After suffering the first of the season at then-No. 5 Florida, the Colorado women's lacrosse team faces another tough road challenge Thursday at No. 9 Northwestern. A look at the matchup:
No. 19 Colorado at No. 9 Northwestern
GAME TIME: Thursday, 1 p.m. MST, Evantson, Ill.
RECORDS: CU 1-1; Northwestern 2-0.
NOTES: CU coach Ann Elliott played at Northwestern and also was an assistant coach there before taking over the Buffaloes' new program five years ago...CU opened the 2017 season with an 11-10 overtime win against the Wildcats, getting three goals and an assist from Miranda Stinson...This week, Stinson was named the first Offensive Player of the Week in the new Pac-12 women's lacrosse league after scoring a team-record seven goals with one assist in last week's season-opening win against Michigan. Stinson added a goal in the loss against Florida...CU junior Samantha Nemirov enjoyed a solid start to the season last weekend. After recording seven goals in 15 games last year, Nemirov posted five goals and one assist in the Buffs' first two games.
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