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April 25, 2006

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State (3-11 overall, 1-3 American Lacrosse Conference) women’s lacrosse squad will host second-ranked Northwestern (13-1, 3-0) Friday at 7 p.m. in ALC conference action and then face Rutgers (6-7) Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium to close out the season. Last week Ohio State lost 19-12 to Penn State and defeated Robert Morris, 20-2, in home matches.

A LOOK AT OHIO STATE
The head coach for the Buckeyes is Sue Stimmel. Ohio State is 3-11 overall and 1-3 in the American Lacrosse Conference. Last week the Buckeyes fell 19-12 to Penn State and defeated Robert Morris, 20-2. KC Carter (Sr., Birchrunville, Pa.) leads the team in points with 26 with a team-high 24 goals and three assists. Jessica Patane (So., Farmingdale, N.Y.) is second in points with 24 with 19 goals and five assists. Kristen Slahor (So., Ellicott City, Md.) ranks third in points with 23 with 12 goals and a team-high 11 assists. Carter has a team-high 19 ground balls for the Buckeyes. Kacie Caldwell (So./Fr., Lutherville, Md.), Lindsay Weiner (Jr., Eldersburg, Md.) and Kristen Hannon (So., Sykesville, Md.) are tied for second with 17. Carter has a team-high 29 draw controls with Weiner second with 20 and Hannon third with 18. Carter also leads the team in caused turnovers with 11. Hannon ranks second with eight with Weiner and Danielle Gibson (Jr., Springfield, Pa.) tied for third with seven. In goal, Kristen Gilwee (Fr., Hunt Valley, Md.) has played in 11 games (3-6) with nine starts. Gilwee has a 10.56 goals against average and a .528 saves percentage. Kim Hastings (Sr., Sewickley, Pa.) has played in 10 games (0-4) with four starts. Hastings has a 12.67 goals against average and a .446 saves percentage.

A LOOK AT NORTHWESTERN
The head coach for the second-ranked Wildcats is Kelly Amonte Hiller. Northwestern is 13-11 on the season and has a 3-0 mark in the ALC. The Wildcats have won three straight including victories over fifth-ranked North Carolina, 18-10, and eighth-ranked Johns Hopkins, 17-5, last week at home. Kristen Kjellman leads the Wildcats in points with 73. She has a team-high 53 goals and 20 assists. Lindsey Munday is second in points with 72 on 35 goals and a team-high 37 assists. Laura Glassanos, with 49 points, ranks third with 32 goal and 17 assists. Kjellman has a team-high 45 ground balls with Sarah Albrecht second with 42. Aly Josephs ranks third with 34. Kjellman leads the team in draw controls wit 63. Albrecht ranks second with 41 and Meredith Frank third with 25. Christy Finch has a team-high 20 caused turnovers with Albrecht second with 16 and Frank third with 14. In goal, Morgan Lathrop has played in 13 games with 12 starts. She is 11-1 on the season and has .465 saves percentage and a 8.55 goals against average. Abby Bangser has played in eight games with two starts (2-0) and has a .415 saves percentage and a 7.18 goals against average.

OHIO STATE – NORTHWESTERN SERIES
The series between Ohio State and Northwestern is tied at two games each. The Wildcats have won the last two meetings including a 9-6 win in Columbus in 2004 and a 18-5 victory at Northwestern in 2005. The Wildcats’ 2004 victory is the only meeting in Columbus.

NORTHWESTERN 18, OHIO STATE 5 (May 5, 2005)
Ohio State (5-10 overall, 3-3 American Lacrosse Conference) was defeated by No. 1-ranked Northwestern, 18-5, at the Thomas Athletic Complex in Evanston, Ill. The win ends the Wildcats’ regular season with a perfect 17-0 record and a 6-0 ledger in ALC play to win the outright title. Ashley Evans led OSU with two goals and points, while NU’s Lindsey Munday had a team-best seven points on five goals and two assists and three other Wildcats had six points. The game was televised live on College Sports Television (CSTV).

