Lacrosse teams ease into postseason

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May 3, 2001

Men’s Lacrosse?The Hoyas defeated Rutgers on Saturday, 15-7, to clinch the ECAC Championship and advance to their fifth straight postseason. Junior midfielder Steve Dusseau and senior midfielder Scott Doyle each had four goals to lead Georgetown to its 11th win.

Georgetown is now 5-1 in the ECAC and has earned an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. After leading by a 7-5 margin going into the half, the Hoyas netted eight consecutive goals in the third period while holding the Scarlet Knights scoreless. Georgetown outshot Rutgers 32-9 in the second half and 56-23 for the game.

Senior attacker Mike Henehan added two goals and two assists for the Hoyas, while sophomore midfielder Trevor Walker had one goal and two assists. Head Coach Dave Urick looks to complete the season this Saturday, against the second-ranked Orangemen of Syracuse.

Women’s Lacrosse?Georgetown also wrapped up an NCAA berth this week, taking out Connecticut 19-4 on their way to the Big East championship. Sophomore attacker Wick Stanwick led the third-ranked Hoyas with five goals on Tuesday.

The Hoyas set two new records during the win, including an all-time high win tally of 13. Senior All-American attacker Sheehan Stanwick also broke a record by contributing four assists and recording 86 all-time, surpassing Chrissy Flynn’s 1996 record of 84.

Wick Stanwick and junior All-American Erin Elbe each had two goals during a 7-0 scoring run to start the game, and Georgetown took a 12-1 lead into the half. In the second half, sophomore midfielder Liz Ryan sparked a 4-0 run by scoring two goals. Sheehan Stanwick got her record-breaking assist during the run on a pass to junior attacker Liz Ryan.

All in all, 10 Hoyas scored on the day to complete the rout. The team will play fifth-ranked Princeton at home on Saturday to finish the season.

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