Navy closed out the 2018 season 18-4 overall and it's second consecutive Quarterfinal appearance.
Navy and Loyola will square off at 12:00 p.m on Sunday at Ridley Athletic Complex.
Julia Collins scored six goals and Ingrid Boyum tallied a career-high 17 saves in the victory.
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 all 22 games, making starts in 17 of the final 18 games on the year … Finished the year with 15 points, scoring 14 goals and chipping in an assist … Notched four multi-goal games on the year … Notched two goals in first collegiate start against Winthrop at the US Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, Md. … Scored a pair of goals in the Mids’ 16-13 victory over No. 11 Virginia, while adding two goals in the NCAA Tournament First Round matchup against No. 20 Johns Hopkins … Recorded first collegiate hat trick with three goals against Lehigh in the Patriot League Semifinals … Registered 18 ground balls and 12 caused turnovers … Had a season-high two ground balls against Ohio State, Colgate, Bucknell, Lehigh, Lafayette, and Boston University … Registered caused turnovers in nine games with a season-best two CTs against Colgate, No. 9 Loyola (PL Championship), and No. 2 Maryland (NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals).
2017 (Freshman): Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in nine games on the season … Grabbed four ground balls and caused three turnovers … Made collegiate debut in the season opener against Longwood … Had a season-high two ground balls at George Washington, while adding ground balls at No. 10 Duke and at Liberty … Caused turnovers against Liberty, George Washington, and Lafayette.
High School / Personal:
A 2015 Bishop Ireton High School graduate, lettering for four seasons in lacrosse … Spent a year at the Peddie School in Hightstown, N.J. before coming to the Academy … Named a First Team All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference and a First Team All-Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association honoree in 2014 … Led squad to the 2014 WCAC and VISAA Championship titles then repeated in 2015 as VISAA Champions … Garnered US Lacrosse Academic All-America in 2014 and 2015 … Member of National Honor Society … Daughter of Dick and Laura Irwin … Both sisters, Eva and Madeline, played collegiate lacrosse … Eva played three seasons at Monmouth University (2013-15) and Madeline competed in two seasons at UMBC (2011-12).