Navy Women's Lacrosse Ranked in the Top 15 of Final Polls
June 3, 2013
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The 2013 Patriot League Champion Navy women's lacrosse team (19-2) is ranked in the top 15 in both of the year-end polls, it was recently announced. Navy is ranked No. 15 in the final IWLCA Coaches Poll and No. 12 in the final deBeer Media Poll.
Navy made its program debut in the IWLCA Coaches Poll in 2013 when the team appeared at No. 20 on March 12 and the team remained in the top 20 for the rest of the season. Navy earned a season-best ranking of No. 13 in the coaches poll on April 8.
The Mids spent the entire year in the top 20 of the deBeer Media Poll, as the team was ranked No. 20 on February 18 in the first poll of the season. Navy spent the final 11 weeks of 2013 in the top 15 and was ranked a season-best No. 11 on April 29 and May 6. This is the fourth straight season that Navy has been ranked in the year-end deBeer Media Poll and No. 12 is its highest year-end showing.
Navy also finished the season ranked No. 6 in the national RPI rankings. Navy's position in the RPI rankings played an important role in the team earning the No. 8 seed for the NCAA Tournament and hosting first and second round games.
The NCAA recently compiled the official year-end team and individual statistics. Navy finishes the season ranked second out of 100 teams in the country in winning percentage (.905), third in scoring defense (7.43 goals allowed per game), eighth in total points (400), eighth in scoring margin (+5.9) and 18th in draw controls per game (13.43).
Individually, All-America Jasmine DePompeo (Sayville, N.Y.) is the NCAA leader in total points (127) and points per game (6.05). This is the second time in the last four seasons a Mid has led the nation in scoring as Erin Rawlick accomplished the feat in 2010. DePompeo ranked third in total points in 2011 (99) and was ninth in 2012 (92).
DePompeo also ranked second in the country in total assists (71) and was second in assists per game (3.38). DePompeo's 127 points are the eighth most in an NCAA single season and the 71 assists are the third most. She also ranked 16th in the NCAA in total goals (56) in 2013.
Sophomore goalie Annie Foky (Charlottesville, Va.) ranked third in the nation in goals-against average (7.13) and was 22nd in save percentage (.447).
Sophomore attacker Loren Generi (Bayport, N.Y.) ranked fourth in total draw controls (111), 10th in draw controls per game (5.29), ninth in total goals (62) and 18th in goals per game (2.95).
Junior attacker Aimee Gennaro (Havertown, Pa.) ranked sixth in the NCAA in total goals (64) and was 14th in goals per game (3.05).
Navy also led the NCAA in home wins (13) and was one of two teams (Maryland, 9-0) to go undefeated on the road (6-0).