INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 6, 2017) – The Mercy College men's and women's lacrosse teams are well represented in the final NCAA statistical rankings released earlier today.
The women's team ended the season ranked No. 4 nationally in scoring defense with 6.40 goals allowed per game. The Mavericks were also No. 5 in scoring margin at 8.45, while placing No. 7 in the nation in assists per game with 8.10. Mercy averaged 14.90 draw controls per game which placed them ninth in the nation.
Individually, sophomore Hunter Isnardi ranked second in the nation with 9.10 draw controls per game and sixth nationally with 71 goals, while senior Jillian Rocco was third nationally with a 6.36 goals against average. Rocco was also No. 4 in save percentage at .522, while junior Emily Jehle was No. 4 nationally in assists with 55 and No. 8 with 2.75 assists per game.
The men's team ended the year ranked No. 6 in shot percentage at .342 and were tenth in the country with 534 ground balls. Individually, sophomore Ryan Gibbons was 11th in the country with an 8.06 goals against average and .575 save percentage.