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Connecticut College Game at Wesleyan Friday Pushed Back to a 4:00 p.m. Start

Molly Murphy ´13
Molly Murphy ´13
The Connecticut College Women´s Lacrosse game scheduled to be played at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn. this Friday afternoon April 30 has been moved back one hour to a 4:00 p.m. start. Notes: The Camels have won three of their last five games to improve their record to 6-7. The Camels can grab the eighth and final spot in the 2010 NESCAC Championship Tournament if they can close out the regular season with a win at Wesleyan Friday as long as Bates loses its last game at Colby. If the Camels do qualify, they will visit Trinity College for a Quarterfinal match up Sunday afternoon in Hartford, Conn. Sophomore Hope Barone (North Kingstown, R.I.) tallied eight goals, three assists, eight draws, four ground balls and two caused turnovers in two games last week. Barone erupted with five goals and three assists to lead the Camels past Springfield in a 17-13 triumph Thursday. Saturday, Barone recorded a hat-trick with three goals and a game-high seven draw controls in a loss to Colby College. Barone leads the Camels with 32 goals, 37 points and 40 draw controls. Junior Abby Hill (Stoneham, Mass.) leads the club with 36 ground balls and 20 caused turnovers. Hill has scored 25 goals and assisted on eight others for a total of 33 points. The four members of the senior class of 2010 were honored at their final home game Saturday. Sara Christopher (Andover, Mass.) has 15 goals, 18 assists and 33 points this spring and has amassed 81 goals, 47 assists and 128 points in her four years as a Camel. Cookie Smith (Framingham, Mass.), a captain and 2009 Intercollegiate Women´s Lacrosse Association All-Region Selection in the defensive corps, has amassed 79 ground balls, caused 50 turnovers and collected 30 draws. Kristen Dirmaier (South Burlington, Vt.), a starting defender, has piled up 72 ground balls, caused 30 turnovers and grabbed 13 draw controls. Kylee Yam (Longmeadow, Mass.), a senior tri-captain, has caused 31 turnovers to go with 58 ground balls. Sophomore Katelyn Driscoll (Peabody, Mass.) has totaled 28 points this season with 22 goals and six assists. Driscoll ranks second on the squad in ground balls (33) and caused turnovers (19). Sophomore Ashleigh Kowtoniuk (Johnstown, Pa.) is averaging 10.5 saves per game with an 11.60 goals against average and a .460 save percentage. Kelsey Burke (Kingston, N.H.) made nine saves between the pipes in a victory against Springfield April 22.

April 29, 2010

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