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Villanova Hosts California on Friday
Junior Maria Bowman

March 29, 2012


VILLANOVA, Pa. - The Villanova women's lacrosse squad (2-6) is set to host California on Friday at 7:00 p.m. in Villanova Stadium.

This is the fourth all-time meeting between the Wildcats and Golden Bears, with Cal holding a 3-0 series record. Last season, Cal defeated Villanova 11-2 in Villanova Stadium.

The Wildcats are coming off a 12-8 defeat by Lehigh on Tuesday night. Senior Justine Donodeo scored three goals in the game, while junior Maria Bowman tallied two. Donodeo leads the squad 27 points and 22 goals this season, ranking sixth in the BIG EAST. Junior defender Shawna Giust has won 22 draws and picked up 16 ground balls this season.

In the midst of an east coast trip, the Golden Bears fell 15-5 at Navy on Wednesday. Junior attacker Megan Takacs leads Cal in draw controls (41), points (39), goals (34). She also leads the nation in goals per game with 4.38 and ranks third nationally in goals.

Friday's game begins at 7:00 p.m.