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No. 3 Boston College Soars Past Holy Cross

Sarah Mannelly led the Eagles with four goals and one assist as Holy Cross fell to No. 3 Boston College, 17-6, on Tuesday afternoon at Holy Cross Field.

Graziano Nets Five as No. 4 Florida Holds off No. 17 Loyola

Shannon Gilroy scored two goals and became Florida's all-time goal scorer during the No. 4 Gators' (5-1) 11-8 victory over No. 17 Loyola (Md.) (1-3) on Tuesday afternoon at Donald R. Dizney Stadium.

No. 8 Virginia Fends off Upset Bid by Harvard

Marisa Romeo amassed four points on three goals and an assist, and Audrey Todd added two goals and a helper, but Harvard dropped a road game at No. 8 Virginia, 13-9, Tuesday afternoon.

Sweet Briar College (Va.) to Close Its Doors in August

Sweet Briar, an all-women's liberal arts college located not far northeast from Lynchburg, Va., announced today that the Division III school would close this coming August.

No. 19 Johns Hopkins Pulls Away from American University

American University was unable to get past 19th-ranked Johns Hopkins on Monday afternoon, falling to the Blue Jays, 19-6, at Homewood Field.

LaxPower Women's Division I Forum Poll for March 2nd

The LaxPower Forum Poll Women's Division I for March 2nd has been posted.

IWLCA Poll for Women's Division I - March 2nd

The undefeated Maryland Terrapins are at the top of the IWLCA's Division I Weekly Poll for March 2, with all 20 first-place votes. The North Carolina Tar Heels have a strong hold on the #2 spot with a 5-1 record. Boston College moves into the #3 spot with a perfect 4-0 record, and Florida remains at #4.

IWLCA Poll for Women's Division II - March 2nd

Adelphi remains atop the IWLCA's Division II Weekly Poll for March 2, with 18 of the 20 first-place votes. Lock Haven is #2 while receiving the other 2 first-place votes. Lindenwood and LIU Post stay steady at #3 and #4, respectively.

IWLCA Poll for Women's Division III - March 2nd

Amherst, with receiving 6 first-place votes, is at the top of the IWLCA's Division III Weekly Poll for March 2, with 372 points. Cortland is right behind at #2 with 370 points. Gettysburg and Franklin & Marshall, both undefeated, round out the top four.

James Madison Signs Eight to National Letter of Intent

Head James Madison lacrosse coach Shelley Klaes-Bawcombe announced today the signing of eight student-athletes to National Letters of Intent for the 2015-16 academic year.

No. 2 UNC Throttles Elon, as Seven Score Multiple Goals

Second-ranked North Carolina got multiple goals from seven players and dominated Elon, 21-2, on a cold, rainy Sunday afternoon at Navy Field.

No. 5 Duke Storms by No. 16 Notre Dame in ACC Opener

Katie Trees tallied a career-high seven points and Duke's defense held No. 16 Notre Dame scoreless for nearly 16 minutes out of the gate in a 17-3 victory on a rainy afternoon at the West Campus turf field.

No. 12 Penn Defeats Vanderbilt in Overtime

For the third time in the three all-time meetings between the two schools, Penn pulled out a one-goal win as Tory Bensen scored with 0:04 remaining in overtime to secure a 12-11 win for the No. 12 Quakers.

Whittle, Hensh Lead Top-Ranked Maryland Past Hofstra

Freshmen Megan Whittle and Taylor Hensh each scored hat tricks as the No. 1 Maryland lacrosse team (3-0) pushed past Hofstra (2-2) in a dominant 14-6 win Saturday afternoon.

No. 2 North Carolina Tops No. 6 Northwestern in Tight Battle

Sammy Jo Tracy had three goals and an assist and Maggie Bill scored three times in the final 13:27 of the game as second-ranked North Carolina beat sixth-ranked Northwestern, 12-11, in lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon.

