Women's Lacrosse to Honor Seniors, Fight PanCan, on Sunday
April 13, 2013
MARQUETTE WOMEN'S LACROSSE
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MILWAUKEE - The Marquette University women's lacrosse team welcomes No. 17 Loyola Maryland for its home finale at Valley Fields at noon on Sunday.
The game against the Greyhounds will conclude a season-long campaign raising funds for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's fight against pancreatic cancer. The Golden Eagles will also host a pregame ceremony honoring departing seniors Katie Bathon, Lisa Beltramello, Jacqueline Dubois as well as team manager Chloe Johnson.
Live statistics will be available through GameTracker on GoMarquette.com.
The Golden Eagles (2-11) are coming off a 13-7 defeat to No. 8 Georgetown on Friday afternoon at Valley Fields. Redshirt freshman Emily Donovan notched her first career two goal game in the loss, while Claire Costanza added to her team-leading point total with a goal and two assists. MU goal keeper Sarah Priem also turned away 10 of the Hoyas' shots on goal, the third time in four games that the freshman has notched double digit saves.
The Greyhounds (6-6) topped No. 5 Notre Dame in double overtime on Friday evening at Arlotta Stadium. Points leader Marlee Paton paced the Loyola offense with five goals and two assists in the victory over the Irish before leading goal scorer Hannah Schmitt tallied the game winner with 1:39 remaining in double overtime.
The Golden Eagles continue to raise funds for pancreatic cancer research on Sunday afternoon and will announce the winners of their gift basket raffles during the game against the Greyhounds. Raffle tickets will continue to be sold at the east end of Valley Fields during the first half.
Fans can make donations online to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at bit.ly/MUpancan.