The University of Denver women’s lacrosse team continues its homestand when the Pioneers take on the George Washington Colonials at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium on Friday at 7 p.m. MT.
HEAD COACH LIZA KELLY
DU women’s lacrosse head coach Liza Kelly is entering her eighth season at the helm of the women’s program. The Pioneers are 96-40 overall and 41-4 in conference play under Kelly. The 2013 IWLCA West/Midwest Region Coach of the Year led DU to a perfect conference record in 2013 and the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
This is seventh meeting between Denver and George Washington. The Pioneers beat the Colonials 17-6 last season.
THE 2013 PIONEERS (7-1, 2-0 MPSF)
Junior Jill Remenapp (Woodbine, Md.) leads the team with 35 points off 25 assists and 10 goals. Senior captain Meredith Harris (Middleburg, Va.) has 34 points off 26 goals and eight assists, placing 79.5 percent of her shots on goal.
Defensively, senior Sonorah Vinyard (Denver, Colo.) has led DU on the draw, securing the ball 24 times, while adding nine caused turnovers. Additionally, Vinyard has 15 groundballs. Redshirt junior goalkeeper Hannah Hook (Arnold, Md.) has made 64 saves in 457:16 minutes played this season, facing 156 shots.
SCOUTING GEORGE WASHINGTON (4-4, 0-0 ATLANTIC 10)
The Colonials enter the game coming off a 10-8 loss against Delaware on March 22. George Washington is led offensively by Jamie Bumgardner’s 39 points off 15 goals and 24 assists. Bumgardner has placed 85.2 percent of her shots on goal. Defensively, the Colonials are led by Jenn Seitz’s 17 groundballs. Additionally, Seitz has 24 draw controls. Cara Dellavecchia has led the Colonials in caused turnovers with nine. Mackenzie Jones and Erin Long have split the time in the cage making a combined 83 saves on 182 shots faced. Jones is 3-3, while Long is 1-1.
PIONEERS IN THE POLLS
Denver is receiving votes in the Brine Women’s Media Poll.