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No. 16-ranked Tigers host Harvard Saturday Afternoon

Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications                                                                      Release: 04/11/2013
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   Game 12: Harvard at No. 16 Princeton
  Gametime Saturday, April 13 at 1 p.m.  l  Class of 52 Stadium, Princeton, N.J.
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  Series Info Princeton leads 25-18 (began 1974)
  Streak: 1 Harvard win
  Records Princeton (7-4, 4-0 Ivy), Harvard (2-8, 1-3 Ivy)
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PRINCETON, N.J. (4/12/13) - Princeton tooks to stay unbeaten in the Ivy League when it hosts Harvard on Saturday, April 13, in a women's lacrosse showdown. Game time is at 1 p.m.

EYE ON THE TIGERS
Princeton had a four-game win streak come to a halt on Wednesday night as the Tigers fell 15-9 at No. 1 Maryland. Princeton is 7-4 overall and ranked No. 16 in the IWLCA poll and No. 13 in the Inside Lacrosse poll. The Tigers are 4-0 in the Ivy League, along with Penn and Dartmouth (who met last night). Princeton has won 52.4% of its draw controls and has converted on 55.2% of its free-position attempts.The Tigers have also caused 29 more turnovers than their opponents, which included six nationally-ranked teams. Leading scorer Erin McMunn has 49 points on 28 goals and 21 assists. She is second on the team in draw controls with 26, and had nine against the Terps on Wednesday. Freshman Alexandra Bruno adds 21 goals and three assists. Junior Sarah Lloyd has 11 goals and 13 assists, and has a team-best 33 draws. Seniors Jaci Gassaway and Charlotte Davis add 21 and 19 points, respectively. Defenders Caroline Rehfuss and Liz Bannantine have 15 caused turnovers apiece, while junior Colleen Smith has 11. Junior Caroline Franke, who is coming off of a 13-save performance at Maryland is 6-3 in goal. She has a 10.02 goals against average and a .451 save percentage.

THE SERIES
Princeton leads the all-time series with Harvard 25-18 since it began in 1974. The Crimson won last year’s game by a score of 10-7, and have had the better record as of late going 3-1 after a string of 17 straight Tiger victories between 1993-2009..

SCOUTING THE CRIMSON
Harvard is 2-8 on the season and have lost its last four games, including a 17-12 game at Holy Cross Wednesday night. The Crimson are 1-3 in the Ivy League, with a 10-5 win over Yale and losses to Cornell, Penn and Brown. Harvard’s other win this season was at first-year program Marquette. The Crimson average 10.40 goals per game and have allowed 13.30 gpg. Michaela Cyr sits atop the leader board with 33 points on 23 goals and 10 assists. Audrey Todd has 17 goals and eight assists for 25 points, while Alexis Nicolia has 20 goals and two assists for 22 points. Danielle Tetreault and Kyleigh Keating chip in 18 and 17 points, respectively. Keating is the team leader in draw controls with 35, while Cyr has 27 and Tetreault 21. Mariel Jenkins and Cyr both have a team-best eight caused turnovers. Harvard has used three different netminders this season. Melanie Cook has started the last four games. She has a 13.54 GAA and a .354 save percentage. Annie Meyjes and Jenn Hatfield have similar numbers. Meyjes has appeared in four games and has a 13.66 GAA and a .357 save percentage, while Hatfield has seen action in three games and has a 12.13 GAA and a .314 save percentage.

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