No Double Trouble for Women's Lax

Published by Martin Kessler on March 24, 2010 at 3:10AM

Junior Jess Halpern in action last season.

For the first one and a half games of the 2010 season, the Harvard women’s lacrosse team got a taste of something it can look forward to in 2011: the presence of two dominant scorers on the field at the same time.

But just when the Crimson found the perfect person to assume the role of sidekick to junior attacker Jess Halpern—last season’s Ivy League scoring leader—Halpern sustained a season-ending injury.

Now, instead of racking up easy scores as defenses focus their attention on Halpern, freshman Jennifer VanderMeulen has been the one receiving the extra attention.