Men's and Women's Lacrosse Teams Well Represented in Latest NCAA Rankings

Men's and Women's Lacrosse Teams Well Represented in Latest NCAA Rankings

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Apr. 19, 2017) – The Mercy College men's and women's lacrosse teams are well represented in the latest NCAA statistical rankings released earlier today.

The women's team currently is ranked No. 4 in the nation with 9.29 assists per game and No. 8 in scoring offense with 16.43 goals per game. The Mavericks also are second nationally in scoring defense at 5.07 and scoring margin at 11.36. Mercy ranks No. 9 in draw controls per game with 15.29 and are No. 4 nationally with 25.71 points per game. The Mavericks are also third in the nation with a .533 save percentage and in winning percentage at .929.

Leading the women's team in the individual rankings is sophomore Hunter Isnardi who leads the country with 10.07 draw controls per game. Junior Emily Jehle ranks No. 7 nationally with 40 assists and 2.86 assists per game. Sophomore Talia Stagnitta finds herself fifth nationally with 4.29 ground balls per game.

The men's team currently is No. 7 nationally in man-down defense at .804 and are sixth in winning percentage at .833. Sophomore Ryan Gibbons is No. 8 nationally with a 7.72 goals against average and is tenth in save percentage at .594.