After picking up its first win of the season with an impressive showing at then-No. 14 Virginia Tech, the Colorado women's lacrosse team returns home to face a pair of ranked foes. A look at Friday's matchup against Stony Brook.
No. 6 Stony Brook at No. 14 Colorado
GAME TIME: Friday, 3 p.m., Indoor Practice Facility.
RECORDS: Stony Brook season opener (20-1 last year); Colorado 1-1.
KEY PLAYERS: Stony Brook (top returners, 2018 stats) — A Taryn Ohlmiller, Jr., 52 goals, 55 assists; MF Ally Kennedy, Jr., 48 goals, 21 assists; MF/A Keri McCarthy, Sr., 16 goals, 10 assists. Colorado — A Miranda Stinson, Sr., six goals, two assists; A Samantha Nemirov, Sr., six goals, one assist; GK Julia Lisella, Jr., .522 save percentage, 11.0 goals-against average.
NOTES: Earlier this week, Colorado announced the game will be played at the Indoor Practice Facility due to likely weather issues Friday. The Buffs last played a home match indoors in a 2017 win against Oregon due to poor air quality from nearby wildfires...This is the season opener for Stony Brook, which lost its top two scorers from a year ago...CU freshman Charlie Rudy, from Novato, Calif., has recorded five goals in her first two collegiate games...The teams have met just once, with Stony Brook topping the Buffs 10-6 two years ago at home...Stony Brook reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament last year before suffering its first and only loss of the season against Boston College...The Buffs host No. 25 Michigan at noon Sunday.
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