The Buckeyes got on the board first on a goal by Evans at 6:56 into the first half. Northwestern tied the game on a free-position shot by Aly Josephs at 10:11 that started a 13-goal run. Following Josephs’ goal, the Wildcats scored 10 goals to close out the first half and go into the lockerroom with an 11-1 lead. Kristen Kjellman and Josephs led NU with three goals each in the first half, while Sarah Albrecht had three assists.

Northwestern scored the first two goals of the second half (at :50 and 2:35) before Kelly Kremer scored an unassisted goal at 4:40 to stop the Wildcat run. Regina Oliver added a goal at 7:50. Following the Buckeyes’ goals, NU scored the next five, with three goals and an assist from Lindsey Munday. OSU closed out the scoring with goals from Kelyn Laws, assisted by Brandie Williams and Evans.

Northwestern outshot Ohio State, 30-16. For the Buckeyes, Kim Hastings started the game and made 12 saves and allowed 15 goals in 46 minutes. Joy DeMarco played 14 minutes, making no saves and giving up three scores. NU’s Ashley Gersuk played 42 minutes and allowed three goals and made four saves. Abby Banger saw 18 minutes of action, giving up two goals and making three stops.

A LOOK AT RUTGERS
The head coach for the Scarlet Knights is Laura Brand. Rutgers is 6-7 on the year and has lost its last two games prior to a Wednesday home contest against Albany. Last week, the Scarlet Knights lost 13-8 at home to Notre Dame. Katie Batiuk has a team-high 46 points for Rutgers. She has team-highs of 30 goals and 16 assists. Kathryn Lawrence has 27 points to rank second on the squad with 17 goals and 10 assists. Kate Shomo is third in points with 26 on 23 goals and three assists. Jamie Farewell leads the team in ground balls with 29. Batiuk ranks second with 22 and Anne Marchitello has 21 for third. Batiuk has a team-high 27 draw controls with Kathryn Lawrence second with 21 and Michelle Poole third with 16. In caused turnovers, Batiuk leads the team with 18. Shirah Hamor ranks second with 12 and Marchitello is third with 11. In goal, Sandra Abel has started 11 games (6-5) and has a .485 saves percentage and a 11.16 goals against average. Katherine Parker has played in three games with one start (0-1). She has a .488 saves percentage and a 13.85 goals against average.

OHIO STATE – RUTGERS SERIES
Rutgers leads the series with Ohio State, 1-0. The Scarlet Knights won, 10-9, at Piscataway, N.J. last season.

RUTGERS 10, OHIO STATE 9 (April 24, 2005)
Ohio State (5-8 overall, 3-2 American Lacrosse Conference) lost, 10-9, to Rutgers (5-8) in Piscataway, N.J. Buckeyes KC Carter, Kelly Kremer and Regina Oliver scored two goals each for Ohio State. Rutgers’ Katie Batiuk produced a match-high six goals including the game winner for the Scarlet Knights with Jamie Farewell adding two.

Rutgers, with a free position goal by Anne Marchitell with 3:48 gone in the game and an unassisted goal by Batiuk at 5:32, took a 2-0 lead against Buckeyes. OSU’s Carter scored first for the Buckeyes at 5:52 with an assist from Ashley Evans. Kremer’s goal at 10:16 with an assist from Andrea Fischer tied the game at two. Lindsay Weiner gave Ohio State a 3-2 lead on an unassisted goal at 15:14. Batiuk scored at 16:20, unassisted, to tie the game at three. Rutgers took a 4-3 at 21:52 with a Kate Shomo goal, assisted by Jamie Farewell. Batiuk’s third goal of the game at 25:05 gave the Scarlet Knights a 5-3 halftime lead.

