2012 Women's Lacrosse Season Previews: Loyola

Posted on February 14, 2012


2012 Men's Lacrosse Season Previews:
Georgetown | Johns HopkinsLoyola | MarylandNavyTowson | UMBC •
2012 Women's Lacrosse Season Previews:
Georgetown | Johns Hopkins | Loyola | Maryland | Navy | Towson | UMBC •

By Barrett Neale

Coach: Jen Adams, fourth season
Conference: Big East
2011 record: 17-3, 6-2

After tying the program record for wins last season, the Greyhounds were picked to finish third in the 2012 Big East preseason poll. Inside Lacrosse ranked Loyola No. 11 in its preseason poll.

Senior defenders Ana Heneberry, the Big East Preseason Defensive Player of the Year, and Kellye Gallagher made the preseason All-Big East team, along with senior goalkeeper Kerry Stoothoff and sophomore midfielder Marlee Paton.

Paton ranks first among returning players in points scored last season (48). Gallagher caused 43 turnovers in 2011, a 2.26 per-game average that ranked fifth in Division I, and picked up a team-high 59 ground balls. Heneberry has 84 career caused turnovers, which ranks fourth in program history.

2012 Schedule
Feb. 18 at Virginia
Feb. 29 at Johns Hopkins 
March 3 vs. Towson
March 7 at Penn State
March 10 vs. UMBC
March 14 vs. Delaware
March 17 at James Madison
March 24 at Georgetown
March 30 vs. Cincinnati
April 1 vs. Notre Dame
April 5 at Louisville
April 14 at Cornell
April 20 vs. Rutgers
April 22 vs. Villanova
April 27 at Syracuse
April 29 at Connecticut

Issue 170: February 2012

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