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NCAA Lacrosse: Denver Women’s Lacrosse Falls To Louisville In 12-7 On March 1; Cardinals Use 4-0 Second Half Run To Pull Away From Pioneers
NCAA Lacrosse: Louisville Women’s Lacrosse Releases 2014 Schedule Featuring Duke, Denver, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Georgetown And Marquette
NCAA Lacrosse: Louisville Women’s Lacrosse Senior Attacker Nikki Boltja Earned 3rd Team All-American Honors And BIG EAST Conference Scholar-Athlete Excellence Award In 2013
Nikki Boltja proved once again why she is one of the most potent attackers in the country. While being double and triple teamed most of the year, Nikki still managed to rack up 59 goals and 10 assists.
With those stats she earned IWLCA 3rd Team All-American, Synapse Sports 3rd Team All American, 1st Team all West/Midwest Region and 1st Team All Big East.
Nikki’s excellence went beyond the field as she once again succeeded in the classroom.
Because of her dedication in the classroom and on the field, Nikki earned the 2012-2013 BIG EAST Conference Scholar-Athlete Excellence Award. We can’t wait to see what Nikki’s senior year will bring!!
NCAA Lacrosse: Stanford Women’s Lacrosse (8-0) Defeats Louisville 16-12 On March 24 To Stay Unbeaten On Road Trip With Vanderbilt Next On Schedule
No. 7 Stanford improved to 8-0, defeating another quality opponent in Louisville, 16-12. The Cardinal handed the Cardinals their first loss of the season, while Stanford defeated its fourth Big East opponent of the year.
The loss was the first of the season for Louisville and makes Stanford just one of six remaining unbeaten teams in the nation.
“I am really happy with the team’s performance against a good Louisville team,” said head coach Amy Bokker. “Our offensive effort was again very diverse with many contributors. Annie Read was also very solid for us in goal today.”
Louisville opened the scoring in the early moments of and the two teams went back and forth, sharing the lead for the early part of the game. Freshmen Rachel Ozer and Anna Kim scored Stanford’s first two goals to give Stanford its first lead, but Louisville fought back to make it 3-2.
The Cardinal then scored three consecutive goals for a lead that it would not relinquish. Leslie Foard got on the board on the way to another multi-goal game, before Sarah Flynn scored her first of two and Nina Swanson capped the run with another goal from a freshman.
Louisville managed to keep it close in the first half, however, as only an Anna Boeri goal with five second remaining allowed Stanford to take a 7-5 lead at the half. Each team had 18 shots for the half with Read looking spectacular in net, making 10 of her 16 saves in the period.