BEVERLY, Mass. — The No. 1 seeded Endicott women's lacrosse team will host No. 2 Roger Williams on Friday, May 4 at 7 p.m. in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Championship.
During the regular season, Endicott and Roger Williams met on Wednesday, April 4 and the Gulls came away with a 14-9 victory.
SCOUTING ENDICOTT (SCHEDULE | ROSTER | STATS): The Gulls finished the regular season with a 12-3 overall record and a perfect 8-0 mark in CCC play. Endicott defeated Salve Regina, 20-3, in the CCC Semifinals to advance to the Championship game.
Leading Endicott offensively is Jennifer Lacroix (Wrentham, Mass.) with 67 goals (ranks 2nd in CCC), 16 assists and 83 points (ranks 5th in CCC). Meghan Dutchyshyn (Cheshire, Conn.) has also been an offensive contributor with 41 goals and 11 assists for 52 points.
Freshman Gabriella Prisco (West Haven, Conn.) has been a key player on both ends of the field as she has recorded eight goals and 10 assists for 18 points, as well as 74 draw controls, 57 ground balls (7th in CCC), and 25 caused turnovers.
Bella Rino (Northborough, Mass.) has amassed a 13-2 record in net for the Gulls so far this season. She ranks first in the CCC in both save percentage (58.5) and goals-against average (6.17).
SCOUTING ROGER WILLIAMS (SCHEDULE | ROSTER | STATS): The Hawks wrapped up the regular season with a 12-3 overall record and a 7-1 record in the CCC. Roger Williams defeated the University of New England, 18-6, in the CCC Semifinals to advance to the Championship game.
Leading the Seahawks offensively is Kaelin Hogan (Bethel, Conn.) who also leads the CCC in goals (68), assists (44), and points (112). Devon Sarazin (Falmouth, Maine) currently is ranked third in the conference in assists (30), while Emily Stoeppel (Brookfield, Conn.) ranks sixth in goals with 52.
Stoeppel also leads the team defensively with 74 ground balls (2nd in CCC) and 37 caused turnovers (3rd in CCC).
Lydia Nelson (Center Moriches, N.Y.) has a record of 12-3 in net for the Hawks with a 47.7 save percentage and 7.54 GAA.
Quarterfinals - Saturday, April 28
No. 4 Salve Regina def. No. 5 Gordon, 22-9
No. 6 University of New England def. No. 3 Western New England, 17-8
Semifinals - Tuesday, May 1
No. 1 Endicott def. No. 4 Salve Regina, 2-3
No. 2 Roger Williams def. No. 6 University of New England, 18-6
Championship - Friday, May 4
No. 2 Roger Williams at No. 1 Endicott, 7 p.m.
(Photo credit - David Le '10)