Aztec Lacrosse Continues Road Trip in Pennsylvania
March 27, 2012
SAN DIEGO - The San Diego State lacrosse team continues its seven-game road trip this week with a pair of games in Pennsylvania. The Aztecs (3-6) will meet Lafayette at 5 p.m. ET Wednesday in Easton, Pa., before taking on Saint Francis at noon Friday in Loretto, Pa.
SDSU is coming off a 10-8 loss to La Salle Sunday in Philadelphia. Bailey Ewing had three goals and an assist to pace the offense, while Christina Ricciardulli scored a goal and had a team-high three ground balls. Sammy Slattery played all 60 minutes between the pipes and made 12 saves.
Meris Walsh leads San Diego State in scoring with 29 goals. She's also tops in points (29), shots (65), shots on goal (51) and free-position goals (10). Ewing (10 goals, nine assists), Sophia Koubek (15 goals, one assist) and Lauren Maack (nine goals, three assists) also have double-digit marks in points.
Ricciardulli, meanwhile, leads the team in ground balls (18), draw controls (26) and caused turnovers (10), and Slattery is 3-6 in net with a 14.07 goals against average over 511 minutes, 39 seconds.
Lafayette comes into tomorrow's game with a 6-5 record, including a 3-3 mark at home. The Leopards, who lost, 13-10, at Lehigh in their last outing on Saturday, are led by Addie Godfrey (35 goals, two assists) and Ana White (20 goals, 14 assists). Meghan Curtin (3-0, 11.20 GAA, 251:49) and Mimi Connell (3-4, 11.37 GAA, 395:37) have played the majority of time in net for Lafayette.
Saint Francis is 1-8 (0-4 at home) and in the midst of a seven-game losing streak. Danielle Conwell paces the Flash with 37 points on 26 goals and 11 assists. Samantha Barton (11 goals, one assist), Kate Simmons (nine goals, three assists) and Casey Burk (seven goals, three assists) have also contributed offensively for SFU, while Caitlin Flynn has started all nine games and owns a 14.98 goals against average in 512:38.
Live stats will be available for the Aztec-Leopard game on Wednesday on GoAztecs.com, while both live stats and live video will be available for the SDSU-Saint Francis game on Friday.