When arguing a point -- the best this, the greatest that -- no doubt you've used the persuasive power of numbers to bolster your argument. Opinions fall into three categories: lies, damned lies and statistics. Here are the nation's best, presented without editorial comment, from a statistics standpoint:

TOTAL POINTS RK NAME, SCHOOL POINTS
1 Mckenzie Bell, Allegheny 27
2 Jacky Craycraft, Redlands 26
T3 Caitlin Lawrence, Hood 23
T3 Alexis Narducci, Piedmont 23
T5 E'Leyna Garcia, Guilford 22
*T5 Ashton Marshall, Chris. Newport  22
Complete list *Redland's Crystal Painter also has 22 total points.

 

SCORING OFFENSE RK SCHOOL GPG
1 Alma 21.33
2 Roger Williams 21.00
3 Allegheny 20.67
T4 Western New England 20.00
T4 Utica 20.00
*T4 Albright 20.00
Complete list *Mount Holyoke also averages 20.00 goals per game.

 

TOTAL SAVES RK NAME, SCHOOL SAVES
1 Alyssa Batty, Wesley 60
2 Sammy Strasburger, Sewanee 52
3 Casey Leek, Pomona-Pitzer 50
4 Nicole Yorba, Whittier 44
T5 Ana Martinez, Redlands 41
T5 Grace Warburton, FDU-Florham 41
Complete list