Ohio State’s Oliver opened the scoring in the second half at 35:05, assisted by Lindsay Weiner. Batiuk scored at 36:30, unassisted, to put Rutgers ahead, 6-4. Ohio State responded with unassisted goals by Ashley Evans at 38:35 and Kristen Hannon at 38:51 to tie the score at six. Kremer’s second goal, assisted by Fischer at 40:28 put the Buckeyes ahead, 7-6. With her second goal of the game, Oliver gave the Buckeyes a two-goal lead at 8-6 at 43:45 on a Fischer assist. Rutgers cut the lead to one at 8-7 on a Jamie Farewell goal at 47:14. Ohio State took a 9-7 lead at 53:22 with Carter’s second goal, unassisted. Batiuk’s fifth goal on a free position attempt at 54:52 cut the Ohio State lead to 9-8. Rutgers tied the game at nine at 55:54 on an unassisted goal by Farewell. The Scarlet Knights took the lead for good at 58:30 with a free position goal by Batiuk, her sixth, at 58:30. Rutgers held the lead to win the game, 10-9.

Rutgers goalie Lyndsey Feldman took the win (5-8), recording eight saves. OSU’s Kim Hastings had nine saves in the loss (5-8).

SENIORS CLOSE OUT CAREERS AGAINST RUTGERS
Ohio State will honor eight departing seniors Sunday during the Rutgers game at 1 p.m. The eight departing seniors include KC Carter, Andrea Fischer (Sr., Cleveland Heights, Ohio), Kim Hastings, Mindy Kittle (Sr. Hockessin, Del.), Alicia McClure (Sr., Hatboro, Pa.), Alicia Meredith (Sr., Peospect, Ky.), Emily Rosen (Sr., Baltimore, Md.) and Lindsey Weiner.

LAWS HAS NINE POINT WEEKEND
Kelyn Laws (Jr., Ellicott City, Md.) scored a total on nine points last weekend. She had two goals and two assists against Penn State. Against Robert Morris, as a starter, she had a career-high three goals adding two assists for a career-high five points. Laws has played in 13 games with three starts. She is fourth on the team in points with 22 on 12 goals and 10 assists.

CARTER TOPS OSU IN FIVE CATEGORIES
KC Carter leads Ohio State in five statistical categories this season. She is the team leader in goals with 24 and points with 27. She has team-highs of 19 ground balls, 29 draw controls and 11 caused turnovers. Last week against Penn State, Carter scored a goal and collected two draw controls and two caused turnovers. She added a draw control and a caused turnover against Robert Morris. Carter has started all 14 games this season.

HANNON HAS CAREER-HIGH FIVE POINTS AGAINST ROBERT MORRIS
Kristen Hannon had two goals and three assists for five points in the Robert Morris game. The assists and points are new career highs. Hannon had two goals and an assist for three points against Penn State to total eight points on the weekend. She has played in all 14 games with 13 starts and ranks fifth in points with 21 on 12 goals and nine assists.

SHIMP HAS THREE GOAL WEEKEND
Amanda Shimp (So., Endicott, N.Y.) recorded three goals last weekend, picking up one against Penn State, off the bench, and two against Robert Morris as a starter. She added two draw controls and a ground ball against Penn State and had a ground ball and a caused turnover against Robert Morris. Shimp has played in 13 games with four starts. She has seven goals on the year.

GILWEE SECURES THIRD WIN AGAINST ROBERT MORRIS
Kristen Gilwee played the first 30 minutes against Robert Morris to record her third win of the season. She held the Colonials scoreless while making two saves. Friday against Penn State, Gilwee played six minutes, giving up six goals while making no saves. She has played in 11 games this season with nine starts and has a 3-6 record. Gilwee has a .528 saves percentage and a 10.56 goals against average.

WEINER SCORES A CAREER-HIGH THREE GOALS AGAINST PENN STATE
Lindsay Weiner scored a career-high three goals in the Penn State game last weekend. Her previous best effort was two goals in two games. Weiner had a goal and four draw controls against Robert Morris Sunday. Weiner has started all 14 games this season and has 12 goals and an assist for 13 points on the year.

