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October 5, 2012

2012-13 WOMEN'S LACROSSE PREVIEW

The Vikings made quite a splash in 2012, going 15-3 in their first season of varsity lacrosse.

GENERAL INFORMATION

NAME: Augustana College

CITY/ZIP: Rock Island, Illinois 61201

FOUNDED: 1860

NICKNAME: Vikings

SCHOOL COLORS: Blue & Gold

HOME STADIUM: Thorson-Lucken Field

ATHLETIC AFFILIATION: NCAA Division III

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

CONFERENCE: Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference

PRESIDENT: Steven Bahls

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR: Mike Zapolski

ATHLETIC FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE: Dr. Craig VanSandt

ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT PHONE: (309) 794-7521

LACROSSE HISTORY

FIRST YEAR OF COMPETITION: 2012

TOTAL OVERALL RECORD: 15-3 (.833)

SPORTS INFORMATION

SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR: Dave Wrath

SID OFFICE PHONE: (309) 794-7265

DAVE WRATH'S CELL PHONE: (309) 737-5306

SID FAX: (309) 794-7525

E-MAIL ADDRESS: davewrath@augustana.edu

AUGUSTANA INTERNET ADDRESS: www.augustana.edu

SID MAILING ADDRESS: Dave Wrath, Sports Information Director, Carver PE Center, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois 61201

COACHING STAFF

HEAD COACH: Sara Tisdale, Central Michigan '06... Head coach, Waverly (Mich.) High School  (2006-09)...Head coach Michigan State women's club team (2009-10)...15-3 in one season at Augustana.

TISDALE'S OFFICE PHONE: (309) 794-8040

TISDALE'S  CELL PHONE: (517) 285-2705

ASSISTANT COACHES: Abby Bangser & Randall Haeflinger

TEAM INFORMATION

STARTERS RETURNING (9):

Bridget Conniff (Benet Academy, Downers Grove, Ill.), 5-3, Sophomore, Defense...2012: 16 caused turnovers...14 ground balls...One goal.

Gina Filippo (Libertyville HS, Libertyville, Ill.), 5-2, Sophomore, Midfield...2012: Seven goals and 10 assists...27 ground balls...16 caused turnovers...15 draw controls.

Anna Kyllo (St. Croix Lutheran HS, Bloomington, Minn.), 5-7, Sophomore, Defense...2012: 13 ground balls...Nine caused turnovers...One draw control.

Christina Letmanski (Glenbard West HS, Wheaton, Ill.), 5-4, Sophomore, Attack...2012: Second on the team with 59 goals and 52 draw controls...Led team with 42 ground balls... Third with 81 points and tied for third with 22 assists...18 caused turnovers.

Sarah Osier (Naperville Central HS, Naperville, Ill.), 5-10, Sophomore, Goalie...2012: 15-3 record...20th nationally with a 8.28 goals against average...27th in the nation with a .491 save percentage...One shutout.

Emily Pavlik (Lyons Township HS, La Grange, Ill.), 5-3, Sophomore, Defense-Midfield...2012: Led team with 22 caused turnovers...Second with 39 ground balls...11 goals and three assists...30 draw controls.

Allie Roehrenbeck (Columbus Academy, Gahanna, Ohio), 5-7, Sophomore, Midfield...2012: 31 goals and 22 assists...Led team with 70 draw controls...Third with 33 ground balls and 19 caused turnovers.

Kelly Stelzer (Wheaton Warrenville South HS, Wheaton, Ill.), 5-3, Sophomore, Midfield...2012: 34 goals and 16 assists...Third on the team with 47 draw controls...23 ground balls...11 caused turnovers.

Kate Zisser (Kirkwood HS, St. Louis, Mo.), 5-7, Sophomore, Attack...2012: 17 goals and 12 assists...20 ground balls...Eight draw controls...Four caused turnovers.

STARTERS LOST (3):

Hannah Dickman (Stillwater Area HS, Stillwater, Minn.), 5-4, Attack...2012: Third on the team with 51 goals...Second on the team with 88 points...22nd in the nation with a team-high 37 assists...20 ground balls...Nine caused turnovers.

Hilary Kargl (Sacred Heart Academy, Louisville, Ky.), 4-11, Attack... 2012: IWLCA 2nd team All-West Region...Secord in the nation with 97 goals...3rd nationally in goals per game (5.39)...Seventh in the nation with 120 points...Fourth nationally in points per game (6.67)...Tied NCAA all-division record with 14 goals against Berry... Second on the team with 23 assists...23 ground balls...Seven draw controls.

Maribeth Shea (Willows Academy, Chicago, Ill.), 5-7, Midfield...2012: Second on the team with 21 caused turnovers...11 goals and four assists...21 ground balls...24 draw controls.

2012 AUGUSTANA SUPERLATIVES

IWLCA DIVISION III ALL-WEST REGION: Hilary Kargl, 2nd team.

NCAA ALL-DIVISION RECORD: Goals, single-game - 14, Hilary Kargl vs. Berry 02/25/12 (ties Ann Clark, Worcester State vs. Lasell, 04/24/04).

NCAA DIVISION III INDIVIDUAL TOP 25 STATISTICAL RANKINGS: Goals - 97, Hilary Kargl, 2nd; Goals per game - 5.39, Hilary Kargl, 3rd; Assists - 37, Hannah Dickman, 22nd; Points - 120, Hilary Kargl, 7th; Points per game - 6.67, Hilary Kargl, 4th; Goals against average - 8.28, Sarah Osier, 20th.

NCAA DIVISION III TEAM TOP 25 STATISTICAL RANKINGS: Winning percentage - .833, 12th; Scoring offense - 19.22, 1st; Scoring defense - 8.06, 16th; Scoring margin - 11.17, 1st; Points - 507, 3rd; Draw controls per game - 15.89, 18th; Caused turnovers per game - 13.61, 1st.