MATCH-UP:
No. 9 Rollins (5-2) vs. Alabama-Huntsville (8-1)

WHERE:
Barker Family Stadium & Cahall-Sandspur Field | Winter Park, Fla.

WHEN:
Sunday, March 12, 2017 | 12 p.m. 

COVERAGE:
LIVE VIDEO: Free Video on the Geico Tars Sports Network

PLAY-BY-PLAY TALENT: Clark Sprinkel

LIVE STATS: TarsStats.com 

SET-UP:
The ninth-ranked Rollins women’s lacrosse team enters into Sunday afternoon’s match-up with an overall record of 5-2 after picking up a 13-9 upset victory over No. 7 Limestone this past week.  The Tars have squared up against four nationally-ranked opponents so far this season, and are riding a four-game win streak.

Alabama-Huntsville makes the trek to Winter Park riding a three game win streak while holding onto a record of 8-1.  Most recently, the Chargers played a double-header on March 10, earning a 22-1 victory over Truett-McConnell to open the day, followed by a 22-3 win over Davis & Elkins to wrap up the evening.  In their last three games, the Chargers have outscored their opponents, 66-9.

The Chargers, who are in the second season as a varsity program, finished their inaugural campaign with a record of 14-4, and fell to the Young Harris Mountain Lions by a final score of 17-7 in the Gulf South Conference Invitational Tournament on April 24, 2016.

TRACKING THE TARS:
After seven games this season, the Tars are led in overall scoring by Kallie German who has notched 28 points after compiling 14 goals and a team best 14 assists.  Freshman Hannah Ashton leads the team in goals with 18, and has earned one assist for 19 points so far in her first year.  Paige Brock follows with 12 goals and one assist, while Maggie Dougherty has earned 10 goals and a team second best six assists for 16 points.  Hannah Coakley has earned double-digit points in her first season, earning eight goals and three assists for 11 points.  Sophie Stavisky has picked up a team high 12 ground balls, followed by Malorie Olin in goal with 11, and Dougherty with nine.  Paige Brock leads the team with 19 draw controls, while Dougherty has won 16, and Ashton has pulled in 13.  Defensively, Lindsay Van Beck leads the team with eight caused turnovers, followed by Dougherty with seven.  In goal, Olin has complied a record of 4-1 on the season, having faced 109 shots and making 48 saves for a save percentage of .545.  Olin has allowed 40 goals in seven games played, notching a goals against average of 7.23. 

TRACKING THE CHARGERS:    
Jenna Carr leads the team in goals with 28, followed closely by Natalie Pachinger with 27, and Nicole Federovitch with 26.  Federovitch has also earned a team high 10 assists, while Pachinger has dished out seven, and Carr and Alanna Carvalho have earned five apiece.  Pachinger also leads the team in ground balls with 39, and caused turnovers with 25.  Shannon Kruse follows in both categories with 21 ground balls and 10 caused turnovers.  Off the draw, Pachinger leads once again with 29, followed by Jordan Gaines with 20, and Kruse with 19. 

NOTES:

  • Sunday’s game marks the first time the Tars and Chargers will meet in official competition.
  • When playing on their home turf, the Tars are 4-1 so far this season.
  • In their last three games, the Chargers have outscored their opponents, 66-9.
  • Of the Chargers’ 157 goals, only 41 have been assisted this season.
  • All five of the Tars’ game-winning goals have been scored by different players this season.
  • Rollins has earned assists on 34 of their 92 goals this year. 

NEXT:
Rollins returns to action on Tuesday, March 14, when they host Seton Hill at Barker Family Stadium and Cahall-Sandspur Field.  Game time against the Griffins is set for 7 p.m.  Fans who are unable to attend the game will be able to follow the Tars with free HD video available on the Geico Tars Sports Network on RollinsSports.com, as well as live stats on TarsStats.com. 

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