April 27, 2012
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -
No. 18 Boston College lacrosse will host Yale on Saturday, April 28 at 1 p.m. Prior to the start of the game, BC will have a Senior Day ceremony to recognize eight graduating student-athletes who have helped to shape the Eagles’ program.
Live, in-game statistics will be available here.
Boston College Notes
• BC currently owns an 8-8 overall record. Last week, the Eagles fell to Virginia, 13-8, in the first round of the ACC Tournament.
• The Eagles are ranked No. 18 according to the IWLCA coaches’ poll released on April 23.
• Boston College holds an 8-2 record so far this season when the team leads at the half.
• The Eagles have played aggressively this season, controlling 235 draws compared to the opposition’s 176, and scooping up more ground balls, 224-209.
• BC is nationally ranked in the top 30 for three statistical categories, including one top-10 ranking. The Eagles are ranked 9th in draw controls per game (14.69), 24th in scoring offense (12.69) and 27th in points (275.0).
• Six Eagles have tallied 20 or more goals this season, while five have 30 or more points.
• Grad student Kristin Igoe and freshman Covie Stanwick lead the offensive effort for BC. Igoe is first on the team with 44 goals and 55 points, while Stanwick has 51 points and a team-best 25 assists, topping BC’s all-time freshmen record list.
• Igoe continues to make her mark in the BC history books. The Framingham, Mass. native has scored at least one goal in all 16 games this season. She currently sits in second place on the school’s career record list for goals (163) and in third place for points (213). She is just two goals shy of becoming BC’s all-time, career-goals leader.
• Senior Brittany Wilton has 64 draw controls so far this season. After breaking the school’s record for career draw controls, she has continued to add to her lead throughout the rest of the season, notching six draws against Virginia at the ACC Tournament to become the first Eagle ever to reach 200 career-draw controls.
• Junior Brooke Blue and freshman Mikaela Rix have added to the Eagles’ attack this season with 44 and 40 points, respectively. With 147 career points, Blue is ranked eighth in the history of the program.
• Freshman goalkeeper Emily Mata leads the Eagles with 68 saves and a .417 save percentage.
• Yale holds a 5-9 overall record heading into its season finale.
• Last week, the Bulldogs split a pair of Ivy League matchups, defeating Brown, 9-6, on April 18 before falling to No. 13 Cornell, 17-9, on April 21.
• The Bulldogs' top two scorers are senior attacker Caroline Crow (31-13-44) and junior attacker Devon Rhodes (21-6-27). Other than the points tallied by these two players, every Yale goal and assist has come from the freshmen and sophomore classes.
• Sophomore goalkeeper Erin McMullan is coming off a career-high 19 saves at Cornell. She has 91 saves in 562 minutes of action this season.
• Saturday’s contest will mark the 13th meeting all-time between Boston College and Yale. The Bulldogs lead the series, 10-2.
• Yale won 10 consecutive meetings between 1993 and 2008, but BC earned an 18-4 decision when the squads last squared off on March 2, 2011.