CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard Ladies’s Lacrosse returns to Ivy League play on Saturday (April 1) with a highway contest at Dartmouth, a 2 p.m. begin on NESN+. The sport may even be streamed on ESPN+. Harvard has received three of its final 4 video games, together with a 20-2 win over Merrimack final Wednesday. Junior midfielder Callie Hem has been on a tear of late recording 24 factors (17 objectives, seven assists) in her final 4 video games.
– Hem leads Harvard with 34 factors (25 objectives, 9 assists), and 41 pictures on aim. She leads the Ivy League with a median of 4.25 factors per sport and is second in objectives per sport (3.12) and third in whole objectives scored.
– Junior midfielder Riley Campbell has additionally been a standout on the offensive finish notching 25 factors (20 objectives, 5 assists) in eight video games. Campbell has practically matched her level whole (27) from a yr in the past in two much less video games.
– Junior Ilana Kofman (15 floor balls, seven triggered turnovers) and first-year defender Despina Giannakopoulos (13 floor balls) lead the Crimson in floor ball pick-ups. Senior captain Shea Jenkins (six triggered turnovers, 28 draw controls, eight floor balls) and junior midfielder Maddie Barkate (six floor balls, 44 draw controls) have additionally been impactful for the Crimson. Barkate leads the Ivy League with a median of 5.5 draw controls per sport.
– Junior midfielder Callie Hem scored 5 objectives to guide 5 gamers who had double-digit aim efforts in an 20-2 win for Harvard final Wednesday at Merrimack. It was Harvard’s highest scoring output since Feb. 25, 2018 (W, 21-14). First-year Charlotte Hodgson had three objectives, Riley Campbell had two objectives and two assists, and Caroline Mullahy added 4 assists to guide Harvard.
– Harvard is third within the Ivy League (19th, NCAA) with a median of 18.38 floor balls per sport with Ilana Kofman (1.88 floor balls/sport) main the best way.
– Harvard is second within the Ivy League in clearing share (87.0%) and free place share (48.9%), with Riley Campbell (60%, 2nd, Ivy League) and Callie Hem (58.3%, 3rd, Ivy League) main the best way on free place pictures.
– Harvard returns all six gamers that earned All-Ivy League honors final season, together with main scorer Callie Hem (34 objectives, 10 assists), and midfielders Grace Hulslander (19 objectives, six assists, 50 draw controls) and Shea Jenkins (31 floor balls, 21 triggered turnovers) every earned First Workforce All-Ivy honors. Maddie Barkate (22 objectives, 5 assists), Stephanie Hong (27 floor balls) and Grace Taylor (31 floor balls, 17 triggered turnovers) earned All-Ivy Honorable Point out.
A LOOK AT DARTMOUTH
Dartmouth (2-6, 0-2 Ivy)) is led by three double-digit aim scorers in Katina Christensen (15 objectives, two assists), Boo Dewitt (11 objectives, six assists), and Catherine Erb (15 objectives, one help). The Massive Inexperienced have been robust on draw controls at 54.6% on the yr (2nd, Ivy League), led by Isabella Godsick (5 draw controls per contest). Goalie Gisele Todd has began all eight video games and has recorded 61 saves on the yr, together with a season-high 12 saves in an in depth 11-9 loss to No. 14 Yale final weekend. Dartmouth is coming off of an 18-5 loss to No. 7 Boston School this previous Wednesday.
Harvard and Dartmouth have met 46 instances, with the Crimson proudly owning a 23-22-1 benefit in these contests, together with an 11-7 win over the Massive Inexperienced on April 3, 2022 within the final assembly. In that contest Maddie Barkate scored a profession excessive 5 objectives and Riley Campbell added a profession excessive seven factors (4 objectives, three assists) to guide Harvard.
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HARVARD TO HOST MORGAN’S MESSAGE GAME, AUTOGRAPH SESSION NEXT TUESDAY
Harvard girls’s lacrosse will dedicate its house sport on Tuesday (April 4) towards Stonehill to serving to get rid of the stigma surrounding psychological well being amongst student-athletes via Morgan’s Message. For extra details about Morgan’s Message and to donate to the trigger go to https://www.morgansmessage.org/. Harvard may even host a postgame autograph session.
IVY LEAGUE WOMEN’S LACROSSE PRESEASON POLL
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HONG, JENKINS, LANGMUIR ELECTED CAPTAINS
Final fall, Devon Wills, The Carole Kleinfelder Head Coach for Harvard Ladies’s Lacrosse, introduced that seniors Stephanie Hong, Shea Jenkins, and Meredith Langmuir will function captains for the 2023 season.
Hong, a midfielder from Bethesda, Md., was an All-Ivy League Honorable Point out choice in her first full season of faculty lacrosse. An IWLCA Tutorial Honor Roll choice, Hong emerged as a daily starter in 2022 and was a key a part of Harvard’s efforts on clears, recording 27 floor balls with six triggered turnovers and 6 draw controls.
Jenkins, a midfielder from Newburyport, Mass., is a two-time All-Ivy honoree, incomes First Workforce honors in 2022 and Second Workforce honors in 2019. She led the workforce with 31 floor balls and 21 triggered turnovers in 2022 and was a pressure within the defensive finish. She added 26 draw controls and was named Ivy League Defensive Participant of the Week on March 7 after Harvard’s 9-8 win at Penn.
Langmuir, a midfielder from Windfall, R.I., turned a daily contributor in 2022, recording 5 objectives in 11 video games performed, together with standout performances in wins towards Holy Cross (three objectives) and Boston College (two objectives). Langmuir can also be an IWLCA Tutorial Honor Roll choice.
HARVARD AND PRINCETON TO BATTLE ON ESPNU
In its last common season sport of the 2023 season, the Harvard and Princeton will meet on April 30 at midday in a sport that might be performed on ESPNU, the community introduced in early February. Harvard and Princeton are the lone Ivy colleges that may open the season towards ranked competitors this weekend.
Harvard will host Stonehill subsequent Tuesday (April 4) at Jordan Subject in a 5 p.m. contest.