No. 3 Syracuse's Winning Streak Snapped by No. 7 BC

The No. 3 Syracuse lacrosse team had its five-game winning streak snapped in a 10-9 setback to No. 7 Boston College in the Carrier Dome on Saturday, Feb. 28. The Orange is now 5-1 on the season and 1-1 in ACC play.

No. 4 Florida Outguns Dartmouth to Improve to 4-1

Shannon Gilroy scored a team-leading eight points on six goals and two assists, eclipsing 200 career goals, in No. 4 Florida's (4-1) 18-10 victory over Dartmouth (0-2) at Donald R. Dizney Stadium on Saturday.

Bocklet's Late Goal Carries No. 8 Virginia by No. 9 Penn State

Ninth-ranked Penn State went toe-to-toe with No. 8 Virginia, but a goal with four seconds left in the game by UVa's Casey Bocklet handed the Nittany Lions a 16-15 loss on Saturday at Holuba Hall.

No. 10 Ohio State Handed First Loss by No. 15 Stanford

No. 10 Ohio State dropped its first game of the season Saturday to No. 15 Stanford, 12-10, at the Woody Hayes Indoor Facility in Columbus. The loss drops Ohio State to 4-1 on the year while Stanford improves to 3-0.

Georgetown Drops Decision to #11 Princeton in Home Opener

Georgetown (0-2) fell, 11-7, to the No. 11 Princeton Tigers (3-0) in the team's home opener on Saturday at Multi-Sport Field. The Hoyas allowed a late first-half Tiger run, which was too much to overcome despite a solid second-half effort.

No. 20 Denver's Home Win Streak Snapped by No. 13 Louisville

No. 20 Denver took on the 13th- ranked Louisville Cardinals Saturday afternoon for their 2015 home opener at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium. The battle of ranked teams ended with the Cardinals on top by a score of 14-9.

No. 19 James Madison Escapes No. 14 Loyola with OT Win

No. 14 Loyola dropped an OT heartbreaker to No. 19 James Madison, 11-10, Saturday night at Ridley Athletic Complex. The Greyhounds rallied twice to knot the score late, but Stephanie Finley's goal with four seconds remaining in OT sealed the win for the Dukes.

No. 17 Stony Brook Dispatches Drexel

Courtney Murphy netted a hat trick and the No. 17 Stony Brook defense held its opponent to single-digit goals for the 21st time in 23 games in an 8-4 win over Drexel Saturday afternoon at LaValle Stadium.

No. 3 Syracuse Barely Survives Upset Bid by Connecticut

Kayla Treanor recorded five goals and moved up to sixth place on the school's all-time scoring list in the No. 3 Syracuse lacrosse team's 12-11 victory against Connecticut in the Carrier Dome on Wednesday, Feb. 25.

No. 11 Princeton Controls Draws, Doubles Up the Dragons

The Drexel lacrosse team dropped to 1-2 on the season on Wednesday as the Dragons fell at No. 11 Princeton, 8-4. The Dragons took 40:15 to score, by which point the Tigers had built a five-goal lead they would not relinquish.

No. 14 Loyola Survives No. 18 Johns Hopkins in Overtime

No. 14 Loyola used a pair of overtime goals Wednesday evening to down its Charles Street-rival, No. 18 Johns Hopkins, 12-10, at Ridley Athletic Complex.

No. 9 PSU's Offense, Defense Click in Shutout of Duquesne

The ninth-ranked Nittany Lion lacrosse team posted its first shutout since April 15, 1989 in a 16-0 drubbing of Duquesne on Tuesday evening at Joe Walton Stadium.

#1 Salisbury Rallies from 7-0 Deficit to Edge Stevenson in OT

Top-ranked Salisbury opened up the season with a program-record comeback to take down No. 18 Stevenson in overtime, 10-9, on a snowy Tuesday night at Sea Gull Stadium.

No. 8 Virginia's Upset Bid Falls Just Short at No. 3 Syracuse

The No. 8 Virginia lacrosse team (1-2, 0-1 ACC) came up a goal short against No. 3 Syracuse (4-0, 1-0 ACC), falling 14-13 on Monday (Feb. 23) at the Carrier Dome in a rematch of last season's NCAA Semifinal game.