PATANE COLLECTS THREE GOAL AGAINST PENN STATE
Jessica Patane had three goals against Penn State to equal her career high set against Davidson. Against Robert Morris she added two goals to give her 19 on the season. With five assists, she is second on the team in points with 24. Patane has started all 14 games.

TRAFICANT HAS THREE GOALS AGAINST ROBERT MORRIS
Lauren Traficant (Jr., Dublin, Ohio) scored three goals and added an assist for four points against Robert Morris. The goals and points are career highs. Traficant has played in five games, scoring for the first time this season.

COOK HAS FIRST GOALS OF HER CAREER
Jacqueline Cook (Fr., Pocopson, Pa.) picked up two goals in the Robert Morris for the first scores of her career. She scored the goals while taking three shots. It was Cook’s second game of the season.

YOURICK HAS A CAREER-HIGH FIVE POINTS AGAINST ROBERT MORRIS
Keri Yourick (Fr., Castle Rock, Colo.) scored two goals and added three assists for a career-high five points in the Robert Morris game. Her three assists were also a career-high. Yourick has played in two games this season and has a total of six points.

FISCHER SCORES A CAREER-HIGH THREE GOALS AGAINST ROBERT MORRIS
Andrea Fischer scored a career-high three goal in the Robert Morris game. She added two ground balls, a draw control and a caused turnover while scoring one of her goals on a free position attempt. Fischer has played in nine games with four starts.

HAWES COLLECTS FIRST CAREER POINT AGAINST COLONIALS
Rachel Hawes (Fr., Eldersburg, Md.) recorded her first career points with an assist against Robert Morris. She added two draw controls and a caused turnover in the game. Hawes has played in five games this season.

CAREY SETS CAREER HIGHS IN GROUND BALLS AND DRAW CONTROLS
Bethany Carey (So., Eldersburg, Md.) had a career-high four ground balls against Penn State and a career-high four draw controls against Robert Morris last weekend. Carey has played in 13 games and with two starts last weekend, has four on the season. She has produced 16 ground balls, 11 draw controls and three caused turnovers this season.

SLAHOR NAMED ALC PLAYER OF THE WEEK
(April 11, 2006) Kristen Slahor was named the American Lacrosse Conference Player of the Week for her play in Ohio State’s 9-7 victory at Ohio (3-9, 0-3). She scored two goals, adding an assist and a caused turnover against the Bobcats. With Ohio State leading, 7-5, Slahor scored the game winning goal on a free position shot at 49:01 to give OSU an 8-5 lead. The Bobcats rallied with two unassisted goals to cut the lead to one at 8-7. Ohio controlled the next draw but a Bobcat turnover gave OSU possession. Slahor scored her second goal at 58:32 to give Ohio State a 9-7 lead. The Buckeyes controlled the draw and held on for the victory.

HEAD COACH Sue Stimmel
Sue Stimmel is in her 11th season as the head coach for the Ohio State women’s lacrosse team. A 1984 graduate of Temple University, Stimmel is the only coach that the Buckeye program has had. She spent six years has the head coach of Denison prior to coming to OSU. Stimmel is 81-81 at Ohio State (11 years) and is 158-100 in her 16-year career. The 2003 season was her most successful with a program-high 14 wins, finishing the regular season ranked 11th nationally and making the school’s second consecutive appearance in the NCAA Championship, advancing to the quarterfinals. Her squad won the 2003 American Lacrosse Conference Championship and she was named the ALC Coach of the Year and was later named the 2003 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association Regional Coach of the Year.

