'Dogs Face Marist on Sunday

Feb. 27, 2014

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Game #4 • March 2, 2014 • 1 p.m. PT
Fresno State (1-2, 0-1 MPSF) vs. Marist (1-1, 0-0 MAAC)

McAlister Field • Los Angeles, Calif.
Series Record: 0-0
Last Meeting: First Matchup
Live Stats: GoBulldogs.com
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'Dogs Face Marist at USC
The Fresno State lacrosse team is set to play Marist on Sunday on neutral turf in Los Angeles, Calif. The first draw is schedule for 1 p.m. at McAlister Field on USC's campus. The Bulldogs are 1-1 on the road this season and are looking to bounce back from their home opening loss to No. 18 Denver on Feb. 23.

About the Red Foxes
Marist (1-1, 0-0 MAAC) was picked to finish second in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Coaches' Preseason Poll after finishing last season with an 8-9 overall record and 4-2 in conference play. The Red Foxes won seven of their last nine games in 2013 and finished tied for second in the MAAC regular season with Fairfield. Marist returns seven starters, including junior Kirsten Viscount who currently leads the team with six goals this season. Marist split its two-game home opening slate last week with a 10-8 over Lafayette and 20-13 loss to Vermont. Marist is set to play MPSF foe USC on Friday before facing the Bulldogs on Sunday.

Neutral Games at McAlister Field
Fresno State hits the road this weekend for its first neutral site game of the season at McAlister Field in Los Angeles, Calif. The Bulldogs were 1-2 in neutral games in 2013- their one neutral win was a season opening victory over Presbyterian at McAlister Field. The 'Dogs defeated Presbyterian 17-14 in a charge that was led by junior Marcy Levatino who scored a school recording-setting seven goals for the 'Dogs. Six other Bulldogs scored in the team effort, including sophomore attacker Anjelica Fuccillo with four goals and two assists.

Fuccillo Leading the 'Dogs
After three games, Anjelica Fuccillo leads Fresno State with five goals. Fuccillo is the only Bulldog to score in all three games this season. The sophomore midfielder scored two goals in the win over Monmouth, had one goal at Wager and found the back of the net twice more against No. 18 Denver. Of Fuccillo's 11 shots this season, nine of them were on goal.

Freshman Impact
The freshman Bulldog class has made an impact across the field in their first three collegiate games. Freshman attacker Allison Poust leads the class with four goals which ranks second on the team. In Fresno State's season opener Poust scored three goals off the bench to lead the Bulldogs to an 8-6 victory over Monmouth on Feb. 16. Fellow freshman Brooke Filgo and Caroline Dineen-Carlson have recorded one goal apiece this season. Dineen-Carlson also recorded one assist at MU and leads the 'Dogs with eight draw controls. Freshman midfielder Kyleigh Westgarth has a team-high seven groundballs and notched an assist at Wagner.

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