Opening draw between Navy and Maryland is slated for 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 19.
For the second consecutive year, Navy women's lacrosse advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals.
Navy and Loyola will square off at 12:00 p.m on Sunday at Ridley Athletic Complex.
Navy and Johns Hopkins meet for the first time at 7:00 p.m. on Friday.
Julia Collins was named Patriot League Tournament MVP with 11 goals and 13 points in two games.
Played in 18 games on the season, making three starts … Made first collegiate start at American, while also earning starts at Lafayette and against Boston University … Finished the season with five points on four goals and an assist, while adding 30 draw controls, 11 ground balls, and three caused turnovers … Notched a pair of goals at Army West Point, while tallying two points (1g, 1a) at American … Had multiple draw controls in five games, including a season-best nine draws against American … Registered 19 DCs in her three starts (6.33 per game) … Had a season-best two ground balls against Lafayette, Boston University, and No. 9 Loyola (Patriot League Championship) … Recorded caused turnovers against American, Lehigh (PL Semifinal) and No. 9 Loyola (PL Championship).
2017 (Freshman): Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in 11 games on the season … Recorded three points on three goals … Made collegiate debut in the season opener against Longwood … Scored a pair of goals for first collegiate points at No. 10 Duke … Added a goal against Army … Tallied five ground balls, including a season-high two ground balls at No. 10 Duke … Had seven draw controls with a season-best three against the Blue Devils … Caused three turnovers with a season-high two at Liberty.
High School / Personal:
A 2016 Ardrey Kell High School graduate, lettering for four years in lacrosse … Two-time US Lacrosse All-American (2015, 2016) … Named an All-Conference honoree three times (2013, 2015, 2016) … Garnered Co-Conference Player of the Year accolades in 2014 … Member of National Honor Society … Daughter of Alexander and Doreen Heyward … Brother, Alex, and grandfather, Shannon, both played lacrosse at the Academy … Alex competed from 2012-15, while Shannon was a member from 1954-57 … Along with Alex (’15) and Shannon (’57), father, Alexander ('84), uncle, Alfred ('84), and great grandfather, Alexander S. Jr. ('30) all attended and graduated from the Academy.