KREMER NAMED TO 2006 ALC PRESEASON TEAM
Kelly Kremer (So., Kennetts Square, Pa.) has been named to the 2006 American Lacrosse Conference Preseason Team by a vote of the league coaches. In her freshman season with the Buckeyes, she was named the ALC Rookie of the Year and a second team ALC selection. Kremer started all 16 games last season, recording team-highs of 38 goals and 44 points, adding six assists, 22 ground ball, 17 draw controls and 12 caused turnovers. She was named to the 2005 National All-Rookie Team by womenslacrosse.com. Also named to the 2006 American Lacrosse Conference Preseason Team were Sarah Albrecht, Northwestern; Renee Cipro, Penn State; Margie Curran, Vanderbilt; Dana Dobbie, Ohio; Lori Havrilla, Penn State; Kate Hickman, Vanderbilt; Mary Key, Johns Hopkins; Kristen Kjellman, Northwestern; Jessi Lieb, Penn State; Lindsey Munday, Northwestern and Lauren Schwarzmann, Johns Hopkins

OHIO STATE PICKED FIFTH IN THE ALC
Ohio State was picked to finish fifth in the conference by a vote of the league coaches. NCAA and ALC defending champion Northwestern was tabbed to win the conference, received 36 votes and all six first place ballots. Penn State, with 27 votes, was picked to finish second, one point ahead of third place John Hopkins with 26. Vanderbilt was selected to finish fourth with 19 votes, Ohio State fifth with 10 votes and Ohio sixth with 8 votes.

REVIEWING THE PENN STATE GAME
Ohio State (2-11 overall, 1-3 American Lacrosse Conference) dropped a 19-12 decision to Penn State on a rainy afternoon at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. OSU’s Jessica Patane and Lindsay Weiner scored three goals each to lead the Buckeyes. Penn State’s Lori Havrilla scored five goals with Shari Maslin adding four as eight Nittany Lions scored in the game.

Penn State opened the game by controlling the first three draws and scoring on each possession. The Nittany Lions jumped to a 7-0 lead behind two goals each by Havrilla, Maslin and Lindsay Dutch and a single score by Jessi Lieb. A Weiner goal with 13:47 gone put OSU on the board. Dutch added her third goal to make it 8-1. A Kristen Hannon goal at 16:06, on a Kristen Slahor assist made it 8-2. Penn State responded with goals by Havrilla and Karen Long to make the score 10-2. At 28:08, Patane scored on a free position attempt, making the score 10-3. Long scored again to make it 11-3. OSU’s KC Carter scored at 26:41 with an assist from Natale Miller. Maslin tallied again to make it 12-4. Weiner added the final goal of the half at 28:34, assisted by Kelyn Laws to cut the Penn State lead to 12-5.

Penn State scored the first four goals of the second half to open a 16-5 lead. Havrilla scored twice with Maslin and Kim Kontson adding single goals. OSU’s Patane, with a Laws assist, scored at 36:43 followed by a Hannon free position goal at 39:53 to make it 16-7. Penn State took the lead to 10 on a Meg Boyd goal for a 17-7 lead before free position goals by Weiner at 42:55 and Laws at 43:36 made it 17-9. The Nittany Lions scored to lead 18-9 on a Boyd goal, but Patane countered with a goal, assisted by Hannon, making the score, 18-10. Penn State scored their 19th goal of the game by Brittany Jensen to lead 19-10. Buckeye goals by Amanda Shimp at 53:53 and Laws at 56:57 closed out the scoring with Penn State winning, 19-12.

In goal for Ohio State, Kristen Gilwee had the start, taking the loss, while giving up six goals. Kim Hastings played the majority of the game for the Buckeyes, making two saves and giving up 10 goals. Joy DeMarco closed out the game with nine saves, giving up three goals. For Penn State, Cammie Jurkowsky took the win as the starter, giving up six goals and making one save. Jess Boccio finished the game for Penn State making four saves while giving up six goals.

