For Immediate Release – Westminster Lacrosse
SALT LAKE CITY – The Westminster women’s lacrosse team returns to action on Friday when they host in-state rival Brigham Young to Dumke Field for the season’s home opener. The action will begin at 5:30 p.m. (MT) at Dumke Field and tickets are available at WestminsterGriffins.com/tickets.
The game will be carried live on Griffins TV (video only) which is available online and on Roku players and mobile devices through the Livestream app. There will also be live stats available for the game. Links for the live features are available at WestminsterGriffins.com/live.
The Griffins enter the home opener at 3-2 on the season after sweeping a pair of games in Hilton Head, S.C., earlier this month. They have won three of their last four overall, scoring at least 20 goals in all three of those wins. For the season, Westminster is averaging 16.8 goals per game while giving up 8.6 per contest.
BYU carries a 4-8 overall record into the game on Friday. After starting the season with seven-straight losses, the Cougars have won four their last five games played. They are scoring 11.5 goals per game and they have scored at least 20 goals in the last two outings. BYU opponents average 10.5 goals per game.
Westminster and BYU will meet for the seventh time in Friday with the Cougars winning the previous six games. Last season, BYU won 19-17 holding off a late Griffins rally.
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