No. 19 James Madison Uses 6-0 Run, Pulls Away from High Point

Behind a balanced offensive attack that saw six players on the 19th-ranked James Madison lacrosse team notch multiple goals, the Dukes topped High Point 16-8 at the University Park turf field on Monday afternoon.

No. 20 Denver Rally from Early Deficit to Defeat Commodores

After pushing the start of the game back one day, the Denver Pioneers and Vanderbilt Commodores met in the Multipurpose Facility on the Vanderbilt campus. The Pioneers won the non-conference game 13-9.

LaxPower Women's Division I Forum Poll for February 23rd

The LaxPower Forum Poll Women's Division I for February 23rd has been posted.

IWLCA Poll for Women's Division I - February 23rd

Week three of the IWLCA's Division I Weekly Poll has the undefeated Maryland Terrapins receiving all 20 first-place votes, while the North Carolina Tar Heels are ranked second with a 3-1 record. Syracuse is third, while Florida finishes out the top four.

IWLCA Poll for Women's Division II - February 23rd

Adelphi, with 18 first place votes, is #1 in the first week of the IWLCA's Division II regular season weekly poll. Lock Haven is second with two first-place votes. Lindenwood and LIU Post round out the top four. Undefeated Limestone sits at #5.

No. 1 Terps Edge No. 2 UNC in First Non-Conference Meeting

Led by a trio of hat tricks, the No. 1 Maryland lacrosse team relied on balanced play, as the Terps defeated No. 2 North Carolina, 13-11, Sunday afternoon at the Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex.

No. 8 Duke Starts Fast, Cruises to Victory over William & Mary

Goalkeeper Kelsey Duryea and the Blue Devil defense held visiting William & Mary scoreless for over 46 minutes to guide eighth-ranked Duke to a 17-7 victory Sunday afternoon at the West Campus turf field.

Top-Ranked Adelphi Proves Too Much for No. 18 Rollins

In a game that had been circled on the 18th-ranked Tars' schedule since the fall, a depleted Rollins team hosted top-ranked Adelphi on Sunday but unfortunately fell to the Panthers, 15-6.

No. 5 Northwestern Uses 5-0 2nd Half Run to Down Marquette

Marquette hosted fifth-ranked Northwestern at Valley Fields, Saturday afternoon. Leading 5-2 at halftime, the Wildcats opened up the scoring with five straight goals in the second half and would prove too much to overcome in spoiling the Golden Eagles' chilly home opener, 13-5.

No. 6 Boston College Pulls Away Late to Escape Vermont

Sixth-ranked Boston College held off Vermont for a 13-10 victory in a cold and windy non-conference lacrosse tilt Saturday afternoon at Virtue Field. Vermont suffered its first loss of the season, moving to 1-1 overall, while Boston College improved to 3-0.

No. 15 Princeton Rallies Late to Upend No. 9 Loyola in Opener

No. 15 Princeton weathered the storm to earn a 10-8 win over No. 9 Loyola on opening day of the women's lacrosse season.

Daley, Brust Help No. 13 Louisville Breeze by Canisius

Cortnee Daley and Faye Brust both scored four goals apiece to lead the No. 13 University of Louisville lacrosse team to a 15-3 victory over visiting Canisius on a cold and rainy day at the UofL Lacrosse Stadium.

Delaware Drops Close Battle with 14th-Ranked Penn

It was a tightly contested game for the entirety, but No. 14 Penn pulled ahead in the second half and came out with the 9-7 victory over Delaware in lacrosse action Saturday afternoon at Delaware Stadium.

No. 16 Stony Brook Edges Southern Cal to Open Season

The No. 16 Stony Brook lacrosse team's heralded backer zone defense held USC to two first-half shots and 10 shots overall in a season-opening 7-4 triumph Saturday afternoon at LaValle Stadium. The Seawolves forced 14 USC turnovers.

Freezing Temps Can't Cool off No. 4 Gators vs. San Diego St.

