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Girls Lacrosse Finishes Regular Season Strong, Enters tourney play this week

Posted On: Monday, May 06, 2013
By: wsimmons.

Charlotte "Charlie" Buising (8) was one of 3 seniors the Cardinals wished "farewell" at senior day activities versus Elizabeth Seton on April 30th. A three-sport athlete, Buising anchored an unsung defense for the 14-4 Cardinals.

The Cardinals lacrosse team (14-4 overall, 7-1 WCAC) finished the regular season with seven straight wins.  Second-seeded Bishop Ireton plays St. John’s College High School at Fannon Field, Tuesday, May 7, 5:45 p.m. in WCAC quarterfinal playoff action.  

During those final seven games, the  Cardinals beat Potomac School 17-6 (April 13); upset Holy Cross 7-6 (April 19); defeated St. Mary’s Ryken 15-3 (April 23); beat Bishop McNamara 21-1 (April 26); defeated Flint Hill 12-2 (April 27); beat Elizabeth Seton 16-1 (April 30); and defeated Bishop O’Connell 15-5 (May 3).   

During Senior Night versus Elizabeth Seton on April 30, the  Cardinals honored Charlie Buising, Brenna Heaney and Michaela Mulokey for their contributions to the girls’ lacrosse program during their time at Bishop Ireton.

Both LaxPower.com and DCSportsFan.com currently rank Bishop Ireton #4 in the DC area behind St. Stephens, Good Counsel and Georgetown Visitation. The latest VISAA Division I and USA Today High School Sports polls both rank Bishop Ireton #2 in Virginia.

As of May 6, according to The Washington Post’s AllMetSports.com girls’ lacrosse statistics, sophomore Kelly Matthews is tied for 27th with 51 goals; sophomore Charlotte Sofield is tied for 7th with 40 assists; and junior goalkeeper Olivia Cole is 14th with 136 saves. Overall this season, 18 different players have scored goals (seven in double digits) and 15 have made assists (five in double digits).   

During the Cardinals’ season-ending, seven-game winning streak, Matthews had 20 goals and 8 assists; Sofield had 16 goals and 16 assists; junior Kendall Cunningham had 11 goals and one assist; freshman Kelly Larkin had 11 goals and 7 assists; sophomore Isabel Obregon had 11 goals and 10 assists; sophomore Christine Macey had 9 goals and 4 assists; sophomore Kaitlin Luzik had 6 goals and 8 assists; sophomore Natalie Irwin had 4 goals and 3 assists; and Cole had a 3.83 goal-against-average (GAA), a 64.62% save percentage, made 42 saves and got one assist.

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