First Home Elon Women’s Lacrosse Game Set for Saturday

Posted by Press Release on February 28, 2014 at 3:06 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon women’s lacrosse team will finally take the field at Rhodes Stadium for its first home game on Saturday, March 1, at 1 p.m. against Saint Francis. Commemorative miniature lacrosse sticks will be handed out to the first 200 fans in attendance. Free popcorn will be available at the concessions stands for all fans and inflatables will be set up for kids in the Fun Zone. Admission is free to all home Elon women’s lacrosse games.

Elon (0-3) vs. Saint Francis (0-0)
Date: Saturday, March 1
Time: 1 p.m.
Site: Elon, N.C. (Rhodes Stadium)

Looking Back
Elon returned from a two-game road trip last weekend, averaging eight goals a game. While the Phoenix suffered losses at Liberty and Virginia Tech, the team continues to improve and saw four goals on the weekend from Anna Vitton and Annie Shenk. Vitton leads the team in goals scored with five, followed by Shenk and Molly Garrigan, who netted four scores against the Hokies.

2014 Viewbook
The 2014 Elon women’s lacrosse viewbook is now available online. This book brings an interactive experience to the fans and incorporates full-color graphics, as well as video content. Check it out in the top menu of the women’s lacrosse page on elonphoenix.com

Ramirez Earns A-Sun Defensive Player of the Week
Goalie Rachel Ramirez was named the Atlantic Sun Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week on Feb. 24. The freshman collected 29 saves between the pipes in two games for the Phoenix for a 49.2 save percentage. At Liberty, she recorded 13 saves and four ground balls, while only allowing four goals off 22 shots in the second period. The Lindenhurst, N.Y., native also registered 11 saves in the second half at Virginia Tech.

Looking Ahead
Following Saturday’s game, Elon will play its first Atlantic Sun game on Wednesday, March 5, against Detroit in Rhodes Stadium at 7 p.m.


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