Top Offensive Teams Clash in #AEWLAX This Week
Three conference games are set for the second weekend of America East women's lacrosse action, including a battle between two of the highest scoring teams in the country. New Hampshire and UMBC start things at noon on Saturday, follow by Albany at Vermont at 2 p.m. Stony Brook travels to Binghamton on Sunday at 11 a.m. Preview the three games:
- UMBC and New Hampshire will look to get back to their winning ways after losing in their conference openers last weekend.
- Laura McHoul leads the Wildcats and the conference in assists per game at 2.25. Just a sophomore, she already ranks fifth in New Hampshire program history with 60 career assists.
- UMBC had its three-game winning streak snapped against Stony Brook last time out. Abby Wilson leads the team with 22 points, dishing out 10 assists.
- The top-two offensive teams in the conference battle in Burlington on Saturday. The Catamounts enter the weekend ranked second in the country at 16.33 goals per game. Albany started the week tied with the Catamounts, but had its average fall to 15.8 after a 13-11 loss to No. 3/3 Syracuse.
- The Catamounts are having their best season in program history, reaching the 10-win plateau for the first time ever. Sydney Mas has led a dynamic offensive attach with 47 goals.
- Albany entered the week ranked No. 18 in the IWLCA poll and No. 17 in the Brine Media Poll. Rachel Bowles paces the team and the conference, averaging extactly 5.00 points per game. The Great Danes fell in a closely contested game, 13-11, at No. 3/3 Syracuse earlier this week.
Sunday, April 6
No. 15/15 Stony Brook (8-2, 1-0) at Binghamton (6-5, 0-1) - 11 a.m.
- Stony Brook and Binghamton
- The Seawolves enter the weekend ranked No. 15 in the IWLCA pol and No. 15 in the Brine Media Poll. Stony Brook is the top-ranked defensive team in the country, allowing just 5.00 goals per game.
- Freshman Bri Arthur has helped Binghamton to one of its best seasons in program history with six wins so far. Arthur is averaging 2.73 goals per game to rank sixth in the conference.