WLAX: RV Braves Open the 2022 Season on Sunday at AdventHealth Field against #9 Concordia Ann-Arbor

Women’s Lacrosse | Fri, Feb. 18, 2022 at 6:35 PM

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OTTAWA, Kan. – The Ottawa University women’s lacrosse is set to open the 2022 season on Sunday against #9 Concordia Ann-Arbor at AdventHealth Field

The Braves are coming off a 10-4 season in 2021 and 7-4 in KCAC play. The 7-4 record earned OU a fourth place finish and the Braves made it to the Semifinals before being defeated by the KCAC Champions, Benedictine College Ravens.

Samantha Aucoin returns for her fifth season at the helm of the women’s lacrosse program. She has a 26-22 overall record as Head Coach of the women’s lacrosse program. Paige McAllister is also returning as assistant coach for the fifth season as well.

Ottawa is returning 13 players from the 2021 season including All-KCAC Second Team members Cecily Anderson and Felicia Dixon. Anderson, Dixon, Jasmine Roybal, Shannon Carroll, Paulina Pompa, Meagan Gilstrap, Mackenzie Simmons, Mya Chatelin, Quinn Crandall, Ashley Santillan, Ayriannah Elgin, Analysa Ortiz-Cloninger and Alyssa Jenne.

There are six newcomers for the Braves in the 2022 season, Dinah Hinson, Shelby Bearden, Oriona Moore, Hailei Gregg, Ashley Stitzer and Isabella Pagliei.

Cecily Anderson led Ottawa in 2021 with 51 goals and had 27 assists. Mya Chatelin finished with 94 saves, Quinn Crandall had 23 assists in 2021 and Felicia Dixon caused 24 turnovers.

Ottawa is Receiving Votes in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Top 10 Poll with five points. OU was picked to finish fourth in the KCAC Preseason Poll.

This will be the first time in program history that Ottawa will face Concordia Ann-Arbor. The Concordia University Ann Arbor Cardinals are playing their first game of the contest at Ottawa. The Cardinals are coming off a 7-2 season in 2021 and are ranked ninth in the Preseason Poll. Autumn Moore will coach in her first game as Head Coach of Concordia Ann-Arbor on Sunday. The top two players returned for the Cardinals, Greyson Papp and Madisyn Fox. Fox and Papp led the team in goals scored, Fox scored 24 and Papp had 23 goals in 2021.

Live Stats and Video will be available at www.ottawabraves.com.

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