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[21/20] Denver Faces Tough Test with [2/2] Stony Brook Sunday

Feb. 24, 2018

[21/20] Denver

(3-0, 0-0 BIG EAST)

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[2/2]
STONY BROOK

(2-0, 0-0 America East)

Sunday, February 25, 2018 | 10 a.m. MT
LaValle Stadium (Stony Brook, N.Y.)

 

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LOOKING BACK TO LAST TIME OUT
• [21/20] Denver defeated San Diego State 17-12 on Friday at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium
• Junior attacker Julia Feiss led the Pioneers with four goals, including three free-position goals, while junior attacker Kendra Lanuza added three goals and one assist for four points on the afternoon
• Lanuza recorded her 100th career point in the first half against the Aztecs, the 17th player in program history to do so
• Denver scored the first six goals in the game, four of which were from free-position shots (three from Feiss, one from Radochonski)
• The Pioneers outshot San Diego State 41-21, with a 31-18 shots on goal advantage
• Sophomore midfielder Molly Little led the team with six draw controls, Maddie Baum had a career-high four draw controls and Katherine Fischer led with a career-high five ground balls
• Junior defender Nicki Wilkinson led the defense with three caused turnovers

HISTORY VS STONY BROOK
• The Pioneers are 5-2 all-time against the Seawolves and 2-2 in Stony Brook
• In their last meeting, Stony Brook defeated Denver 11-7 on Feb. 27, 2011 in New York
• The Seawolves opened the game with a goal within the first 29 seconds and never relinquished the lead
• Denver has averaged 14 goals per game against Stony Brook, while the Seawolves have averaged 9.3 in the seven contests

HISTORY VS RANKED TEAMS
• Denver is 12-37 all-time against ranked teams, 5-7 in the last five years
• The last time that the Pioneers played a top-two team was May 6, 2017 against Florida in the BIG EAST championship game, losing 18-12

SCOUTING THE SEAWOLVES
• Stony Brook was 20-2 last season, 6-0 in the America East, and advanced to the NCAA quaterfinals where they lost to eventual champion Maryland, 13-12
• Stony Brook opened up the season with two wins over ranked opponents, No. 5 USC (14-10) and No. 23 Stanford (15-9)
• Of their 29 goals, six were on free-position shots, two were on women-up opportunities and 11 were unassisted
• Redshirt senior attacker Courtney Murphy, sophomore attacker Taryn Ohlmiller and senior attacker Kylie Ohlmiller all have seven goals to lead the Seawolves, with Murphy having a team-high 13 points on the season. Murphy and Taryn Ohlmiller each have 13 total shots, 10 of which were shots on goal (.769 sog%)
• Junior midfielder/attacker Keri McCarthy has a team-high 12 draw controls, while junior midfielder/defender Carlee Janelli leads the team with three caused turnovers
• Junior goalkeeper Anna Tesoriero has started both games in net for the Seawolves, allowing 19 goals on 51 shots faced and making 18 saves. She has a goals allowed average of 9.5 and a save percentage of .486. Tesoriero also has accounted for a team-high seven ground balls

PIONEERS IN THE POLLS
• DU entered both the IWLCA Coaches Poll and Inside Lacrosse Cascade Women's Division I Media Poll this week, ranked 21 (137 pts) and 20 (31 pts), respectively
• 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

DENVER'S SCHEDULE
• The Pioneers will have played or will face five opponents on their schedule who were either ranked or receiving votes in the latest media poll, and five ranked teams in the IWLCA poll
• DU shares just one common opponent with Stony Brook: Stanford

COMING HOME
• Denver features three players on the roster from New York in senior Hanna Bocklet (Cross River, N.Y.), redshirt junior Katherine Fischer (Upper Nyack, N.Y.) and freshman Alex Di Chiara (Seaford, N.Y.)
• The Pioneers also have four players from New Jersey, all within 100 miles of Stony Brook. Elizabeth and Bea Behrins (Basking Ridge, N.J.), Hannah Ross (Cranford, N.J) and Hannah Liddy (Westfield, N.J.) all hail from the Garden State

ON THE ROAD
• Denver was 5-3 on the road in 2017, outscoring opponents 95-73 (11.88-9.12 goals per game average)
• In the last five years, DU is 20-10 as the visitors
• In Coach Kelly's tenure at DU, the Pioneers are 57-30 on the road

FINDING NEW CONTRIBUTORS
• In the three games, freshmen Quintin Hoch-Bullen and Eliza Radochonski accounted for 11 goals and 17 points, including a hat trick from Radochonski against Stanford
• As a class, freshmen have tallied 21 pts, with Hannah Liddy recording three assists and Caroline Wiseman scoring her first career goal against San Diego State
• Sophomore transfer Molly Little scored four goals and has a team-high nine draw controls in her first three appearances in Crimson and Gold
• Radochonski leads the team with four assists and 10 points
• The Pioneers had goals from six different players, and eight different players recorded a point in the victory over Stanford. Against Louisville, seven different players scored a goal and eight different players recorded a point. In the last game against San Diego State, 10 different players recorded at least one point
Maddie Baum has taken the majority of the draw controls, recording eight, while Elizabeth Behrins and Katherine Fischer have five and Riley Eggeman and Julia Feiss have each recorded a draw control
• Besides Carson Gregg in net, freshman midfielder Caroline Wiseman started in her first career collegiate game against Stanford, as did junior midfielder Maddie Baum, and Molly Little started her first game as a Pioneer against Louisville




 

 

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