Lacrosse Gets Set for Busy Week

Lacrosse Gets Set for Busy Week

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Lacrosse will take on three Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foes in three days this week as they host Concordia University, St. Paul Wednesday in the Superior Dome, then head to #22 Grand Valley State University Friday night and conclude the week with a Sunday contest at Davenport University. 

WEEKLY NOTES

  FOLLOW ALONG

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Wednesday vs. Concordia St. Paul: 6 p.m.

Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/nmu/
Live Stats: http://nmuwildcats.com/sports/wlax/2018-19/boxscores/20190410_i0yg.xml

Friday at #22 Grand Valley State: 6 p.m.

Links for Friday's contest are not yet available. 

Sunday at Davenport: 10 am.

Video: https://dupanthers.com/watch/?Live=146&type=Live
Live Stats: https://dupanthers.com/sidearmstats/wlax/summary

  LAST TIME OUT

The Wildcats finished a four-game road trip against GLIAC schools Friday night as they fell to CSP 21-9. NMU faced a 5-1 deficit early in the contest but roared back to tie the game at 5-5 in the middle of the first half. However the Golden Bears were able to bounce back to win on their home turf.

  APPROACHING 100

Junior Graison Ringlever (Mattawan, Mich.) is approaching the 100 point and 100 goal mark to become the first player in program history to achieve those totals. She enters Wednesday's game with 99 points, scoring 87 goals with 12 assists in her career as a Wildcat. This season, she has notched a team-high 26 goals and dished out three assists to lead the squad with 25 points. Last season, she became the first player to achieve 100 draw controls and leads the squad this year with 48. She leads the GLIAC with 13 free position goals this year as well, almost double of the next closest player. In the NCAA, the junior ranks 15th with 1.3 free position goals per game. 

  GETTING STOPS

Freshman Cam Stilson (Brighton, Mich.) is second in the GLIAC with 107 saves this season, which places her 26th in the country while her 10.7 saves per game  ranks her 18th in all of Division II. Her 107 saves is 25 shy of reaching the second-most saves in a season for the Wildcats. With six games left to play this year, Stilson is currently tops in program history in goals against average. 

 

  NMU VERSUS CSP

The Golden Bears have now won four of their past five matchups, with their lone defeat coming at McKendree University.  The Wildcats enter the contest seeking their first-ever win over the Golden Bears as CSP holds a 5-0 advantage in the all-time series. 

  NMU VERSUS GVSU

The Lakers are ranked #22 in the country entering the week. GVSU is on a three-game win streak with their most recent result being a 17-9 victory over Davenport. Earlier this season, The Lakers took a 21-8 win over NMU earlier this season. 

  NMU VERSUS DAVENPORT

NMU enters Sunday's contest looking to even the series with the Panthers after DU has won the past two meetings to hold a 2-1 all-time lead. Earlier this season, Davenport to the best of the Wildcats 20-10 in the GLIAC opener.