Photos courtesy of Penn Athletic Communications
PRINCETON, N.J. -- Penn swept the Ivy League women’s lacrosse weekly awards with Caroline Cummings taking Offensive Player of the Week and Katy Junior earning Defensive Player of the Week.
• Another full week of #IvyLax action saw Cornell, Harvard, Penn and Princeton all pick up wins in the race for spots in the Ivy League Women’s Lacrosse Tournament, May 5 and 7.
• The Big Red leads the way with a 3-0 Ivy record, while Harvard and Princeton are both 2-0. Penn is in fourth-place with a 1-1 record, just ahead of Columbia and Yale (1-2), Dartmouth (0-2) and Brown (0-3).
• The Ivy League leads the nation with three teams in the top 10 of the Inside Lacrosse poll, with Cornell at No. 7, Princeton at No. 8 and Penn at No. 9.
• Altogether, four Ivy teams appear in the national rankings, as Harvard is receiving votes in the Inside Lacrosse poll.
• The League is now 31-13 in non-conference action after four losses to tough competition, including two defeats at the hands of top-10 teams.
• Princeton suffered its first loss of the season, falling to No. 10 Penn State.
• Penn limited No. 1 Maryland to just 11 goals, the Terrapins’ lowest total of the season, in an 11-7 loss.
• More tough competition awaits the Ancient Eight this week, with Harvard and Yale each hosting No. 19 Stanford, Princeton taking on No. 10 Syracuse and Penn traveling to No. 16 Northwestern.
• Eight of this week’s games will be broadcast live on The Ivy League Digital Network (ILDN), now available on Apple TV and Roku via the ILDN app.
Tuesday, March 28
No. 19 Stanford at Harvard, [ILDN/ESPN3]
Wednesday, March 29
Yale at Boston College, 4 pm [ACC]
Dartmouth at Siena, 4 pm
Wagner at Columbia, 6 pm [ILDN/Facebook]
No. 10 Syracuse at No. 7 Princeton, 7 pm [ILDN]
1-Brown vs. Cal, 8 pm
Friday, March 31
Brown at San Diego State, 8 pm [YouTube]
Saturday, April 1
Sacred Heart at Yale, 12 pm [ILDN]
*Harvard at Dartmouth, 1 pm [ILDN]
No. 8 Cornell at Rutgers, 1 pm [ILDN]
No. 19 Stanford at Yale, 6 pm [ILDN]
Hofstra at Columbia, 7 pm [ILDN]
Sunday, April 2
No. 11 Penn at No. 16 Northwestern, 1 pm
Delaware at No. 7 Princeton, 1 pm [ILDN]
*-Ivy League contest
ILDN-Broadcast live on The Ivy League Digital Network
ESPN3-Broadcast live on ESPN3/WatchESPN app
Facebook-Broadcast live on Facebook
ACC-Broadcast live on ACC Network Extra
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn junior attack Caroline Cummings (Menlo Park, Calif.) totaled seven goals in two games to lead the Quakers to a 1-1 week. She scored three goals in Penn’s hard-fought 11-7 loss to No. 1 Maryland, and then finished with a game-high four goals in her team’s 7-2 win over Brown.
Cummings earns her second Offensive Player of the Week of the season (Feb. 20). She gives Penn five Offensive Player of the Week honors so far this season.
Cummings’ Statistics for the Week
3G, 3 Pts., 4 GB, 1 CT, 37.5 Shot % at No. 1 Maryland
4G, 4 Pts., 2 GB, 3 DC, 1 CT, 66.7 Shot % at Brown
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn sophomore defender Katy Junior (Wayne, Pa.) was stellar in the Quakers’ two games, finishing with nine ground balls, one draw control and six caused turnovers. She posted two ground balls, one draw control and two caused turnovers in Penn’s 11-7 loss to No. 1 Maryland, holding the Terrapins to their lowest offensive output of the season. Junior then posted a career-high seven ground balls, along with four caused turnovers, as the Quakers limited Brown to just two goals.
Junior earns her first career Ivy League weekly award. She is the second Quaker to be named Defensive Player of the Week this season, joining Britt Brown (Feb. 27).
Junior’s Statistics for the Week
2 GB, 1 DC, 2 CT at No. 1 Maryland
7 GB, 4 CT at Brown
Marina Burke, Harvard (Sr., D – Westwood, Mass.)
2 GB, 2 DC, 3 CT vs. UMass
9 GB, 3 DC, 5 CT vs. Columbia
Joey Coffy, Cornell (Jr., F – Norwalk, Conn.)
3G, 1A, 4 Pts., 1 FPG, 3 GB, 1 CT, 50.0 Shot % at Yale
Ellie DeGarmo, Princeton (Sr., G – Baltimore)
1 GP-1 GS, 60:00 Mins., 13 GA, 13.00 GAA, 11 Svs., 45.8 Sv. %, 0-1 vs. No. 5 Penn State
1 GP-1 GS, 60:00 Mins., 8 GA, 8.00 GAA, 17 Svs., 68.0 Sv. %, 1-0 at Dartmouth
Tess D’Orsi, Princeton (Fr., M – Sudbury, Mass.)
1G, 1 Pt., 1 FPG, 1 DC, 50.0 Shot % vs. No. 5 Penn State
4G, 2A, 6 Pts., 1 DC, 1 CT, 80.0 Shot % at Dartmouth
Kelsey Gedin, Columbia (Jr., GK – Kinsale, Va.)
1 GP-1 GS, 64:20 Mins., 12 GA, 11.19 GAA, 11 Svs., 47.8 Sv. %, 0-1 at Lehigh
1 GP-1 GS, 60:00 Mins., 10 GA, 10.00 GAA, 14 Svs., 58.3 Sv. %, 0-1 at Harvard
Hope Hanley, Yale (Sr., A – Dover, Mass.)
1G, 3A, 4 Pts., 2 GB, 25.0 Shot % vs. No. 7 Cornell
Mikaela Karlsson, Brown (Jr., G – Framingham, Mass.)
1 GP-1 GS, 60:00 Mins., 7 GA, 7.00 GAA, 10 Svs., 58.8 Sv. %, 0-1 vs. No. 11 Penn
Maeve McMahon, Harvard (Sr., A – Duxbury, Mass.)
4G, 1A, 5 Pts., 2 GB, 5 DC, 66.7 Shot % vs. UMass
2G, 1A, 3 Pts., 2 GB, 5 DC, 50.0 Shot % vs. Columbia
Laine Parsons, Columbia (So., M – Wilton, Conn.)
3G, 3 Pts., 1 FPG, 2 DC, 42.9 Shot % at Lehigh
2G, 1A, 3 Pts., 2 FPG, 1 GB, 3 DC, 50.0 Shot % at Harvard
Taylor Quinn, Columbia (Sr., M – Radnor, Pa.)
5G, 5 Pts., 3 GB, 6 DC, 4 CT, 83.3 Shot % at Lehigh
1G, 1 Pt., 6 GB, 1 DC, 4 CT, 100.0 Shot % at Harvard
Catie Smith, Cornell (Sr., D – Berwyn, Pa.)
1G, 1 Pt., 1 FPG, 2 GB, 2 DC, 1 CT, 100.0 Shot % at Yale