Goucher Women's Lacrosse Faces First Landmark Conference Road Test At Elizabethtown On Saturday

Goucher Women's Lacrosse Faces First Landmark Conference Road Test At Elizabethtown On Saturday
GAME DAY INFORMATION
 
  • Goucher College (7-3, 0-1 Landmark) at Elizabethtown College (2-7, 0-1 Landmark)
  • Saturday, March 30, 2019
  • 1 p.m. 
  • Wolf Field/Elizabethtown, Pa.
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LAST TIME OUT
 
  • Emily Flinn had a hand in six of the first eight goals to power Goucher College past Bethany College 19-3 on Sunday. Flinn, who finished with four goals and a career-best four assists to match her career best of eight points, help the Gophers jumped out to an 8-1 lead. She had a natural hat trick of assists thanks to feeders at 22:54, 22:34 and 22:08 and then scored back-to-back 8-meter shots at 21:21 and 20:46 before capping her spurt with her fourth assist of the day at 18:51 for an 8-1 lead.
  • One day after scoring her 100 career goal, Shannon Stull was honored for her career milestone before game with a ceremony and flowers from interim head coach Sarah Woodson. The junior then continued her offensive attack on opposing defenses with four goals against Bethany. She also added five draw controls.
  • Julia Gazzola was the beneficiary of three of Flinn's assists to finish with her sixth hat trick of the season and fourth in her last five games. Gazzola ranks second on the squad with 30 goals and 11 assists for 41 points.
  • Soleil Gagne and Camryn Agostino added a goal and two assists while Alyssa Long found the twine twice and Gabrielle Umstead chipped in a tally and a helper.
  • Agostino and Gagne added four ground balls and two caused turnovers. Abbie McHerron earns the win after facing one shot in the first half while Gillian Sickler made one stop in the second half.
ABOUT ELIZABETHTOWN
 
  • The Blue Jays are 2-7 this year after finishing 7-9 last season.
  • Elizabethtown is 2-2 at home this year. The squad was 3-5 at Wolf Field in 2018.
  • In their last contest, the Blue Jays lost 21-7 to Stevenson on Wednesday.
  • Lexie Sharp leads the team with 28 goals and 13 assists for 41 points. Madelyn Baker leads the defense with 25 ground balls and 19 caused turnovers while Abby Kopytko has 56 saves, an 18.01 goals against average and a .337 save percentage.
  • Head coach Danielle Taylor is in her fifth season at Elizabethtown.
FIVE FACTS
 
  • Emily Flinn has posted five multiple-goal games this season including two with four more after she had a career-best five tallies against Randolph College on March 1 and her four-goal performance Sunday. She has dished out three assists in three matches to go along with her four helpers against the Bison. The freshman ranks third on the team with 18 goals and 13 assists for 31 points.
  • Shannon Stull ranks second on the team with 44 draws this season and she needs eight draw controls for 100 for her career. Stull leads the team and the conference with 43 goals and 53 points.
  • Julia Gazzola has six hat tricks of the season and four in her last five games. Gazzola ranks second on the squad with 30 goals and 11 assists for 41 points.
  • Alyssa Long has score multiple goals in four of her last five games and has 11 goals and two assists for 13 points along with 19 draw controls and 10 ground balls in that stretch.
  • Goucher is still on the pace of the 2015 team that started the season 7-3 and also went 3-3 in conference play that year and made the postseason.
UPCOMING SCHEDULE
 
  • Goucher returns to action at home against Scranton on April 6.
  • Match time is 1 p.m.

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