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Huskies Round Out Regular Season on the Road

Huskies round out regular season on the road

April 24, 2013

UConn vs. Georgetown Game Tracker | UConn vs. Loyola Game Tracker

STORRS, Conn.- The No. 17/16 University of Connecticut lacrosse team puts its seven-game win-streak on the line this Friday, April 26th when it travels to Washington, D.C., to take on Georgetown in a BIG EAST showdown at 4 p.m. The Huskies (13-1, 5-1 in BIG EAST play) will be looking for their sixth consecutive league victory.

The Last Meeting
March 30, 2012
Washington, D.C.
Women's Lax Falls At No. 13 Georgetown, 21-11
The UConn women's lacrosse squad dropped a 21-11 result at No. 13 Georgetown on Friday afternoon in Washington, D.C. Senior M.E. Lapham put home five goals and now has 151 in her career, just four shy of becoming the all-time leading scorer at Connecticut.

The Last Meeting
Loyola (Md)12
April 29, 2012
Storrs, Conn.
Lacrosse Season Ends With 12-9 Loss To No. 14 Loyola
The 2012 women's lacrosse season ended with a 12-9 defeat at home at the hands of No. 14 Loyola. The Huskies end the year 10-6 (3-5 BIG EAST) while Loyola advanced to the BIG EAST Tournament in Syracuse, N.Y. at 11-5 (7-1 BIG EAST).

Connecticut had a wildly successful weekend, dropping Marquette 15-4 on Friday, and then taking down then-ranked No. 6 Notre Dame, 10-7, on Sunday at the Sherman Family Sports Complex. It marked the first time since 2005 that UConn has defeated its rivals from South Bend, and came as one of the signature wins of this 2013 season.

Two Huskies received accolades after their stellar performances over the weekend.  Freshman goalkeeper Shannon Nee was named the BIG EAST Defensive player of the week after holding opponents to just 11 goals over the two games. Nee recorded 10 saves against the Fighting Irish, and committed just one turnover.  

Also earning praise for her impressive weekend was senior Morgan O’Reilly, who was named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll after tallying five points over the two games this weekend. The senior scored four times against Notre Dame, including the eventual game-winner.

The Huskies closed out a perfect 7-0 season at home, which marks the first time in the history of the program that they have been undefeated in Storrs. Third year head coach Katie Woods, who entered the season with a 19-13 career record at UConn, has turned Connecticut into one of the up-and-coming and most exciting schools to watch this season.

The Huskies will have one more away game at Loyola Maryland on Sunday, April 26th before preparing for postseason action.