REVIEWING THE ROBERT MORRIS GAME
Ohio State (3-11 overall, 1-2 American Lacrosse Conference) defeated Robert Morris (3-14), 20-2 Sunday afternoon in Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. The Buckeyes scored the first 18 goals of the game with Kelyn Laws, Andrea Fischer and Lauren Traficant collecting three each. Ashley Levering scored both goals for Robert Morris.

Ohio State opened the scoring with just 37 seconds gone in the game with a Jessica Patane assisted by Kristen Slahor. At 2:10, Amanda Shimp made it 2-0. Laws scored the next two Buckeye goals on assists from Slahor at 3:23 and from Kristen Hannon at 3:33. OSU made it 5-0 with a Shimp free position shot at 4:19. Patane, with an assist from Laws, scored at 5:02 and Laws then scored at 9:52 on a Hannon assist. Hannon contributed the next two goals, the first at 10:03, unassisted, and the second at 10:18 on a Laws assist to lead 9-0. Andrea Fischer scored at 13:32 on a free position shot and again at 14:59, assisted by Hannon. Lindsay Weiner made the lead, 12-0, at 17:14 with a free position attempt. Buckeye Lauren Traficant, with an assist from Keri Yourick, scored at 18:24. Yourick added an unassisted goal at 25:06. Traficant connected for her second goal at 26:39 to make the halftime lead, 15-0.

OSU’s Fischer scored at 30:45 of the second half with an assist from Traficant. At 34:05, Jacqueline Cook tallied at 34:05 with an assist by Yourick. . Yourick made it 18-0 with a goal at 35:38, assisted by Rachel Hawes. Levering scored for Robert Morris at 48:43 on a free position attempt. She scored her second goal of the game at 51:24 to make the score, 18-2. OSU’s Traficant scored her third goal at 53:55 with an assist from Yourick. Buckeye Cook closed out the scoring at 57:40 for the 20-2 final score.

In goal for Ohio State, Kristen Gilwee played the first half, making two saves for the win. Kim Hastings started the second half for OSU playing 15:42 and collecting four saves. Joy DeMarco finished the game for the Buckeyes in goal, playing 14:18 while giving up two goals. For Robert Morris, Kelly Dreisch took the loss playing 36 minutes. She had three saves and gave up 18 goals. Kate Dunlap played the final 24 minutes, giving up two goals.

2006 PLAYER NOTES
#0 Kristen Gilwee (Fr., Hunt Valley) 2006 – Played in 11 games with nine starts – played 42:50 in win at Ohio making three saves – played 40 minutes against Davidson for the win making two saves – played the first half and held Robert Morris scoreless, making two saves – career-high 20 saves at Maryland, giving up 17 goals – had 19 saves in loss at Vanderbilt.

#1 Kim Hastings (Sr., Sewickley, Pa.) 2006 – Played in 10 games, starting four – career-high 16 saves at California 2005 – Started all 16 games, 6-10 record – 9.80 goals against average and a .459 save percentage – career-high 14 saves against Johns Hopkins – named the womenslacrosse.com National Player of the Week (March 14) – the American Lacrosse Conference Player of the Week (March 15). 2004 – Played in 16 games – starting 14 – 5-9 record – 9.52 goals against average and a .483 save percentage. 2003 – Played in six games – record 0-1 – starting one – 8.56 goals against average and a .355 save percentage

#2 Joy DeMarco (Jr., Hudson, Ohio) 2006 – Played in three games with one start – started at Virginia Tech playing 19:34 – had two saves, giving up seven goals. 2005 – Played in six games – 7.22 goals against average and a .524 save percentage. 2004 – Played in two games – 11.74 goals against average and a .500 save percentage.

#3 Allyson Vernon (So./Jr. eligibility, Voorhees, N.J.) 2006 – Has not played. 2005 – Played in 11 games – 4 goals, 1 assist.

#4 Kristen Hannon (So., Sykesville, Md.) 2006 – Played in 14 games, starting 13 – career-high five points (2-3) against Robert Morris – career-high two goals in four games – career-high four ground balls at Duquesne and against Penn State. 2005 – Played in 16 games with two starts.

