April 16, 2014
VILLANOVA, Pa. - The Villanova women's lacrosse team (7-6, 2-2 BIG EAST) begins a three-game road stint to close the season with a trip to Washington, D.C., to take on Georgetown (6-7, 3-1) Thursday at 2 p.m.
The Wildcats fell to No. 18 Louisville, 16-9, on Sunday. Sophomore attack Kelsey Denihan and senior attack Ali Judge each scored twice in the contest. Sophomore defender Mackenzie Cietek notched four draw controls while sophomore goalkeeper Jaclyn Fraum and sophomore midfielder Chelsey Henderson each picked up three ground balls.
Fraum and senior Julia Todd split time in net, with Fraum making six saves and Todd making five.
Sophomore attack Meghan Breen leads the team offensively with 23 goals and 31 points. Fraum has played in all 13 games and holds a 9.28 goals against average and a .431 save percentage.
Last season, the Wildcats narrowly fell to the then-No. 8 Hoyas, 6-5. Junior attack Jackie Froccaro scored four of Villanova's goals in the low-scoring contest.
Live stats and video will be available at www.guhoyas.com. Game updates will be posted on Twitter @novawlax.
Scouting the Hoyas
Georgetown is on a three-game win streak, taking a 15-10 victory over Rutgers on Sunday. Courtney Caputo, Meghan Farrell and Reilly Woodman each tallied hat tricks for the Hoyas.
The Georgetown winning streak came after a six-game losing streak. Five of those losses came to ranked teams, while the other came to conference rival Louisville, which is now ranked 18th. The Hoyas fell out of the rankings two weeks ago, but have received votes in the last two IWLCA Coaches Polls.
Kelyn Freedman leads Georgetown with 29 goals and 35 assists. Goalkeeper Maddy Fisher has played in all 13 games for the Hoyas and holds a 10.54 goals against average and a .331 save percentage.