ELON, N.C. – The Elon University women’s lacrosse team hosts Virginia Tech at Rudd Field on Wednesday, April 14 at 6 p.m.
-The Hokies lead the overall series, 4-1.
-Virginia Tech won the last matchup 14-7, which took place on Feb. 22, 2020.
-Elon comes into the game with an 8-0 (2-0 CAA) record, ranking 19th in the latest Inside Lacrosse poll and 23rd in the most recent Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association Coaches poll.
-The Phoenix earned its eighth win of the season on April 11 when it recorded a 19-3 victory over VCU.
-Mae McGlynn and Gillian Curran paced the Phoenix scoring, totaling five goals apiece on the day for career highs. Margaret Stephan was the third Elon player with a hat trick, scoring three goals over the course of the game.
-Quinn Daly tied the program record for single-game draw controls (10).
-In goal, Paulina DiFatta (8-0) recorded five saves in 45:53 minutes played. Paige Brown also made an appearance in the cage in the remaining 14:07 of the contest.
-Elon is led by eighth-year head coach Josh Hexter.
SCOUTING VIRGINIA TECH
-The Hokies hold a 3-8 (0-6 ACC) record on the season.
-Virginia Tech is currently on a three-game losing streak, posting losses against #4 Boston College (21-11), #18 Louisville (13-9) and #2 Syracuse (17-10).
-The head coach of the Hokies is John Sung.
Elon will travel to James Madison to face the Dukes for the second and final time this regular season on Sunday, April 25 at 2 p.m.