Game Preview: Women's Lacrosse at the University of New England

Game Preview: Women's Lacrosse at the University of New England

Women's Lacrosse at University of New England
Wednesday, March 27 | 5 p.m.
Big Blue Turf | Biddeford, Maine

THE SERIES
• Babson and the University of New England will meet for the second time on Wednesday. The Beavers won the only other matchup between the programs last season.

LAST MEETING
• Senior Lexi Lenaghan finished with six goals and four assists for 10 points as the Beavers rolled past the University of New England, 21-9, on March 15, 2018, at MacDowell Field.
• Junior Taylor Herrmann had three goals and one assist and Lyndsay Giroux '18 added two goals and three assists for the Beavers. Senior Nichole Carvalho had four goals and one assist to pace the Nor'easters.

SCOUTING THE NOR'EASTERS
• The University of New England (4-4) is looking to continue its momentum after beating Nichols 22-3 on Sunday.
• Carvalho scored five goals, Julia Benjamin picked up 10 ground balls and dished out four assists, and Camelo recorded two goals, one assist, and seven draw controls in the win.
• Camelo (19-7-26) leads the team with 29 draw controls and 16 caused turnovers, while Carvalho (16-9-26) and Casey Conwell (12-10-22) have combined for 19 assists.
• Olivia Carpenter has scooped up a team-high 23 ground balls and Taylor Hopkins has posted a 12.20 goals against average and a .368 save percentage in eight starts.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
• Babson (4-3) has won two straight and is coming off of a 17-6 victory over Wellesley on Saturday in its NEWMAC opener.
• Lenaghan matched her career high with seven goals and dished out three assists for a season-high 10 points, while sophomores Sara O'Connor and Juliana McGuire added two goals apiece for the Beavers, who built a 13-1 halftime lead.
• Lenaghan (28-10-38) ranks second in the conference in points, Salvatore (17-9-26) has 13 points over the last two games, and McGuire (10-1-11) is tied for the team lead with 12 ground balls.
• Sophomore Isabelle Lent is first on the team with 35 draw controls, while sophomore Cricket Fligor has posted a 9.86 goals against average and a .452 save percentage in seven starts.

LENAGHAN, LENT SWEEP NEWMAC WEEKLY AWARDS
• Lenaghan was tabbed as the conference's offensive player of the week for the second time this season on Monday after scoring 14 goals and chipping in with three assists for 17 points in road wins over Ursinus and Wellesley.
• Lent collected NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week recognition for the first time this spring after finishing the week with 12 draw controls, three ground balls and two caused turnovers.

DOMINATING THE DRAW
• In their four wins this season, the Beavers boast a 73-27 edge in draw controls, and finished with a 17-9 advantage in Saturday's triumph at Wellesley.
• The Green and White got nine draws from Julia Harrigan '18, eight from Lent and four from O'Connor on the way to winning 22-of-31 draw controls in last year's win over the University of New England.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS
• The Beavers have won 10 consecutive games when leading at halftime.

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