On a cold evening, Shannon Gilroy continued her hot pursuit to become the Gators' all-time leading scorer during No. 4 Florida's (3-1) 17-7 victory over San Diego State (0-1) on Friday night.

No. 19 Stanford Holds on to Upset No. 12 Notre Dame

Rachel Ozer scored four goals and No. 19 Stanford withstood a late Notre Dame run to beat the No. 12 Irish, 12-10, in nonconference lacrosse play Friday night at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium.

No. 8 Duke Uses Defense, Draws to Upend No. 5 Northwestern

The eighth-ranked Blue Devils dominated the draw and displayed stifling defense in the second half to topple No. 5 Northwestern, 15-9, on Thursday. Duke defeated the Wildcats for the first time since 2006.

Stony Brook and Joe Spallina Agree to Contract Extension

Stony Brook University has extended the contract of women's lacrosse head coach Joe Spallina through June 2019, Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron announced Friday. The winningest coach in program history after only three seasons, Spallina has led the Seawolves to back-to-back America East titles and NCAA Tournament first-round wins.

George Washington Names Lacrosse Tri-Captains for 2015

On the brink of the 2015 campaign, the GW lacrosse squad elected seniors Rachel Mia and Rachel Quinn and junior Olivia Boudreau as its team captains for the upcoming season.

No. 7 Virginia Uses Second Half Surge to Roll Past Richmond

Richmond played a tight game with No. 7 Virginia for nearly 30 minutes, but a flurry of late goals pushed the ranked Cavaliers past the host Spiders in a 14-6 result at Robins Stadium Wednesday afternoon.

No. 10 Nittany Lions Storm Past Bucknell

The 10th-ranked Nittany Lion lacrosse team was dominant from start to finish in a 17-2 victory over Bucknell Wednesday night at Holuba Hall. Sisters Steph Lazo (Stevensville, Md.) and Dani Lazo (Stevensville, Md.) combined for nine points to pace the offense.

George Washington Drops Opener at No. 17 Johns Hopkins

George Washington dropped its season opener to No. 17 Johns Hopkins, 16-3, on Wednesday afternoon at the Blue Jays' Homewood Field.

Murray's 9 Pts. Lead No. 19 Stanford Over Fresno State

Stanford's Kelsey Murray scored five goals and had four assists to lead the No. 19 Cardinal to a 22-7 season-opening lacrosse victory over Fresno State on Wednesday night at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium.

LaxPower Women's Division I Forum Poll for February 16th

The LaxPower Forum Poll for Women's Division I for February 16th has been posted.

IWLCA Poll for Women's Division I - February 16th

All of the teams in the top three remain undefeated. Maryland (1-0) continues in the top spot, with North Carolina and Syracuse, both 3-0, and second and third, respectively.

No. 1 Terps Sprint Past William & Mary to Open Season

Led by Zoe Stukenberg's six points, the No. 1 Maryland lacrosse team defeated William & Mary, 15-5, in both teams' season opener at Albert-Daly Field on a cold and blustery Sunday afternoon.

Offensive Outburst Powers No. 3 Syracuse Past Canisius

The No. 3 Syracuse lacrosse team used a 9-1 scoring run to pull away from Canisius in a 19-7 victory in the Carrier Dome on Sunday, Feb. 15.

Strong Second Half Sends No. 8 Blue Devils Past Navy

Kyra Harney collected the first hat trick of her collegiate career and Kelsey Duryea recorded a season-high nine saves in the net to guide eighth-ranked Duke to a 10-3 defeat of Navy Sunday at Koskinen Stadium.

No. 11 Notre Dame Nets 12 Straight to Topple Titans

A 4-4 tie late in the first half was torn asunder by a run of 12 consecutive Notre Dame goals as the No. 11 Irish lacrosse team (2-0) cruised to a 17-5 victory over Detroit (0-2) in its home opener on Sunday afternoon inside the Loftus Sports Center.

