UMass women's lacrosse highlights from the Minutewomen's 10-9 win over George Washington on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at McGuirk Stadium. Katie Ferris led UMass with three goals and three assists to tie the program's all-time career points record (226) set by Jackie Lyons.
As a senior in 2014:Game-By-Game Statistics
Scored hat-trick in season opener at Vanderbilt (2/9)...Netted three goals, while adding two ground balls and two draw controls in win vs. Boston University (2/26).
As a junior in 2013:Game-By-Game Statistics
Named to All-Region Second Team, All-Conference Second Team, All-Tournament Team (MVP) ... started in all 21 games played ... netted 65 goals and added eight assists ... recorded 14 ground balls, seven caused turnovers, and 14 draw controls ... Had five goals against Duquesne (4/21) ... Had four goals and one assist in win at La Salle (3/30) .. Tallied 5 goals against St. Joseph's (4/14) ... Scored three goals in win at Holy Cross (3/20) ... Had a five-point game against Vermont (4/13) with four goals and one assist ... Tallied three goals against Albany (3/8) ... Had four goals, one groundball, and one draw control against Iona (3/2) ... Scored three goals at Boston University (2/27) with one groundball and one draw control ... Recorded four goals and one draw control against New Hampshire (2/23) ... Scored three goals at USC (2/10) ... Saw her first start against Northwestern (2/8).
As a sophomore in 2012:Game-By-Game Statistics Played in 20 games with 32 goals and six assists for a total of 38 points... Had six groundballs, one caused turnover and one draw control... Posted her first goal of the season in win over Holy Cross (2/15)... Tallied her first of five hat tricks in win over Marist (2/25)... Recorded two goals and two assists in win over St. Bonaventure (4/15) with two groundballs for the game... Had back-to-back game winning goals over La Salle (4/20) and at Temple (4/22)...
As a freshman in 2011:Game-By-Game Statistics Played in 14 games scoring 12 goals while adding 3 assists ... Had four multi-goal games for the season ... Scored a season-high three goals twice: at Siena (2/26) and vs. Stony Brook (3/12) ... Had a pair of goals in her first collegiate game vs. Vermont (2/19) ... Tallied a pair of goals and added an assist in win at Marist (3/22).
Before UMass: Played attack for four years at West Babylon High School under coach Pal DiGuilio ... Was named an Academic All-American following her junior and senior seasons ... Helped the Eagles to back to back New York State Semifinals appearances ... Finished her career at West Babylon with 206 goals and 36 assists ... Also played volleyball and basketball for the Eagles.
Personal: Samantha Lauren Rush ... Born May 27, 1992 to Daniel and Laurie Rush ... Has two siblings, Timothy and Danielle ... Majoring in Marketing.
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Points: 3, at Siena, Feb 26, 2011 ; Stony Brook, Mar 12, 2011 ; at Marist, Mar 22, 2011 Goals: 3, at Siena, Feb 26, 2011 ; Stony Brook, Mar 12, 2011 Assists: 1, Duquesne, Apr 08, 2011 ; at Saint Joseph's, Apr 23, 2011 ; at Marist, Mar 22, 2011 Shots: 5, at Siena, Feb 26, 2011 Ground balls: 1, at Siena, Feb 26, 2011 ; at Marist, Mar 22, 2011 Draw controls: 2, at Saint Joseph's, Apr 23, 2011 Caused turnovers: 2, at Marist, Mar 22, 2011