Utah Lacrosse Set To Take On No. 5 Georgetown Saturday
The University of Utah Lacrosse program is set to play its fifth-straight road game, taking on the No. 5 Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday, March 19 in Washington, D.C. The game will start at 9 a.m. MT with a live stream and live stats available on UtahUtes.com.
HOW TO WATCH
Fans can watch the game against Georgetown on FloLive.TV (requires a fee) with a direct link also available on UtahUtes.com. Live stats will also be made available via Georgetown with a link also located on the UtahUtes.com lacrosse schedule page.
To get inside access to the Utah Lacrosse program including behind the scenes videos and photos, in-game updates, and much more, make sure to follow along on social media (Instagram: @UtahLacrosse | Twitter: @UtahLacrosse).
• Utah will be facing its fourth ranked opponent this season when the take on the Hoyas. The Utes are 2-1 against top-20 opponents this season.
• Utah leads the country in clearing percentage (.949).
• The Utes are currently ranked first in the ASUN in clearing percentage (.949) and ground balls per game (30.8).
• Through five games, Utah ranks 16th nationally in shot percentage (.326).
LAST TIME OUT
The Utes suffered their first road loss of the season on Friday, March 11, falling to UMBC 13-10. Utah struggled to get going offensively, finishing with 15 turnovers while also having a season-low 25 ground balls.
• Utah had four different players score two points each with Josh Stout, Jordan Hyde and Carson Moyer all scoring two goals each.
• Moyer's two goals was a season-high and his first multi-goal game this season.
• Cole Brams won 17-of-27 of his faceoffs, also racking up a season-high and team-high seven ground balls.
Utah Lacrosse has embraced the term "Road Warriors" over the years and this year will be no different. The Utes have four remaining road matches (8 total) during its 12-game regular season slate with Utah set to travel close to 14,000 miles during the season, including the 2,084 to Washington, D.C.
TEWAARATON WATCH LIST
Junior Samuel Cambere has been named to the 2022 Tewaaraton Watch List. The award is given annually to the top male and female college lacrosse player in the country. Five men's and five women's finalists will be announced in early May with the winner chosen after the conclusion of the collegiate season.
Through five games, Utah is ranked first in the nation and the ASUN in clearing percentage, recording successful clears on 94.9-percent of its attempts.
• In 20 quarters this season, Utah has been perfect on clears in 15, including going a perfect 16-of-16 against Jacksonville.
After five games, Utah currently ranks second in the ASUN in assists per game (7.40), also ranking 26th nationally.
• Through four games, Utah has 38 assists on 62 goals (61%).
• 15 different players have recorded at least one assist, including six with four-or-more (Tyler Bradbury, 8; Jordan Hyde, 4; MJ McMahon, 4; Josh Stout, 4; Samuel Cambere, 4; MJ McMahon, 4).
STUCK TO THE STICK
Utah has had 30-or-more ground balls in four of its five games this season.
• Utah ranks first in the ASUN in ground balls per game, averaging 30.80.
• Utah racked up a season-high 35 against Vermont, tying for the fourth-most in school history.
• The Utes have three players with 20-or-more ground balls (Samuel Cambere, 28; Josh Rose, 25; Cole Brams, 23) and is the only ASUN team with three players averaging over 4.0 groundballs per game.
• Utah is also the only ASUN program to have three different players ranking in the top-50 nationally in GBs per game (Samuel Cambere, 35th, 5.40; Josh Rose, 40th, 5.00; Cole Brams, 48th, 4.60).