No. 12 Ohio State Shuts Down Virginia Tech in Second Half

No. 12 Ohio State picked up another road victory Sunday afternoon with a 14-7 win vs. Virginia Tech at chilly Thompson Field in Blacksburg, Va.

Koloski Scores Six as No. 13 Louisville Runs by Cincinnati

Hannah Koloski scored a career-high six goals to lead the 13th-ranked Louisville lacrosse team to a 17-8 win over Cincinnati on a chilly Sunday afternoon at the UofL Lacrosse Stadium.

No. 5 Northwestern Slips by No. 7 Virginia in Georgia Game

In a match-up of two of the top teams in the country, fifth-ranked Northwestern left Kennesaw State Stadium with a victory over No. 7 Virginia Saturday afternoon, 6-5.

Barry Scores 100th Goal in No. 4 Gators' Shutout of Michigan

Senior Nora Barry scored her 100th-career goal during No. 4 Florida's (2-1) 21-0 shutout victory over Michigan (0-1) Saturday afternoon at Donald R. Dizney Stadium.

No. 6 Boston College Defeats No. 18 Johns Hopkins

Sixth-ranked Boston College outscored host and 18th-ranked Johns Hopkins, 5-0, in the second half en route to a 9-5 win Saturday afternoon.

No. 10 Nittany Lions Open the Season with Victory vs. Lehigh

The No. 10 Penn State lacrosse team opened the 2015 season with a resounding 15-7 victory over Lehigh at Holuba Hall on Saturday. Sophomore Steph Lazo (Stevensville, Md.) had a career-high five goals.

Blue Hens Stun No. 16 Georgetown in Snowy Season Opener

The University of Delaware lacrosse squad came out quickly Saturday in its 2015 season opener, scoring the first four goals of the game and storming past No. 16 Georgetown for a 17-5 non-league victory at snowy Delaware Stadium.

Second-Ranked Tar Heels Shut Down High Point to Go 3-0

Thirteen North Carolina players scored, as the second-ranked Tar Heels (3-0) defeated High Point, 19-5, on a cold Friday evening at Fetzer Field.

No. 8 Duke Bedevils Richmond in 2015 Home Opener

Kerrin Maurer, Brigid Smith and Taylor Trimble combined for nine goals and 10 players scored for Duke in a 17-4 victory over Richmond Friday in the Blue Devils' home opener at Koskinen Stadium.

No. 11 Notre Dame Blitzes Cincinnati in Season Opener

Cortney Fortunato scored four goals and dished out two assists, as the No. 11 Fighting Irish scored eight unanswered goals in the first half and rolled past Cincinnati, 14-5, on a cold and blustery Friday afternoon at Gettler Stadium.

No. 12 Ohio State Outguns Winthrop to Win 3rd Straight

The Winthrop lacrosse team battled hard against 12th-ranked Ohio State but couldn't slow down the Buckeye offense, falling 20-12 in the team's home opener Friday evening.

Statements from Duke University Athletics and Coach Kimel

Duke head coach Kerstin Kimel was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer last month, has undergone surgery, is in the treatment stage of her recovery, and the prognosis is good.

2015 Season Preview: New Hampshire Lacrosse on the Attack

New Hampshire, under the direction of third-year head coach Sarah Albrecht, returns 15 letter winners, including seven starters, from last season and also welcomes 12 newcomers to the fold in 2015. The Wildcats were picked to finish third in the America East Preseason Coaches' Poll.

Gilroy Nets Five as No. 4 Florida Downs Jacksonville

The Jacksonville University Dolphins fell in their home opener to No. 4 Florida, 17-8, on Wednesday evening at D.B. Milne Field.

No. 19 Denver Rallies in Second Half to Defeat Colorado

Denver opened MPSF play getting their first win of the season. The Pioneers defeated the Colorado Buffaloes, 10-6, Wednesday afternoon. DU secured the victory with a strong second half, when they scored eight goals and surrendered only one.

