Lafayette Battles No. 20 Boston U. to Open Patriot League Play
|Lafayette vs. Boston U.
|Date||Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 12 p.m.|
|Location||Boston, Mass. | New Balance Field|
|Live Streaming||Patriot League Network|
|Live Stats||Boston U.|
|Social Media||Twitter & Facebook|
-Lafayette opens Patriot League play tomorrow afternoon as they travel to Boston to take on No. 20 Boston U.
-After dropping their previous contest at home, the Leopards are looking to bounce back into the win column to open league play. Lafayette's attack will lean on Grace Angelella and Rosie Shanks to get the offense going in Boston. The duo is tied for the team-lead in goals with three apiece.
-The Maroon and White's backline and goalkeeping have been strong so far this season, only conceding eight goals this season. Cody Hunsicker and Lisa van der Geest have been a formidable duo in the middle, helping to produce a Patriot League-leading 1.14 goals-against average. Sophomore goalkeeper Sarah Park has been a steady presence in the cage posting a .810 save percentage, which ranks second in the Patriot League.
-The Leopards' have a quick turnaround as they stay in Boston to battle with Harvard Sunday, Sept. 24 at 2 p.m.