Photos courtesy of Princeton Athletic Communications
PRINCETON, N.J. -- Princeton swept the Ivy League women’s lacrosse weekly awards for the second-straight week after a big win in #IvyLax play.
• The Ivy League improved to 42-16 overall in non-conference action, for a winning percentage of .724. The Ancient Eight is .500 or better against nine of the 10 conferences they’ve faced, including the ACC, Big Ten, Big East, America East and Colonial.
• The Ancient Eight is 7-9 against ranked teams so far this season.
• The Ivy League is the only conference with three teams listed among the top-10 of either of the national rankings, accomplishing the feat in both polls. In the IWLCA rankings, Princeton leads the way at No. 7, followed by Cornell (No. 8) and Penn (No. 9), while Inside Lacrosse lists Princeton at No. 7, Cornell at No. 8 and Penn at No. 10.
• Cornell, Penn and Princeton are also among the top-10 in the latest RPI, with the Tigers at No. 5, Quakers at No. 8 and Big Red at No. 10.
• Full Ivy League play continues this weekend. All five games this week will be broadcast live on The Ivy League Digital Network (ILDN), now available on Apple TV and Roku via the ILDN app.
• Non-conference action is highlighted by a pair of ranked opponents on Wednesday, when Dartmouth hosts No. 19 Boston College and No. 7 Princeton takes on No. 1 Maryland.
Tuesday, April 11
Albany (N.Y.) at No. 8 Cornell, 5 pm [ILDN]
UMass Lowell at Harvard, 7 pm [ILDN]
Wednesday, April 12
No. Boston College at Dartmouth, 3 pm [ILDN]
No. 7 Princeton at No. 1 Maryland, 7 pm [BTN2GO]
Saturday, April 15
*Harvard at Brown, 1 pm [ILDN]
*No. 9 Penn at Columbia, 1 pm [ILDN]
*No. 8 Cornell at Dartmouth, 3 pm [ILDN]
*No. 7 Princeton at Yale, 3:30 pm [ILDN]
*-Ivy League contest
ILDN-Broadcast live on The Ivy League Digital Network
BTN2GO-Broadcast live on BTN Plus
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Princeton senior midfielder Olivia Hompe (New Canaan, Conn.) tallied six points on five goals and one assist in the Tigers’ 20-5 win over Harvard, handing the Crimson its first Ivy loss of the season. Four of Hompe’s five goals came during a five minute stretch from the end of the first half to the beginning of the second half as the Tigers pulled away for the victory.
Hompe earns Offensive Player of the Week for the second-straight week and fourth time in her career.
Hompe’s Statistics for the Week
5G, 1A, 6 Pts., 2 FPG, 4 GB, 55.6 Shot % vs. Harvard
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Princeton senior goalie Ellie DeGarmo (Baltimore) helped hold the high-scoring Harvard offense to just five goals in the Tigers’ 20-5 victory. The Crimson, which entered the contest averaging over 13 goals per game, scored just once in the second half as DeGarmo posted nine saves and a 64.3 save percentage.
DeGarmo earns her third Defensive Player of the Week honor of the season and seventh of her career. She is the fifth Ivy to be named Defensive Player of the Week at least seven times and the first from Princeton.
DeGarmo's Statistics for the Week
1 GP-1 GS, 51:17 Mins., 5 GA, 5.85 GAA, 9 Svs., 64.3 Sv. %, 1-0 vs. Harvard
Alex Condon, Penn (Jr., M – Dunn Loring, Va.)
4G, 2A, 6 Pts., 1 GB, 57.1 Shot % vs. Dartmouth
Catherine Ellis, Cornell (Sr., A – Englewood, Colo.)
3G, 1A, 4 Pts., 1 FPG, 3 GB, 1 CT, 60.0 Shot % vs. Binghamton
4G, 1A, 5 Pts., 1 FPG, 2 GB, 1 CT, 50.0 Shot % vs. Brown
Lindsey Ewertsen, Columbia (So., A/M – Montclair, N.J.)
4G, 2A, 6 Pts., 1 FPG, 5 GB, 1 DC, 5 CT, 30.8 Shot % vs. Yale
Caroline Garrity, Harvard (So., M – Lynnfield, Mass.)
2G, 2 Pts., 1 GB, 1 CT, 33.3 Shot % at No. 7 Princeton
Kelsey Gedin, Columbia (Jr., G – Kinsale, Va.)
1 GP-1 GS, 60:00 Mins., 14 GA, 14.00 GAA, 13 Svs., 48.1 Sv. %, 1-0 vs. Yale
Madeline Gramigna, Yale (Jr., M – Summit, N.J.)
6G, 6 Pts., 1 GB, 4 DC, 1 CT, 66.7 Shot % at Columbia
Katie Junior, Penn (So., D – Wayne, Pa.)
4 GB, 4 CT vs. Dartmouth
Sydney Marks, Yale (Jr., G – Chappaqua, N.Y.)
1 GP-1 GS, 60:00 Mins., 15 GA, 15.00 GAA, 16 Svs., 51.6 Sv. %, 0-1 at Columbia
Maeve McMahon, Harvard (Sr., A – Duxbury, Mass.)
1A, 1 Pt., 6 DC at No. 7 Princeton
Carolyn Paletta, Brown (So., M – Greenwich, Conn.)
3G, 3 Pts., 1 FPG, 1 GB, 2 DC, 60.0 Shot % at No. 8 Cornell
Taylor Quinn, Columbia (Sr., M – Radnor, Pa.)
5G, 5 Pts., 5 GB, 7 DC, 1 CT, 71.4 Shot % vs. Yale
Catie Smith, Cornell (Sr., D – Berwyn, Pa.)
2 GB, 3 DC, 1 CT vs. Binghamton
2 GB, 4 DC, 3 CT vs. Brown