The High Point University’s women’s lacrosse team (7-7) (5-0) heads into its last regular-season game of the season as HPU looks to go undefeated in Big South play. HPU will face Presbyterian College on Saturday at 1:00 PM in the Big South regular-season conference finale.
Saturday, April 24th- vs Presbyterian (Clinton, S.C.) 1:00 PM
Across the Bench
- PC’s lone conference win this season came against Longwood, it was the first Big South win for the Blue Hose in two years.
- Presbyterian is 4-9 in the Big South.
- Abby Edmisten leads PC in scoring with 41 goals scored and eight assists.
Hormes was named to the Tewaaraton Award Watch list again this season last month. The Tewaaraton is awarded to the top male and female in college lacrosse each season. Hormes has scored the third-most goals in the nation with 63 on the year. She averages 4.54 goals per game which is the sixth-best average in the nation.
Led HPU to two Big South wins in one week. Hormes scored six goals in the win against Longwood. Hormes had five goals and two assists against Radford in the win. She rounded out her week of games with seven goals against Liberty on Sunday. 18 goals in one week throughout three games. 17 Draw controls in three games. This is the fourth time she has been selected as Big South Offensive Player of the Week this season.
The output of 23 goals against Campbell for The Panthers is the fourth most goals in a single game by a High Point team.
ESPN’S #LaxTop5 High Point Heavy
Both Foster and Zeto have been showcased in ESPN’s #LaxTop5 which highlights the top five plays in women’s lacrosse that week and is shown during the women’s lacrosse game of the week on the ESPN networks. Foster’s shovel goal against Vanderbilt was number one three weeks ago, while Zeto’s diving save against Coastal where she made a stop then dove backward and stopped the ball from rolling in was five two weeks ago.
Panthers Nationally Impactful
High Point is fifth in the nation in ground balls this season as the Purple & White average 21.79 per game. The HPU defense is 14th in the nation in caused turnovers with 10.29 per game.
Abby Hormes picked up her 200th career point against Davidson. She has 72 points on the season.