Feb. 21, 2013
STANFORD, Calif. -
The Stanford women's lacrosse team will look to earn its first win of the season as it plays host to Harvard at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24 at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium.
Stanford (0-1) opened its season against No. 9 Notre Dame with a terrific first half, scoring seven goals while allowing just two. Stanford dominated draw controls, entering halftime with a 9-1 advantage.
Stanford was unable to maintain its pace in the second half and saw Notre Dame score five consecutive goals in a five and a half minute span to tie the score at 8-8 en route to a 12-10 victory.
THE LAST MEETING
March 28, 2012
Stanford Falls at Harvard
Stanford dropped to 2-6 with a 10-4 loss at Harvard on Wednesday afternoon. The Cardinal fell behind early and struggled to score goals, including being shut out in the first half.
Despite the loss, head coach Amy Bokker was encouraged by the team's effort and believes the players took it as a learning experience to finish games strong.
Sunday's game will be the first on the season for Harvard. The Crimson returns 18 letterwinners - including six starters - from a 2012 squad that finished with a 9-7 record (5-2 Ivy League) and finished fourth in its conference.
In its last meeting on March 20, 2012, Stanford dropped a 10-4 decision at Harvard. The Cardinal's last victory against the Crimson came on Feb. 27, 2011, when it pulled out an exciting 18-17 home win. Stanford is 2-2 all-time against Harvard.
Junior Rachel Ozer leads Stanford with five points (3-2) and is followed closely by freshman Lucy Dikeou, who picked up three points (3-0) in her collegiate debut. Sophomore Hannah Farr leads the team with five draw controls and junior goalkeeper Lyndsey Munoz leads the team in ground balls with six.
Admission to Sunday's game is free and live stats will be available on GameTraker via gostanford.com.