Drew Babiak
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Brian Foley Photography
Drew Babiak

Men's Lacrosse To Host Lafayette

Holy Cross Athletics   04-06-2018

Game 11: Holy Cross (2-8, 0-5 Patriot League)

at Lafayette (3-9, 0-5 Patriot League)

DATE: April 7 | 1:00 p.m. LOCATION: Worcester, Mass.
LAST MEETING:  W, 10-5 | April 8, 2017
LIVE STATS:  GoHolyCross.com LIVE VIDEO: Patriot League Network

WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross men’s lacrosse team will play Lafayette at home on April 7 for a Patriot League match up at 1:00 p.m. on Kuzniewski Field.

Quick Sticks
• The Crusaders return home with a 2-8 record and 0-5 Patriot League mark, after a narrow loss at Navy, 5-4.
Kevin Kodzis tallied back-to-back hat tricks with three goals against Quinnipiac (March 24) and three at Navy (March 31) to lead the Crusaders in points at 18.
• The Crusaders rank second in the Patriot League in penalty killing percentage (.744).
• Holy Cross’ boasts 7.70 caused turnovers per game, which ranks fourth in the league. At .553, Holy Cross also ranks fourth in face off percentage.
• With 14 goals on the season, Drew Babiak leads the team in scoring
Matt Farrell has posted a team-best caused turnovers at 14, coupled with 38 ground balls at defense.
• Between the pipes. Johnathan Tesoro has made 75 saves for a 11.42 goals against average and .444 save percentage.

Scouting the Leopards
• Lafayette travels to Worcester with a 3-9 overall record and 0-5 mark in conference play.
• The Leopards are led by Conor Walters, who has tallied 39 points in 12 games from 22 goals and 17 assists.
• Jack Lydon has recored a team-best 14 caused turnovers.
• At the face off,the Leopards have a .500 winning percentage. John Becker (.497) and Gabe Smithline (.543) have nearly split time.
• Jonathan Anastos has played in 11 games between the pipes, with 109 saves, a 13.59 goals against average and .441 save percentage.

At the Game
• The Crusaders will host a clinic prior to the start of Saturday’s game, starting at 10:00 a.m. Youth lacrosse players in grades eight or below are invited. There is a suggested donation of $10 to attend, with all proceeds benefiting the All in. All the time. Foundation. For more information on the event, click here.
• The game is also the team’s Cancer Awareness game. The team will be wearing green laces in support of the HEADstrong Foundation.
• The Crusaders’ Big Brothers Big Sisters from the Canterbury School will also be in attendance for the game.
• The game is Holy Cross’ Purple Game, so make sure to wear purple to Kuzniewski Field and support the Crusaders!

Up Next
• Holy Cross will play at Colgate on April 14 at 2:00 p.m.

-Go Cross Go-

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