Northeast Conference Preseason Lacrosse Coaches' Poll

Bryant was picked to defend its NEC title in 2015. The Bulldogs received five first-place votes in the balloting by the league's coaches in the preseason poll. Wagner came in second place with two first-place votes, while Robert Morris placed third with the final first-place tally.

William & Mary Lacrosse Season Preview for 2015

After establishing the foundation for what is expected to become a consistent conference title contender, head coach Hillary Fratzke enters her second season leading the William and Mary lacrosse program with heightened optimism and increased expectations for the 2015 campaign.

Lehigh Women's Lacrosse Season Preview for 2015

Lehigh took a big step forward last season. Most notably, the Mountain Hawks advanced to the Patriot League Tournament for the first time since 2011. They return all but two starters for 2015.

Three Sophomores to Captain Furman Lacrosse Team in 2015

Furman head lacrosse coach Rachel Whitten has announced the election of team captains for the inaugural 2015 season. Elected by their teammates were sophomore defender Sam Eckels, sophomore midfield Hope Herline, and sophomore midfield Devon Horine.

IWLCA Poll for Women's Division I - February 9

There is no change at the top of the 2015 IWLCA's Division I first weekly poll. Maryland is #1 with 18 first-place votes, and North Carolina is right behind with 2 first-place votes. Rounding out the top four are Syracuse and Florida.

Lacrosse Preseason Polls for the MEC, OAC, and ODAC

Preseason polls have recently been announced for several Division II and III lacrosse conferences.

Three Players Named Captains for Lafayette Lacrosse Team

Seniors Sarah Malone and Shannon Zoldy, and junior Laura Rowan were selected as captains for 2015 Lafayette , head coach Alison Fisher announced Monday.

Marquette Falls in Double OT to No. 16 Johns Hopkins

Claire Costanza's second goal with 18 seconds left in the first overtime forced a second extra session, but Marquette fell to No. 16 Johns Hopkins, 8-7, on Sunday afternoon at Carl Lewis Field in Houston.

No. 2 Tar Heels Pick up Victory at No. 4 Florida

Second-ranked North Carolina (2-0) got four goals and an assist from Brittney Coppa and four goals from Alex Moore to pick up a big win on the road at Florida, 17-11, on Saturday afternoon.

Third-Ranked Syracuse Dispatches No. 19 Denver

The No. 3 Syracuse lacrosse team opened the 2015 season by sweeping a doubleheader at the Carrier Dome on Saturday, Feb. 7. The Orange defeated No. 19 Denver, 18-10, in the first game of the day before topping Canisius, 21-13, in the nightcap.

USC Drops Overtime Heartbreaker to No. 5 Northwestern

USC had No. 5 Northwestern (1-0) on the ropes with a big 7-0 lead to open the 2015 season and led the game for all but the final 37 seconds of regulation before the Wildcats completed the gutty comeback for a 12-11 overtime victory.

Elon Falls to Eighth-Ranked Duke in Blue Devils' Opener

Elon played host to its first-ever top-25 opponent on Saturday, Feb. 7, as the Phoenix dropped a 17-8 contest to the eighth-ranked Duke Blue Devils from Rhodes Stadium.

Dabrowski, Hodgson Help No. 12 Buckeyes Bash Binghamton

Nine Buckeyes tallied goals as the 10th-ranked Ohio State lacrosse team posted an 18-5 win over Binghamton Saturday afternoon inside at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.

Atlantic 10 Conference Lacrosse Preseason Poll for 2015

Richmond has been picked to finish second by the Atlantic 10 Conference coaches in the lacrosse preseason poll released today. The Spiders received one first-place vote and 70 points, second only to defending champion Massachusetts. Duquesne and La Salle were third and fourth, respectively.

ACC Lacrosse 2015 Preseason Poll and All-ACC Team

North Carolina and Syracuse have been selected as the preseason favorites in the ACC Women's Lacrosse Preseason Poll.

Robert Morris Announces Nine-Player Recruiting Class for 2016

Although the 2015 season has yet to begin, Robert Morris University is looking even further ahead with the announcement of its latest recruiting class.

