MU delved into the sport's native roots on Friday
WLAX honored four award winners at banquet
WLAX will play first games against BIG EAST foes
MU rallied from five-goal deficit for the win
VIDEO: WLAX season begins Feb. 15
Marquette's women's lacrosse team is ready to face its first challenge and play the program's inaugural games.
Practice has begun for the Marquette women's lacrosse team's inaugural season - find out from head coach Meredith Black, and Alex Winey and Emma Salter about how the team has progressed heading into year one.
2014: Picked up a ground ball in a 5-20 loss at No. 4 Northwestern (Feb. 25) ... Tallied one save in the cage during 15-9 victory at Detroit (March 2) ... Notched three saves during 10-14 loss vs. Duquesne (March 7) ... Registered two saves and one ground ball in 6-12 loss at Rutgers (April 11) ... Contributed one ground ball and two saves in 9-10 loss vs. Villanova (April 19) ... Garnered four saves, two ground balls and one caused turnovers in 5-12 loss against Louisville (April 24).
2013: Salter saw action in nine games as a back-up goalie as a freshman, playing just over 116 minutes ... Made 15 saves for a .405 save percentage on 48 shots faced ... Given Marquette women's lacrosse's "MU Rah Rah" spirit award.
High School: Salter earned four letters in lacrosse at Sacred Heart Academy ... Four-time conference champion ... Notched 182 saves as a junior and 170 as a sophomore ... Competed in the US Lacrosse Women's National Tournament in 2011 ... Named to the US Lacrosse All-Academic Team as a junior and senior ... Salter received the 2010 Long Island Girls Challenge Team Most Valuable Player award ... Member of the Long Island Liberty club lacrosse team.
Personal: Salter was born in New York City and is one of five children to George and Nancy Salter ... Is a triplet, with brothers Jack and Will ... Plans to major in nursing.