March 24, 2014
The Leopards play their third straight road game on Tuesday night when they take on Central Connecticut in a non-league contest. The Maroon and White hold a 3-6 mark, while the Blue Devils are 2-5 overall.
Last Time Out
Lafayette dropped an 11-10 overtime decision at Holy Cross on Saturday afternoon. The Leopards rallied from a 9-5 deficit early in the second half to tie the game and force overtime. Laura Kleiber powered the attack with four goals and Ana White chipped in a hat trick and an assist in the loss.
Scouting the Blue Devils
Amanda Toke leads the Central Connecticut attack with team-highs in goals (15) and assists (6). Falynn Mccartney is second on the team with 11 goals, while Elyse Malecki has 10 tallies this season. Madison Hughes anchors the defense for CCSU with a team-best 18 ground balls and 11 caused turnovers. Morgan Tuller has started all seven games allowing 16.52 goals against.
Lafayette alum Alison Fisher leads the Leopards in her sixth season. She is 29-65 in her career. Laura Campbell is in her first season at Central Connecticut and she holds a 42-49 career record.
The Leopards are 3-1 all-time against the Blue Devils, including last season’s 11-10 win.
Leopards on the Attack
Senior Ana White leads the Lafayette attack with 33 points, followed by Laura Kleiber’s 27 points. The duo is tied for fifth in the Patriot League each averaging 2.50 goals per game. Freshman Kirsten Wilhelmsen is third on the team with 13 goals, while classmate Amanda Case has contributed 12 goals. Charlotte Avallone has posted 12 goals and 2 assists this season.
Ana White leads the team in ground balls (23) and caused turnovers (24), while Charlotte Rath has scooped up 17 ground balls and 11 caused turnovers. Rachel Martin has 11 ground balls and 10 caused turnovers, while sophomore Laura Rowan has picked up 14 ground balls for Lafayette.
Between the Pipes
Curtin has played every minute in goal for the Maroon and White. She has holds a 10.89 goals-against average and has made 60 saves this season for a .353 save percentage.
Lafayette returns to College Hill on Saturday when the Leopards host Boston University.