory over Manhattan in the season opener last Saturday, scoring four goals in the final 2:52 of the contest, including Taylor Carhart's game-winner off a feed from Carly Miller. On Wednesday against UMBC, the Mount erased a five-goal deficit in the second half, but Sara Moeller's tally with just 35 seconds remaining lifted UMBC to a 9-8 victory, dropping the Mount to 1-1 on the year.

Miller has tallied multi-goal performances in each of the opening two contests, including a five-point (4g, 1a) effort against Manhattan that earned her Northeast Conference Player of the Week honors. Beanie Colson was named the league's Rookie of the Week following her four-point (3g, 1a) performance vs. Manhattan that included a game-high nine draw controls.

TEAM LEADERS
Goals: Miller (6), Colson (3), Kinsella (3), Pagnotta (3)
Assists: Colson (3), Miller (2), Four players tied (1)
Points: Miller (8), Colson (6), Three players tied (3)
Ground balls: Petito (7), Ridenour (5), Davis (4)
Draw controls: Colson (16), Hurlburt (4), Davis (3)
Caused Turnovers: Davis (4), Hurlburt (3), Petito (3)
Save Pct: Petito (.553)

SCOUTING ARMY
Army owns a 2-1 record this season with wins over Monmouth (12-9) and Northeast Conference member Central Connecticut (21-4). The Black Knights' 21 goals against CCSU last time out set a new program record as they went wire-to-wire for the win after opening a 15-1 lead at the halftime break. On the year, Maddie Miller and Rachel Hornick are tied for the team-lead with 11 points (5g, 6a) each. Maddie Burns has started all three games in goal, posting a .368 save percentage and 9.60 goals against average.

LOOKING AHEAD
The Mount hits the road for its first game outside of Emmitsburg this season on Wednesday, February 28 at Presbyterian at 3 p.m.