WLAX Set for Sunday Matchup with Vermont

Erin McGuire looks for a pass

GAMEDAY INFORMATION
Jacksonville (3-2) vs. Vermont (2-4)
DATE: Sunday, March 11
TIME: 1 p.m.
SITE: D.B. Milne Field – Jacksonville, Fla.
LIVE STATS: Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Looking to extend its win streak, Jacksonville University women's lacrosse plays host to Vermont this Sunday, March 11 at 1 p.m. Sunday's game marks the third meeting in program history between the teams, with the all-time series tied at 1-1.

Setting the Scene

  • Jacksonville enter their ninth season in program history in 2018.
  • After they defeated Villanova, 19-11, last Sunday, the Dolphins enter Sunday's contest with a 3-2 record overall.
  • Nine different Dolphins scored against the Wildcats, with MacEllen McDonough leading the way behind four goals, while Ashtyn HIron posted a game-high five points (3g, 2a).
  • Kristen Brunoforte posted a career-best 10 saves between the pipes to earn the win.

Weekly Honors

Scouting Vermont

  • Looking to snap a two-game losing skid, the Catamounts enter Saturday's contest with a 2-4 record overall.
  • UVM is under the direction of second-year head coach Sarah Dalton. … The Catamounts finished 1-15 in 2017 and faced a pair of ranked opponents and four who earned a berth in the NCAA Tournament.
  • Earlier this season, Vermont posted wins over St. Bonaventure and Siena
  • Elise Koehl leads the Catamounts with 21 points (18g, 3a) and leads the team with seven free-position goals (7-12).
  • Morgan Furbay leads the 'Cats with 27 draw controls, while she (12) and Maddy Kuras (16) combine for nearly a third of the team's ground balls (28-93).
  • Kuras has played a majority of the time in net, with 65 saves to her credit (.481 save %). … Kuras also has a 2-4 record in goal.

Series History vs. the Catamounts
Sunday's meeting marks the third ever meeting in the all-time series with the Catamounts, with the series tied at 1-1.

After falling to Vermont in the teams' inaugural meeting back in 2010 in the Dolphins' first year in program history, Jacksonville rebounded with a 13-8 decision in 2014. Both matchups were held at Jacksonville.

Up Next
The Dolphins welcome Central Connecticut State to D.B. Milne Field next Wednesday, March 14 for a noon contest.