#5 Andrea Fischer (Sr., Cleveland Heights, Ohio) 2006 – Played in nine games with four starts – career-high three goals against Robert Morris – career-high two draw controls at Virginia Tech – three ground balls at Duquesne, tying career-high. 2005 – Played in 14 games with one start – 5 goals, 4 assists. 2004 – Played in nine games, starting five – 2 goals, 4 assists. 2003 – Played in 10 games – 5 goals, 1 assist..

#6 Kristen Slahor (Fr., Ellicott City, Md.) 2006 – Played in 14 games, starting 13 – season-highs of three assists and five points against Davidson – two goals and two assists at California – scored two goals in four of the last seven games. 2005 – Started 15 games – 9 goals, 20 assists.

#7 Danielle Gibson (Jr., Springfield, Pa.) 2006 – Played in 12 games, starting eight – career-high four caused turnovers against Davidson – two draw controls at California and against Davidson – scored a goal against Davidson. 2005 – Played in six games. 2004 – Played in two games.

#8 Bethany Carey (So., Eldersburg, Md.) 2006 – Played in 13 games with four starts – career-high four ground balls against Penn State – career-high four draw controls against Robert Morris – recorded an assist, two ground balls and a draw control against Davidson – scored a goal and added two ground balls and two draw controls at California. 2005 – Played in one game.

#9 Lindsay Weiner (Jr., Eldersburg, Md.) 2006 – Started 14 games – career-high three goals against Penn State – career-highs of two caused turnovers and four draw controls against Notre Dame – season-high three ground balls against North Carolina – equaled career-high four draw controls in two games. 2005 – Started all 16 games – 11 goals, 6 assists. 2003 – Played in 11 games, at James Madison – 1 goal, 1 assist.

#10 Margaret Prunte (Fr., Columbus, Ohio) 2006 – Played in two games – had a ground ball and a caused turnover against Robert Morris – recorded a free position attempt against Davidson..

#11 Kelly Kremer (So., Kennett Square, Pa.) 2006 -Played in 12 games, starting seven – scored goals in five games – two points at Maryland with a goal and an assists. 2005 – Started all 16 games – American Lacrosse Conference Rookie of the Year – a second-team ALC selection – ALC Player of the Week (Apr. 4) – named to womenslacrosse.com Honor Roll (Feb. 28) – insidelacrosse.com Honorable Mention (Feb. 28) – insidelacrosse.com National Player of the Week (March 14) – womenslacrosse.com National All-Rookie Team – 38 goals, 6 assists.

#12 Kacie Caldwell (So./Fr. eligibility, Lutherville, Md.) 2006 – Played in 14 games, starting 13 – career-high five ground balls at Vanderbilt – career-high two draw controls against Davidson – career-high two caused turnovers at Vanderbilt. 2005 – Did not Play.

#13 Alicia Meredith (Sr., Prospect, Ky.) 2006 – Played in 14 games, starting 11 – career-high four ground balls at Maryland – equaled career-high two caused turnovers at Maryland. 2005 – Played in all 16 games with 15 starts – 13 ground balls. 2004 – Played in three games. 2003 – Played in three games.

#14 Libby Graf (Fr., Delaware, Ohio) 2006 – Played in 11 games, starting three – career-high two ground balls against Penn – one draw control against Notre Dame and Penn State – career-high two caused turnovers at Johns Hopkins.

#15 Jessica Patane (So., Farmingdale, N.Y.) 2006 – Started 14 games – has scored in 13 of 14 games – career-high three points in four games – career-high three goals against Davidson and Penn State – career-high three ground balls at Virginia Tech. 2005 – Played in seven games – 2 goals.

#16 Lauren Traficant (Jr./So. eligibility, Dublin, Ohio) 2006 – Played in five games – career-highs of three goals and four points against Robert Morris – one ground ball at California and at Virginia Tech – one draw control against Penn. 2005 – Did not play. 2004 – Played in 7 games – 2 goals, 1 assist.

