April 18, 2013
ALLENDALE, Mich. - The Grand Valley State women's lacrosse team puts its 4-0 conference record on the line as it hosts Walsh at 7 p.m. on Friday before traveling to Notre Dame on Sunday.
GVSU owns the only undefeated mark in conference play after rallying with 11 goals in the second half to survive Tiffin, 15-13. The Lakers are now 7-5 on the year. Walsh comes into the contest having only played six games with a 2-4 overall mark and a 1-3 record in GLIAC play.
Senior Allyson Fritts continues to pace the Lakers in scoring with 31 goals and six assists, but Leibovitz is right behind with 28 goals and five helpers on the year. Five other players own 14 goals each, while Victoria Devine and Sarah Lowe both have a team-high eight assists.
As a first-year program, Walsh has struggled on the offensive end, only tallying 22 total goals. Lauren Griswold leads the Cavaliers with seven goals, while Ivy Meloy owns six.
GVSU travels to Notre Dame to wrap up its weekend on Sunday. The Falcons are 6-3 overall and 2-2 in league play. Kristen Hull leads the team with 32 goals and six assists, while Shannan Edwards can both score and dish it out with 19 goals and a team-high 10 assists.
Following the upcoming pair of games, the Lakers will only have two more contests before learning its seed in the first-ever GLIAC lacrosse tournament. The quarterfinals of the six-team championship begins on April 30 at the higher seeds campus.