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Women's Lacrosse Concludes Regular Season
Courtesy: Canisius College Athletics  
Release: 04/20/2012
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The Canisius College women's lacrosse team concludes the 2012 regular season with a pair of road games against MAAC foe Iona and Boston University. The Griffs play at the Gaels on Saturday at noon before wrapping up the regular season with a non-conference tilt against the Terriers on Sunday at noon.

MAAC CHAMPIONSHIP SCENARIOS
• Canisius enters its final conference game of the season tied for second in the MAAC standings with a 3-2 record. The Griffs are even with Iona and Siena in the standings.
• With a win over the Gaels on Sunday, Canisius will clinch the No. 2 seed for next week's MAAC Tournament in Buffalo and could face either Iona, Marist or Siena.
• A loss and the Griffs will finish anywhere from third to fifth in the final standings depending on Saturday's other results (Siena at Fairfield/Marist at Niagara).

RECORDS FALL IN SENIOR DAY VICTORY
• Seniors Megan Oosting and Carly Quinn finished their regular-season careers at the Demske Sports Complex in style, setting records in a 21-3 dominating victory over Niagara.
• Oosting netted five goals and became the program's all-time leader in goals. She finished with 141 career tallies, one more than the previous standard of 140, held by Ashley Gray.
• Quinn matched the program's record with 10 points in the win, netting two goals to go along with a school-record eight assists. She is the third Griff to record 10 points in a single game, while her eight helpers are two more than the previous standard.

OOSTING EYES GRIFFS' CAREER GOALS RECORD
• With her five goals on Senior Night, Megan Oosting moved to the top of one record and now eyes another.
• Oosting now owns the program's all-time record with 141 career tallies. She passed the previous mark of 140, held by Ashley Gray.
• The senior midfielder also raised her season total to 45, the fourth most in the school's record book. She is just eight goals shy of the single-season standard.
• Oosting leads the Griffs with 45 goals in 2012 and ranks second on the team with 52 points. She entered the week ranked first in the MAAC and 11th nationally with 3.33 goals per game.

QUINN MOVES WITHIN STRIKING DISTANCE OF POINTS RECORDS
• Thanks to her 10-point effort on Wednesday, senior Carly Quinn is nearing a pair of Griff school records.
• Quinn has totaled 186 points during her four seasons with the Griffs, ranking third in school history.
• She is just 14 points shy of the program's all-time mark of 200, held by Lauren Walsh.
• The senior also leads the team in 2012 with 61 points, netting 24 goals to go along with a team-best 37 assists.
• Quinn's 61 points are just eight shy of the current record, set last season by Taylor Gray.
• Quinn currently ranks first in the MAAC with 4.36 points per game.

CANISIUS - IONA SERIES HISTORY
• The Griffs have won all seven meetings with the Gaels.
• While Canisius has dominated the series at home, winning the four games in Buffalo by an average of 7.5 goals, the series has been very close at Iona. The Griffs have won each of the three games in New Rochelle with the last two victories coming by a total of three scores.
• Last season, the Griffs raced to a 13-3 lead in Buffalo before the Gaels netted the final five goals for the 13-8 score. Carly Quinn netted a team-best five points (1g, 4a), while Kate Gosson recorded a career-best four tallies.

ABOUT THE GAELS
• Iona enters the contest with the Griffs with a 9-6 record, including a 3-2 mark in MAAC play. Like Canisius, the Gaels can finish anywhere from second to fifth in the conference standings.
• Kylie Gregory leads the Gaels with 54 points this season, netting 40 goals to go along with 14 assists. Gregory ranks second in the conference with 2.47 goals per game and third with 3.60 points per game.
• Casey Scully ranks second on the team with 38 points and 33 goals.
• Maria Ortiz has anchored a strong Iona defense, posting a 9.10 goals against average and .451 save percentage.

CANISIUS - BOSTON UNIVERSITY SERIES HISTORY
• The Griffs and the Terriers are meeting for the first time in women's lacrosse.
• Canisius is 8-5 all-time against teams from America East.

ABOUT THE TERRIERS
• Boston University has won eight of its last nine games and is 9-5 on the season.
• Danielle Etrasco leads the Terriers with 61 points, netting 46 goals to go along with 15 assists.
• Mallory Collins has also netted 50 points this season with 43 goals and seven assists, while Catie Tilton has recorded 36 points on three goals and a team-best 33 assists.
• Christina Sheridan has started all 14 games in net for BU, posting an 11.97 goals against average and .396 save percentage.


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