Lacrosse Set to Host Two GLIAC Foes; Senior Day Saturday

Lacrosse Set to Host Two GLIAC Foes; Senior Day Saturday

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Lacrosse returns to the Superior Dome for their final two regular season games of the season as they host Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opponents University of Indianapolis on Thursday night and Ashland University on Saturday for Senior Day. 

WEEKLY NOTES

  FOLLOW ALONG

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Thursday vs. #12 Indianapolisl: 7 p.m.

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Live Stats: http://nmuwildcats.com/sports/wlax/2018-19/boxscores/20190418_yoqt.xml

Saturday vs. Ashland: 11 a.m.

 

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Live Stats: http://nmuwildcats.com/sports/wlax/2018-19/boxscores/20190420_5k4x.xml

  SATURDAY'S SENIOR DAY

Prior to Saturday's contest, the team will honor their four seniors. Megan Palacio (Cumberland, R.I.), Tori Aidif (Grandville, Mich.), Amanda Robers (Elkhorn, Wis.) and Casey Marshall (Appleton, Wis.) each participated on the NMU club team prior to joining the NMU Lacrosse program in it's inaugural season three years ago. The group has appeared in 120 games with 70 ground balls, 28 draw controls and have caused 17 turnovers. 

  LAST TIME OUT

The Wildcats finished a stretch that saw three games in five days last week. On Wednesday, NMU hosted Concordia University, St. Paul in the Superior Dome but fell to the Golden Bears 20-11. On Friday, the team visited #22 Grand Valley State University where they dropped the conference game 21-3. The Wildcats finished the week at Davenport University Sunday but were unable to get past the Panthers, falling 16-3. 

  100 POINTS 

Junior Graison Ringlever (Mattawan, Mich.) became the first player in program history to achieve 100 points in her career with the games first assist against Concordia St. Paul. Ringlever has tallied 108 career points, scoring 94 goals and added 14 assists. She is just six goals away from becoming the first player to achieve the 100-goal milestone for NMU. This season, she has notched a team-best 33 goals along with five assists. 

  GETTING STOPS

Freshman Cam Stilson (Brighton, Mich.) is sixth in the country with 146 saves this season. She is also leading the GLIAC. Her 11.23 saves per game is 12th in the country. 

  TAKING ADVANTAGE

NMU leads the conference with 42 free position goals. Ringlever leads the way with 15 free position goals, almost twice as many as second place in the league (8). Freshman Jessica Daniels (Brighton, Mich.) has scored six goals on free position attempts with sophomore Ellie Bahr (Crystal, Minn.) and freshmen Aleya Speas (Castle Rock, Colo.) and Emily Renfrew (Okemos, Mich.) each have five. 

  NMU VERSUS INDIANAPOLIS

The Greyhounds hold a 3-0 advantage over NMU in the all-time series and enter the week ranked #12 in Division II. UIndy is undefeated in GLIAC play and are on an 11-game winning streak. 

  NMU VERSUS ASHLAND

Ashland is in their first season of lacrosse, with Saturday being the first-ever meeting between the two programs. Ashland will head to CSP Thursday night prior to taking on NMU Saturday. The Eagles currently are 4-7 in the GLIAC and are a game ahead of the Wildcats for the final GLIAC Playoff spot.