Women's Lacrosse Hits the Road for Brown on Friday

Quinnipiac University Bobcats (2-3, 0-0 NEC) vs.
Brown University Bears (4-1, 1-1 Ivy League)

Date: Friday, March 15, 2013
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Stevenson Field – Providence, RI
Series vs. Brown: 1-4
Quinnipiac Last Five: 2-3
Brown Last Five: 4-1
Live Stats: Brown Bears Live Stats
Live Video: Brown Video

Complete Game Notes as a PDF

Bobcats and the Bears
The Quinnipiac women's lacrosse team (2-3, 0-0 NEC) continues its 2013 season when they travel to Providence, R.I. to take on the Brown Bears at Stevenson Field on March 15th. Faceoff is set for 3 p.m.

Friday's game can be seen online live through www.brownbears.com, which can be accessed by clicking the appropriate links on www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com. Fans can also tune into live stats as well.

About  Brown
The Bears are off to a 4-1 start for the 2013 season. Brown is led by junior Bre Hudgins, who has tallied 16 goals and four assists for 20 points in her first five games. Sophomore Abby Bunting and senior Tara Rooke have also added double digits points with 13 and 10 respectively. Hudgins is also second on the team in draw controls with 21, only one behind Grace Healy with 22. In goal, the Bears are backed by sophomore Kellie Roddy, she has posted an 8.44 GAA and .388 save percentage through just under 300 minutes on the year. Brown has collected wins over George Mason, Columbia (3OT), Manhattan, and Holy Cross, while their only blemish came against Ivy League opponent Princeton.

All-Time Against The Bears
Quinnipiac is 1-4 in the all-time series with Brown with the only victory coming April 14, 2009 in Hamden when the Bobcats won 11-6. The last time Quinnipiac met the Bears in Providence, Brown took a 20-15 victory on March 18, 2012. Sarah Allen, Lianne Toomey, and Kyra Ochwat combined for eight goals and five assists in the loss. Kaela McGilloway led the way for Brown with four goals and three assists, while Bre Hudgins added four goals of her own.

Last Time Out                                                                                                    
The Bobcats traveled to Fairfield on Saturday to take on the Stags at Alumni Field. Despite the game being tied after the first 5 minutes, Fairfield struck for five more goals in the first half and would eventually win 16-4. Freshman Dom Compito scored her first career goal and junior Phoebe LaPlante set two career highs with two goals and three points.  

Welcome to the Party
Two Bobcats picked up their first goals of the season against Fairfield on Friday afternoon. Freshman defender Dom Compito recorded her first career goal and point in just her second career game, while junior Phoebe LaPlante recorded career highs in goals and points by tallying two goals and an assist, while also picking up a draw control in the loss at Fairfield.

Dynamic Duo                                                                                                                                                                                                       Sophomore Kyra Ochwat and junior Michaela Tinsley have filled the void left by Marissa Caroleo and Devon Gibney. Ochwat has played in three of the Bobcats four games this year and has averaged 4 goals per game for a total of 12 goals and two assists along with 19 shots on goal. Tinsley, on the other hand, has played in all five games and has picked up 11 goals and an assist with 17 shots on goal.

"Carey" On            
Freshman Aileen Carey scored the game-tying goal in Saturday's comeback win. The goal was the first of her career after missing two games due to an illness.

Comeback Kids                                                                                              
Quinnipiac's five-goal comeback against Vermont was the largest comeback in program history. After trailing 10-5 at the 21 minute mark, seven of the game's final eight goals, capped by Aileen Carey's game-tying goal with 25 seconds left, and then Maria Blois' hat-trick game winner to beat the buzzer.

Three's Company                                                                                                              
Maria Blois, Sarah Allen, and Michaela Tinsley each recorded at least a point in the first four games of the season. The trio combined for 17 goals and 14 assists through the first four tilts. 

Contact: Bethany Buckholz; bethany.buckholz@quinnipiac.edu