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Saint Mary's will honor its five seniors this Saturday. (photo credit: Frank J. Aquino)
Saint Mary's will honor its five seniors this Saturday. (photo credit: Frank J. Aquino)
LAX | Gaels Host Fresno State, Senior Day Saturday
Release: Tuesday 04/12/2017 
by SMC Athletics

MORAGA, Calif. — The Saint Mary’s lacrosse team (1-10, 0-5 MPSF) will host conference opponent Fresno State (8-6, 1-5 MPSF), but also honor its five seniors for Senior Day before the 5 p.m. match on Saturday, April 15.

In the team’s second to last home game of the 2017 season, Saint Mary’s will acknowledge the five seniors- Meagan Bennett, Molly Kuptz, Kiki Tanaka, Sydney Pinello and Megan Zummo.

The Gaels are coming off a hard-fought 20-10 loss at Cal, where Jocelyn Lubert scored four goals and Jillian Dunlap recorded a hat-trick.

Lubert continues to pace the Gaels attack with 25 goals and five assists this season. The junior is averaging 2.5 goals per game. She is currently 16th in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation in goals.

Dunlap is second on the team with 18 goals. She leads SMC in assists (8) and draw controls (46). The first year player is also tied for the team lead in ground balls with 16.

Pinello leads the Gaels goalkeepers with 33 saves in six games she has appeared in. The senior has played in 228 minutes this season.

The Bulldogs are coming off a 17-4 loss at Stanford. Sarah Bloise paces the Bulldogs attack with a stunning 33 goals and 17 assists. Bloise’s 50 points is fourth most in the conference.

Tiffiny Wallace was recently named MPSF Rookie of the Week after posting a hat-trick in the program’s first ever win over San Diego State. Wallace leads Fresno State with 37 goals on the season.

The 5 p.m. match versus the Bulldogs can be seen live on or by clicking here

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