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Women's Lacrosse to host Boston U. in Turnpike Trophy

Holy Cross Athletics   04-16-2019

Holy Cross (4-9, 2-4 PL)

vs. Boston University (10-4, 5-1 PL)

Date • Time

April 17  • 7:05 p.m.

Location

Worcester, Mass.

 

Kuzniewski Field

April 17

Live Stats Video

All-Time Series

1-11

Last Meeting

L, 16-7 (4/18/18)

Game Notes

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BU

10.92

Goals Per Game

14.43

3.11

Assists Per Game

9.28

13.53

Draw Controls/Game

15.5

10.07

CTO Per Game

9.35

WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross will host Boston University for the Turnpike Trophy on April 17 at Kuzniewski Field at 7:05 p.m. 
Quick Sticks
• Having marked a career-high at Lehigh on April 13 with 16 saves, Juliana Kubler ranks second in the Patriot League in save percentage (.479).
• The team has seen 19 different goal scorers on the season. 
Jolie Creo leads the team in points with 22 goals and six assists. 
• In scoring, Keely Connors leads with 23 goals. 
• Three Crusaders have reached the 20-goal mark through 13 games played: Creo, Connors, and Byrn Carroll. 
Haley Walker leads the team in ground balls and in caused turnovers. The sophomore defender has recorded 33 ground balls and 20 caused turnovers.
• With 19 caused turnovers on the season and 65 in her career, junior Audrey Mandaro ranks fourth on the all-time list at Holy Cross. 
Crusaders at the Draw
• Holy Cross holds a 0.545 winning percentage at the draw, which is good for fourth in the Patriot League. 
• On April 6, Keely Connors recorded her 203rd career draw control, overtaking the all-time career record at Holy Cross. 
• Connors also stands in both first and second in the program’s single-season list. In the 2018 season, Connors took the record with 93 draw controls. In the 2019 season, she checks in at second with 74. 
Holy Cross against the Rest
• Defensively, Haley Walker and Audrey Mandaro rank fourth and sixth, respectively, in the Patriot League in caused turnovers. Walker averages 1.54 per game and Mardaro averages 1.46.
• As a team, Holy Cross ranks second in the Patriot League and 32nd nationally in caused turnovers per game (10.08).
• Averaging 20.38, Holy Cross leads the Patriot League in ground balls per game. 
• The team ranks fourth in the Patriot League in free position percentage (0.411).
Scouting Boston University
• The Terriers hold a 5-1 mark in league action and are 10-4 overall. 
• Kaliey Conry leads the team in points (59) and assists (40). Her 40 assists is also good for fifth in the nation. 
• Kaitlin Belval leads the team in scoring, with 27 goals. 
• In goal, Kennady Smith has played in 13 games for a 9-3 record. She owns a .419 save percentage and 11.30 goals against average. 
• Tonianne Magnelli paces the Terrier defense with 21 caused turnovers and a team-high 28 ground balls. 
All-Time against Boston University
• The Crusaders trail the all-time series, 1-11.
• Holy Cross fell on April 18, 2018 in their last meeting, 16-7. 
• In the game, Juliana Kubler made seven saves and allowed just one goal. 
• Connors and Carroll scored two goals apiece and Baker Earl and Maggie Moriarty added goals of their own in the game. 
Up Next
• Holy Cross will travel to Washington, D.C. to take on American at 12:00 p.m. on April 20. 

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