Women's Lacrosse


Denver Travels to Louisville for Saturday Matchup

Feb. 15, 2018

[RV/RV] Denver

(1-0, 0-0 BIG EAST)



(2-0, 0-0 ACC)

Saturday, February 17, 2018 | 11 a.m. MT
UofL Lacrosse Stadium (Louisville, Ky.)


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• [RV/RV] Denver defeated [23/RV] Stanford 12-9 to open the season
Julia Feiss and Eliza Radochonski led DU with three goals each, with Feiss adding an assist for a team-high four points
Carson Gregg recorded 16 saves in her first career start and had a team-high three ground balls. The Cardinal were 0-11 on free-position shots and Gregg didn’t allow a goal in the final 18:50 of regulation
• The defense was led by Caroline Lewis who had three caused turnovers

• The Pioneers are 2-3 all-time against the Cardinals and 0-2 on the road
• In their last meeting, Denver defeated [18/RV] Louisville on Feb. 18, 2017 by a score of 11-10 after three overtimes
Elizabeth Behrins scored the game-winning goal on a free position shot
• Behrins led the scoring with three goals, while Kendra Lanuza, Katherine Fischer and Audrey Schreck each contributed two
• Behrins and Lanuza also led the Pioneers in assists, with two apiece
• Denver has averaged 9.8 goals per game against Louisville, while the Cardinals have averaged 12.6 in the five contests

• Louisville was 11-8 last season, making the NCAA Tournament
• Louisville opened up the season with wins over BIG EAST teams Cincinnati and Marquette
• Of their 31 goals, 10 were on free-position shots and 21 were unassisted
• Junior attacker Tessa Chad leads the team with nine goals and 11 points on the season. She has had 11 shots on goals, shooting .786, and four free-position goals on five attempts
• Senior defender Emily Howell has a team-high 10 ground balls, eight draw controls and seven caused turnovers
• Sophomore goalkeeper Lexie Ball has started both games in net for the Cardinals, allowing 17 goals on 45 shots faced and making 15 saves. She has a goals allowed average of 8.50 and a save percentage of .469

• DU began 2018 receving votes in the IWLCA Preseason Poll and Inside Lacrosse Cascade Preseason Media Poll, and are still receiving votes in both polls
• The Pioneers were last ranked the week of May 1, 2017 at No. 16, and received votes in the final season poll
• Denver reached its highest ranking in the polls in nearly four years last season at the No. 13 spot in both the IWLCA Coaches’ Poll and the Cascade Media Poll the week of March 20, 2017

• The Pioneers will face six opponents on their schedule who were either ranked or receiving votes in the preseason media poll, and four ranked teams in the IWLCA preseason poll
• DU shares five common opponents with Louisville: Cincinnati, Marquette, Vanderbilt, Virginia Tech and Butler. Louisville defeated Cincinnati (15-9) and Marquette (16-8)

• Denver was 5-3 on the road in 2017, outscoring opponents 95-73 (11.88-9.12 goals per game average)
• In the last four years, DU is 19-10 as the visitors
• In Coach Kelly’s tenure at DU, the Pioneers are 56-30 on the road

• In the season opener, freshmen Quintin Hoch-Bullen and Eliza Radochonski accounted for five goals, including a hat trick from Radochonski
• Sophomore transfer Molly Little scored two goals in her first appearance in Crimson and Gold
• The Pioneers had goals from six different players, and eight different players recorded a point in the victory over Stanford
Maddie Baum took the majority of the draw controls, winning two, while Molly Little and Riley Eggeman each recorded a draw control
• Freshman midfielder Caroline Wiseman started in her first career collegiate game against Stanford, as did junior midfielder Maddie Baum

• Denver was picked to finish second in the BIG EAST Preseason Poll with 73 total points and one first-place vote.
• DU had representatives on the Preseason All-BIG EAST Team in junior attackers Julia Feiss and Kendra Lanuza (unanimous selection)
Carson Gregg earned BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week in week one
• Denver is tied amongst BIG EAST teams in caused turnovers with 13 and shots per game at 32, but leads in caused turnovers per game, saves per game and save percentage (.640)





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