Clinton, S.C. – The Presbyterian College Blue Hose lacrosse team returns home for a match-up with the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.
Who: Presbyterian (1-6) vs LIU Brooklyn (1-4)
When: Tuesday, March 13 – 3:30 p.m.
Where: Clinton, S.C. – Bailey Stadium (5,000)
Watch: Big South Network
Social Media: @PCWomensLax
The Blue Hose return home after a three game road trip that took them from coast to coast. PC most recently fell to the Mercer Bears by a 21-7 score. The seven goals is its second most in a game this season.
PC scores 5.14 goals per game while 69.2 percent of its shot are on target (83-120).
Presbyterian collects 11.0 ground balls per game, 9.14 draw controls per game, and 4.3 caused turnovers per game. The Blue Hose convert on 72.2 percent of its clear attempts (83-115).
Sarah Marshall, Lauren Schaaf, Cady Roberts and Kelly Hyman all lead the way with seven points this season. Marshall leads with seven goals, Schaaf has six goals and one assists. Roberts has five goals, two assists and Hyman has four goals and a team high three assists.
Kayla Koch leads the way with 12 ground balls and Taylor Johnson is next with 10. Roberts is the leader with 17 draw controls while Roberts and Kathleen Gerrits have 10. Roberts also leads the way with six caused turnovers.
Koch is the leader in goal with 273:27 minutes played and a 36.3 percent save percentage with 49 total saves.
The LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds are 1-4 on the season and are coming off a 19-2 win over Hartford. The Blackbirds average 10.0 goals per game this season and allow 12.6 per game. LIU Brooklyn has two sets of sisters on the team.
The Blackbirds average 14.6 ground balls, 12.2 draw controls and 8.6 caused turnovers per game. They are succesful on 88.7 percent of their clear attempts (86-97).
Rachel Masullo leads LIU Brooklyn with 11 goals and 14 points. The 14 points is tied for first with Dale Cosgrave with four goals and 10 assists. Sierra O’Connor is second in points with 12 (seven goals and five asssists).
O’Connor leads the way with nine ground balls while Masullo leads in draw controls with 31. Candace Mosal is the leader in caused turnovers with seven.
The Blackbirds are led by sixth year head coach Allison Hanley.
LIU Brooklyn leads the series with PC 1-0 as it won the first meeting last season 12-10.