Cross Checks looks at game notes from around the country every week. This week we take a look at UNH’s women’s team and Hofstra’s men’s team.
* Hofstra is coming off of a win over #17 Fairfield earlier this week. Brier Davis and Torin Varn each scored two goals for the Pride in their victory.
* Kris Clarke has a 70% on the faceoff dot so far in two games this season for Hofstra.
* For the second time this season, a Hofstra opponent is coached a Hofstra alumnus. Kevin Warne is in his second season as head lacrosse coach for the Hoyas of Georgetown, and he played for Hofstra in 1998 and 1999.
* Georgetown is 11th in the country in defense with a 6.67 goals against average.
* There are no MLL draft prospects in this game.
* New Hampshire women’s lacrosse is taking on the Lehigh Mountain Hawks. UNH is 0-1 lifetime against Lehigh.
* New Hampshire has a 5-2 record against Patriot League teams in the past five seasons. The last time they played in this conference was in 2011 when they defeated Colgate.
* Taylor Hurwitz is the only goalie on the UNH roster. She played in five games last season with a 6.92 goals against average and is their leader in net for this season.