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Lacrosse Closes Road Trip at Harvard




March 20, 2012

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -

The Boston College lacrosse squad will close out its three-game road swing against cross-town rival Harvard on Wednesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. The game will be played under the lights at Harvard Stadium.

Live, in-game statistics: 3/21 vs. Harvard.
Live video stream: 3/21 vs. Harvard.

Boston College Notes
• BC currently owns a 4-4 overall record. Last week, the Eagles fell to No. 20 Albany, 16-12, and to No. 5 Maryland, 16-10.
• The Eagles are ranked at No. 19 in the nation according to the IWLCA coaches’ poll released on March 20.
• Boston College holds a 4-0 record so far this season when the team leads at the half.
• BC is currently nationally ranked in the top 20 for three statistical categories. The team is ranked 7th in draw controls (15.63), 16th in points (145.0) and 19th in scoring offense (13.75).
• As a team, the Eagles lead the ACC in draw controls per game (15.62).
• The Eagles have been playing aggressively so far this season, controlling more draws, 125-103, and scooping up more ground balls, 109-98, than their opponents.
• Freshman Mikaela Rix leads the team with 27 goals, 29 points and seven hat tricks this season. She currently leads the ACC with 3.38 goals per game and is ranked eighth in the nation for total goals scored.
• Grad student and captain Kristin Igoe continues to make her mark in the BC history books. She currently sits in third place on the school’s all-time record list for total points with 184, and with 140 goals, she is just four goals shy of moving into third place on the career record list for that category.
• Freshman Covie Stanwick and junior Brooke Blue have added to the offensive attack for the Eagles this season. Stanwick leads the team with 12 assists and is tied for first with 29 points. Blue currently has 15 goals. • Senior Brittany Wilton has 30 draw controls so far this season, good for 30th in the nation.
• Senior goalkeeper Catherine Conway has been strong in net this season for the Eagles, posting 31 saves so far.

Scouting Harvard
• Harvard is currently 2-3 overall and 0-2 in conference action. In their last outing, the Crimson lost a closely-contested battle against Johns Hopkins, 8-7, on March 17.
• The Crimson received votes in the last IWLCA coaches’ poll, but did not earn enough for a top-20 ranking. • Each of Harvard's last three games has been decided by one goal, with two of those games heading to overtime, marking the first back-to-back overtime contests in program history.
• Melanie Baskind, Micaela Cyr and Danielle Tetreault lead the offensive attack for Harvard with nine goals apiece. Tetreault has logged a team-best 13 points so far this season, while Baskind and Cyr have 10 and nine total points, respectively.

Series History
• Harvard leads the all-time series against Boston College, 14-6.
• The Crimson won three-straight meetings against BC between 2008 and 2010, but the Eagles earned a 15-10 decision when the teams last squared off on March 17, 2011.

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