Denver Names Four Seniors as Lacrosse Captains for 2015

Denver head coach Liza Kelly has tabbed four student-athletes as captains. Kiki Boone (Cherry Hills Village, CO), Jill Remenapp (Woodbine, MD), Chelsea Cook (Bay Shore, NY), and Hannah Hook (Arnold, MD), all seniors, have been named for this season.

LaxPower Women's Division I Preseason Forum Poll

The pre-season LaxPower Forum Poll Women's Division I has been posted.

Eight Recruits Set to Join La Salle Lacrosse in 2015-2016

Lacrosse head coach Candace Taglianetti Bossell is pleased to welcome the addition of eight student-athletes to the Class of 2019.

IWLCA 2015 Preseason Poll for Division I

The University of Maryland, the reigning national champion, starts the 2015 season sitting in the top spot with all 20 first-place votes in the IWLCA's Division I Preseason Poll. North Carolina is second, and Syracuse and Florida follow in third and fourth, respectively.

IWLCA 2015 Preseason Poll for Division II

Adelphi University, the reigning national champion, starts their 2015 season where they left the 2014 campaign: in the No. 1 spot in the IWLCA's Division II Preseason Poll. NCAA finalist Lock Haven sits at #2. Tournament semifinalists Lindenwood and LIU Post round out the top four.

IWLCA 2015 Preseason Poll for Division III

The Salisbury Sea Gulls, the reigning national champions, open the 2015 season where they left off in 2014: at the top of the IWLCA's Preseason Poll. NCAA finalist Trinity claims the number 2 spot followed by Middlebury and NCAA semifinalist Cortland in the third and fourth spots, respectively.

No. 2 North Carolina Opens Season with Victory vs. JMU

Second-ranked North Carolina (1-0) got four goals and an assist from sophomore transfer Alex Moore and opened its 2015 season with a 13-9 victory over James Madison on Sunday afternoon at Fetzer Field.

Dartmouth Names the Big Green's 2015 Lacrosse Captain

Dartmouth lacrosse head coach Amy Patton has announced that senior Frances Bird will serve as the Big Green's captain for the upcoming 2015 season.

No. 10 Ohio State Downs Detroit in Lacrosse Season Opener

Behind six goals from senior Katie Chase and a suffocating defense, No. 10 Ohio State cruised to a 19-4 win against visiting Detroit Mercy.

Morrissey, Virden Join Elon as Volunteer Assistant Coaches

Elon lacrosse head coach Josh Hexter has announced the addition of Maddy Morrissey and Taylor Virden as volunteer assistant coaches, rounding out the Phoenix four-person coaching staff.

Gardner-Webb Announces Lacrosse Captains for 2015 Season

Gardner-Webb has named freshmen Cassidy McDowell (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Lindsey Lippert (Syracuse, N.Y.) as its captains for its inaugural season, announced head coach Jacquelyn Duggins Friday.

MPSF Lacrosse Coaches' Preseason Poll for 2015

Denver finished with 79 points and 7 first-place votes to place at the top of the 2015 MPSF Women's Lacrosse Coaches' poll. Stanford accumulated 75 points and the remaining three first-place votes in being picked for second. Taking third in the poll was USC with 65 points.

MAAC 2015 Preseason Lacrosse Poll and All-MAAC Team

Four-time defending champion Canisius was voted the favorite to win another MAAC title in 2015, according to the league's nine head coaches. Canisius received 79 points and seven first-place votes. 2014 MAAC runner-up Marist was second with 72 points and received the final two first-place votes. Fairfield finished with 60 points for third place.

B.J. Johnson Joins the Rutgers Lacrosse Coaching Staff

Head coach Laura Brand-Sias announced Thursday the addition of B.J. Johnson to the Rutgers lacrosse staff as a volunteer assistant coach. Johnson previously served as the head coach of Mount St. Mary's for four seasons.

Fresno State Names Lacrosse Captains for the 2015 Season

Fresno State lacrosse head coach Jessica Giglio has announced that seniors Marcy Levatino, Holly Cisneros, and junior Anjelica Fuccillo will serve as team captains this year.