#17 KC Carter (Sr., Birchrunville, Pa.) 2006 – Started 14 games – six games with three or more goals – tied career-high of four goals at Stanford and at California – career-high five points (four goals, one assist) at California – season-high three ground balls at Johns Hopkins and against Davidson – season-high three caused turnovers at Virginia Tech. 2005 – Played in 15 games, starting 14 – 15 goals, 4 assists. 2004 – Started all 16 games – 12 goals, 6 assists. 2003 – Started all 18 games – American Lacrosse Conference Rookie of the Year – womenslacrosse.com All-Rookie Team – 18 goals, 3 assists.

#18 Jacqueline Cook (Fr., Pocopson, Pa.) 2006 – Played in two games – career-high two goals against Robert Morris – recorded a caused turnover against Davidson.

#19 Sarah Wilcox (Fr., Toledo, Ohio) 2006 – Has not played.

#20 Ally MacMeekin (Jr., Baltimore, Md.) 2006 – Played in five games with one start – one ground ball at Maryland and against Robert Morris – three draw controls against Robert Morris – caused turnover against Davidson. 2005 – Played in seven games. 2004 – Played nine games with three starts.

#21 Keri Yourick (Fr., Castle Rock, Colo.) 2006 – Played in two games – career-highs of two goals, three assists, five points and a ground ball against Robert Morris – one goal against Davidson.

#22 Mindy Kittle (Sr., Hockessin, Del.) 2006 – Played in four games – one draw control against Robert Morris. 2005 – Played in two games. 2004 – Played in 11 matches with seven starts – 16 ground balls and 10 caused turnovers. 2003 – Played in six games.

#23 Rachel Hawes (Fr., Eldersburg, Md.) 2006 – Played in five games – an assist against Robert Morris – two draw controls and a caused turnover against Robert Morris.

#24 Emily Rosen (Sr., Baltimore, Md.) 2006 – Played in two games – ground ball against Davidson. 2005 – Played in one game. 2004 – Played in two games. 2003 – Played in three games.

#25 Amanda Shimp (So., Endicott, N.Y.) 2006 – Played in 13 games, starting four – career-high two goals at Stanford and against Robert Morris – career-high two draw controls at California and against Davidson – career-high three ground balls against Notre Dame. – 2005 – Played in one game.

#26 Natale Miller (So., Birmingham, Pa.) 2006 – Played in 14 games, starting seven – season-high two draw controls against Penn and Penn State. 2005 – Played in 16 games, starting 13 – 15 goals, 2 assists. 2004 – Played in 16 games with 11 starts – 13 goals, 3 assists.

#27 Mallory Mayhew (Fr., Liverpool, N.Y.) 2006 – Has not played.

#28 Kelyn Laws (Jr., Ellicott City, Md.) 2006 – Played in 13 games, starting three – scored eight of her 12 goals coming off the bench – career-high five points (3 goals, 2 assists) against Robert Morris – career-high two assists four times – season-high two ground balls against North Carolina. 2005 – Played in 14 games with two starts – 4 goals, 1 assist. 2004 – Played in 16 games with 13 starts – 12 goals, 4 assists, 20 ground balls.

#29 Alicia McClure (Sr., Hatboro, Pa.) 2006 – Played in 11 games, starting seven – tied career-high of two goals at Maryland and against Notre Dame – season-high two ground balls at Duquesne. 2005 – Played in 11 games with eight starts – 14 ground balls. 2004 – Played in 11 matches with eight starts – 18 ground balls and 12 caused turnovers. 2003 – Played in five games.

#30 Kendall Gysin (Fr., Noblesville, Ind.) 2006 – Started 14 games – one goal at Stanford, at California and against Davidson – career-high two ground balls at California and against North Carolina – career-high three draw controls in three games.