Men's Lacrosse Begins Three-Game Homestand by Hosting No. 20 Georgetown Tuesday

Men's Lacrosse Begins Three-Game Homestand by Hosting No. 20 Georgetown Tuesday

Terry White has four goals on the season (New York SportsBeat).

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Harvard begins a stretch of three straight home games, as the Crimson hosts No. 20 Georgetown for a non-conference matchup at the Soldiers Field Soccer/Lacrosse Stadium Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m. Harvard heads into the week 1-1 overall, while the Hoyas own a 2-1 mark.

Last Time Out
Alex White amassed a career-high four points on a goal and three assists, while Jeff Cohen, Terry White and Kevin Vaughan netted two scores a apiece, but the Crimson fell on the road at No. 5 Hofstra, 15-9, Saturday. Harry Krieger recorded five saves, while Matt Hull picked up six ground balls and Andrew Parchman won 12-of-22 faceoffs.

Scouting the Crimson
Harvard, which earned a 9-7 win at home against Canisius Feb. 26, is led offensively by Alex White who has five points (1-4-5). Dean Gibbons and Terry White share the team lead with four goals apiece.
Harvard has outshot opponents, 93-51, in its first two games, but trails in goals, 22-18. In net, goalkeeper Harry Krieger has made 14 saves and owns an 11.0 goals-against average.

Matt Hull has picked up eight ground balls, while Gibbons is second on the squad with seven. The Crimson has been successful on 33-of-38 clear attempts (.846). 

Scouting the Hoyas
Three Georgetown players (Davey Emala, Travis Comeau and Zack Angel) netted hat tricks as the 20th-ranked Hoyas took down St. John's, 13-9, Saturday. Dan Hostetler collected a team-high six ground balls, while goalie Jack Davis stopped 14 shots. 

With seven goals, Emala is the Hoyas' leading scorer, while Davis owns a 2-1 record in net with 32 saves on the season. Georgetown has capitalized on 7-of-14 man-up opportunities (.500).

Series History
Harvard and Georgetown have played twice, with the Hoyas winning both matchups in Washington, D.C. In 2009, the Hoyas emerged with a 9-8 victory in overtime, and Georgetown also earned a 13-12 victory last season. 

Tewaaraton Award Watch List
Dean Gibbons was recently named to the 2011 Tewaaraton Award Watch List, as he was included among a list of the 50 best men's players in the nation. Gibbons, a co-captain of the Crimson, was one of eight Ivy League players to be honored on the watch list.

Around The Ivy League
In addition to Harvard's game against Georgetown today, Penn will visit North Carolina in a non-conference tilt.

Scoring Streak
Jeff Cohen has registered at least one point in all 27 games of his career, the ninth longest streak in the country. Cohen has amassed 81 points during that stretch (66-15-81), which began on Feb. 28, 2009.

Coming Up
Harvard will remain home to host Bellarmine Friday, March 11 and Holy Cross Tuesday, March 15. Both games will be played at the Soldiers Field Soccer/Lacrosse Stadium.