Women's Lacrosse Weekly Preview

Women's Lacrosse Weekly Preview

This Week: The Trinity women's lacrosse team enters the week with a 6-2 record after going 1-1 last week, including a 17-3 stampede over St Lawrence. The No. 13 ranked Bantams return to action this week with a pair of New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) matchups, beginning on Wednesday evening at Connecticut College, followed by a home tilt against the No. 24 ranked Continentals of Hamilton College on Saturday.

Match-ups:
Trinity (6-2)
 at Connecticut College (3-6)
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Silfen Field
New London, Connecticut
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Trinity (6-2) v. Hamilton (4-4)
Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.
Robin Sheppard Field
Hartford, Connecticut
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Conn College Series History: Trinity is 29-3 all-time against the Camels since their first matchup in 1975.

Last time out against the Camels: Trinity cruised to a 17-2 win versus Conn College last spring, outshooting its in-state opponent by a 25-10 margin.

Hamilton Series History: Trinity is 12-2 all-time against the Continentals since the first-ever matchup in 1993.

Last time out against the Continentals: Trinity beat Hamilton by a score of 9-5 last season, allowing just one goal in the second half.

Game Notes:

- Trinity is third in the NESCAC in assists (53) and third in points per game (20.25 ppg). The Bantams also cause the third-most turnovers per game (11.50) in the conference and are third-best on the clear in the conference (108-for-132). 

- Sophomore Sophie Berger and senior Mary French both recorded hat tricks in the team's win over St. Lawrence in Troy last Wednesday. Berger is currently first on the team with 27 points (12th in NESCAC) on 13 goals and a team-high 14 assists (T3rd in NESCAC). French is fourth on the team with 12 goals and has four multi-goal games to her credit.  

- Trinity rookie Lilianna Khosrowshahi scored five times and assisted on another goal to finish the week with six points. She is currently second on the team with 25 points (T13th in NESCAC) on 20 goals (T12th in NESCAC) and five assists. Khosrowshahi has scored at least once in all but one of the team's games and has tallied three or more scores in a game four times so far. 

- Sophomore Marcella Flibotte leads the team and ranks fifth in the NESCAC with 15 caused turnovers. She also leads the squad with 23 draw controls and 19 ground balls (T12th in NESCAC).

- Rookie goalie Gabriella Young is tied for third in the conference with six wins in net and has a 8.75 goals allowed average (6th in NESCAC). Young tallied 11 saves versus Bowdoin, the third time this spring she has recorded double-digit saves in a game.

- Trinity dipped from No. 9 to No. 13 in the country according to the latest IWLCA poll and fell from No. 12 to No. 14 in the Nike/US Lacrosse Magazine poll.