Photos courtesy of Harvard and Penn Athletic Communications
PRINCETON, N.J. -- The Ivy League women’s lacrosse weekly awards were announced, with Harvard’s Marisa Romeo taking home Offensive Player of the Week and Penn’s Britt Brown earning Defensive Player of the Week.
• The Ivy League is 43-19 overall in non-conference action, for a winning percentage of .694. The Ancient Eight is .500 or better against eight of the 10 conferences they’ve faced, including the Big Ten, Big East, America East and Colonial.
• The Ivy League is the only conference with three teams listed among the top-10 of the RPI, accomplishing the feat with Princeton (No. 4), Penn (No. 8) and Cornell (No. 10). Those three teams are also nationally ranked in both the IWLCA and Inside Lacrosse polls.
• Full Ivy League play continues this weekend, including a pair of top-ranked games involving Princeton, who will take on No. 10 Penn on Wednesday and No. 11 Cornell on Saturday.
• This week features seven games on The Ivy League Digital Network (ILDN), now available on Apple TV and Roku via the ILDN app, as well as four on ESPN3.
Tuesday, April 18
No. 11 Cornell at No. 8 Syracuse, 7 pm [ACC]
Wednesday, April 19
No. 18 Albany (N.Y.) at Dartmouth, 3 pm [ILDN]
UMass Lowell at Brown, 7 pm [ILDN]
*No. 7 Princeton at No. 10 Penn, 7 pm [ILDN/ESPN3]
Saturday, April 22
*Columbia at Brown, 12 pm [ILDN/ESPN3]
*Dartmouth at Yale, 1 pm [ILDN/ESPN3]
*No. 10 Penn at Harvard, 1 pm [ILDN/ESPN3]
*No. 7 Princeton at No. 11 Cornell, 1 pm [ILDN]
*-Ivy League contest
ILDN-Broadcast live on The Ivy League Digital Network
ESPN3-Broadcast live on WatchESPN/ESPN App
ACC-Broadcast live on ACC Network Extra
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Harvard senior attack Marisa Romeo (Syracuse, N.Y.) finished with 13 points in two games to lead the Crimson to a 2-0 week. She posted three goals and four assists in a 17-6 win over UMass Lowell, then finished with five goals and one assist in Harvard’s 19-12 victory over Brown, as the Crimson improved to 4-1 in #IvyLax play.
Romeo receives her third Offensive Player of the Week honor of the season and fourth of her career.
Romeo’s Statistics for the Week
3G, 4A, 7 Pts., 1 FPG, 1 CT, 60.0 Shot % vs. UMass Lowell
5G, 1A, 6 Pts., 1 GB, 71.4 Shot % at Brown
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Penn senior goalie Britt Brown (Bronx, N.Y.) made her trip home a success, limiting Columbia to just seven goals in a 17-7 Quakers in in New York. The seven goals marked a season low for the Lions and their lowest offensive output since scoring seven against Duke on March 16, 2016. Brown recorded six saves in the win.
Brown takes home her second Defensive Player of the Week honor of the season (Feb. 27).
Brown’s Statistics for the Week
1 GP-1 GS, 60:00 Mins., 7 GA, 7.00 GAA, 6 Svs., 46.2 Sv. %, 1-0 at Columbia
Ellie DeGarmo, Princeton (Sr., GK – Baltimore)
1 GP-1 GS, 60:00 Mins., 18 GA, 18.00 GAA, 15 Svs., 45.5 Sv. %, 0-1 at No. 1 Maryland
1 GP-1 GS, 60:00 Mins., 9 GA, 9.00 GAA, 9 Svs., 50.0 Sv. %, 1-0 at Yale
Amie Dickson, Cornell (Sr., M – Greenwich, Conn.)
2G, 1A, 3 Pts., 2 DC, 100.0 Shot % vs. Albany (N.Y.)
5G, 1A, 6 Pts., 2 FPG, 1 DC, 62.5 Shot % at Dartmouth
Kathryn Giroux, Dartmouth (So., M – Summit, N.J.)
5 DC, 1 CT vs. No. 19 BC
13 DC vs. No. 8 Cornell
Kathryn Hallett, Princeton (So., M – Manhasset, N.Y.)
3G, 3 Pts., 1 FPG, 2 GB, 1 DC, 2 CT, 100.0 Shot % at No. 1 Maryland
3G, 3 Pts., 2 GB, 2 CT, 75.0 Shot % at Yale
Nekele McCall, Harvard (Jr., D – Cambridge, Mass.)
2 GB, 8 DC at Brown
Hafsa Moinuddin, Brown (So., A/M – Cheshire, Conn.)
3G, 4A, 7 Pts., 3 FPG, 42.9 Shot % vs. Harvard
Izzy Nixon, Yale (So., M – Greenwich, Conn.)
1A, 1 Pt., 1 GB, 9 DC vs. No. 7 Princeton
Emily Rogers-Healion, Penn (Sr., A – East Setauket, N.Y.)
5G, 1A, 6 Pts., 4 GB, 1 DC, 1 CT, 55.6 Shot % at Columbia
Catie Smith, Cornell (Sr., D – Berwyn, Pa.)
1 GB, 6 DC, 4 CT vs. Albany (N.Y.)
3 GB, 2 DC, 2 CT at Dartmouth