FAIRFIELD, Conn.– The Fairfield University women’s lacrosse team will be looking for their first win of the season as they travel to New York to face Columbia on Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. on Robert K. Kraft Field.
Fairfield (0-2) vs. Columbia (0-1): The Stags and Lions will meet on Wednesday for the 10th time in program history. Fairfield is 1-8 all-time against Columbia. The last meeting between the two sides was last season on February 24, a game in which the Columbia won 14-11.
Scouting the Lions: Columbia is coming off a season opening 14-8 loss at Drexel on February 19. Senior midfielder led the offense with four goals and one assist, while four other players each had one goal. Junior Kelsey Gedin earned the start in cage for the Lions, posting seven saves against the Dragons.
Career Milestones: Senior Riley Hellstein has racked up 140 draw controls in her career thus far ranking third in program history. Chloe Morgan ’13 ranks second with 141 and Melanie Raso ’14 is first with 153 total draw controls.
Looking Ahead: After Wednesday’s matchup, Fairfield will return home to play Hofstra on February 25 at 3:00 p.m. The game will be the back end of a men’s and women’s lacrosse double header beginning at noon with the men’s team taking on Rutgers.