Blue Hose play night game against the Owls
• The Presbyterian College lacrosse team heads south to Kennesaw, Ga. next Monday, March 20 for a 6 p.m. contest against Kennesaw State in Fifth Third Bank Stadium.
• The game wraps up a five-game home stand for the Owls.
Last Time Out
• Ellie Stader scored a hat trick and the Blue Hose grabbed their first win of the season 12-5 over Butler on Friday, March 10.
• Stader notched the three goals on eight shots, all in the first half. It marked the second straight game she has scored at least three goals and moved her to third on the team in scoring. She added two ground balls and a caused turnover.
• Lauren Schaaf and Alexandra Cole added a pair of goals each. Schaaf took four shots and added a pair of ground balls and a caused turnover. The junior midfielder has scored at least a goal in every game this season. Cole converted both of her free-position shots and added an assist, two ground balls, and a draw control. The senior midfielder has recorded at least one assist in four straight games.
• Kayla Koch earned her first career win in the cage, recording 10 saves on 15 shots for a 66.7 save percentage. The freshman keeper added a team-high five ground balls.
• The five goals were the fewest allowed by PC in Division I history.
• The seven-point differential was the largest for the team since a 20-11 win over Delaware State on February 13, 2016.
Scouting the Owls
• Kennesaw State won its third in a row Tuesday, March 14 as the Owls held off a late surge by the Cadets to earn a 15-14 victory over Army.
• Haley Swift led the Owls with four goals and four assists. The sophomore midfielder took nine shots and added three ground balls, two draw controls, and a caused turnover.
• After Army tied the game at 14-14, Sydney Farwick scored the game-winner with 34 seconds remaining. Farwick is the team’s leading scorer this season with 15 goals.
• The Owls were picked to finish seventh in the ASUN Preseason Coaches’ Poll and are under new leadership as Head Coach Laura Maness is in her first year at the helm.
• Monday marks the third meeting between the two programs, with PC leading the all-time series 2-0.
• The Blue Hose took the first meeting 22-5 on March 22, 2013.
• The teams met again on March 16, 2014. The Blue Hose trailed 9-7 at halftime but rallied with seven goals in the second half to win 15-14 on the road.
Next Time Out
• The Blue Hose are home Saturday, April 1 as they open conference play with a noon game against Liberty at Martin Stadium.