Wildcats Host No. 6 Notre Dame Sunday
March 22, 2014
VILLANOVA, Pa. - The Villanova women's lacrosse team (4-3, 0-0 BIG EAST) hosts former conference rival No. 6 Notre Dame (7-3, 1-3 ACC) as the Wildcats return home Sunday at noon at Villanova Stadium.
Villanova finished a three-game road stint with an 8-6 win over Davidson last Sunday. Freshman midfielder Becca Hetrick (4G, 1 A) and sophomore midfielder Shannon Galvin (2G, 3A) each recorded five points in the outing. Sophomore goalkeeper Jaclyn Fraum made two saves in the game.
The Wildcats lead the BIG EAST in assists per game (5.29) and junior attack Jessica Mucci is second in the conference with 1.57 assists per game. Villanova is second in the BIG EAST in ground balls per game (17.57) and third in points per game (15.43).
Fraum has played in all seven games this season and holds a 7.49 goals against average and a .450 save percentage.
The Wildcats have scored an average of 10.14 goals per game while holding opposition to 8.29 goals per game.
Live stats will be available at villanova.com. Follow the women's lacrosse team @novawlax for in-game updates.
Scouting the Fighting Irish
Cortney Fortunato leads the team offensively with 33 points (26G, 7A) while Smith holds the team lead in ground balls with 33. Smith also leads the team in caused turnovers (22).
The Fighting Irish have outscored opponents 126-95 through 10 games this season.