Colonial Preseason Lacrosse Coaches Poll and All-CAA Team

Towson, three-time defending CAA champion, was picked to finish first in the conference's preseason poll, while James Madison's Stephanie Finley was tabbed CAA Preseason Player of the Year.

Big East 2015 Preseason Lacrosse Poll and All-Big East Team

The Big East welcomed Florida and Vanderbilt as affiliate members for women's lacrosse in the offseason and the two imports are already making their presence felt.

Patriot League Preseason Lacrosse Poll and All-Patriot Team

Loyola is projected to win the Patriot championship again in 2015 as the unanimous favorite of opposing coaches and sports information directors. The Greyhounds captured all 16 first-place votes and 128 points overall to earn the top spot, ahead of Navy with 110 points and the remaining two first-place votes. Boston University took third with 103 points.

Stony Brook Tops America East Preseason Lacrosse Poll

Two-time defending champion Stony Brook is the unanimous favorite to finish first in the America East regular season standings for the third straight year. Albany was picked second, and New Hampshire was third.

Big South Preseason Lacrosse Poll and All-Conference Team

High Point has been voted the preseason favorite in the Big South Conference lacrosse preseason poll by the league's head coaches. Winthrop was second in the preseason poll and received the only first-place vote the Panthers did not. Longwood was picked third, while Liberty finished fourth.

South Atlantic Preseason Lacrosse Poll and All-SAC Team

Queens was chosen first in the South Atlantic Conference's women's lacrosse preseason poll. Lenoir-Rhyne came in at the No. 2 slot with one first-place vote and 65 points. Newberry claimed the No. 3 position with 55 points, ahead of Catawba, who posted 53 points.

Preseason Poll for the Inaugural Big Ten Lacrosse Season

With the inaugural season of Big Ten women's lacrosse set to begin on Jan. 31, Maryland was the unanimous choice by the conference coaches as the preseason favorite to claim the first Big Ten Championship. The Terrapins were followed by Northwestern and Ohio State.

McCourt Named the Lacrosse Head Coach at Rockhurst

Rockhurst University Director of Athletics Gary Burns announced the hiring of Molly McCourt as the school's new head women's lacrosse coach.

Atlantic Sun 2015 Preseason Poll and All-Conference Team

Jacksonville enters the 2015 Atlantic Sun women's lacrosse season as the favorite after garnering 59 total votes in the coaches poll.

Trio Named as Catamount Lacrosse Captains for 2015

Seniors Taylor Pedersen and Jessica Roach and junior Vanessa VanderZalm have been named the 2015 captains for the University of Vermont lacrosse team.

Crotty Danowski, DeLuca Join Duke Lacrosse Coaching Staff

Duke lacrosse head coach Kerstin Kimel has announced the addition of two staff members to the program for the 2015 campaign. Former Duke standout Virginia Crotty Danowski joins the Blue Devils as a volunteer assistant coach. and Laurie Tortorelli DeLuca will support the program as a volunteer operations assistant.

2015 Team Canada Roster for the U19 World Championship

Dean French, Canada's national team Chairman and the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) have announced Canada's roster for the 2015 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) U19 World Championship.

Louisville Announces the Cardinals' 2015 Lacrosse Schedule

No. 12 Louisville and lacrosse head coach Kellie Young released the Cardinals' 2015 schedule, highlighted by the team's inaugural ACC campaign and contests with eight opponents ranked in the Top 20.

Siena Announces Trio of 2015 Lacrosse Team Captains

Siena lacrosse head coach Bryana Borrelli has appointed tri-captains heading into her first season this spring. Senior Julia Sirianni and juniors Morgan Gallagher and Lauren Smith have been selected to lead the 2015 Saints as team captains.

Gardner-Webb Signs Eleven for 2016 in Early Signing Period

Gardner-Webb signed 11 players to National Letters of Intent in November for the upcoming 2015-2016 women's lacrosse season, including one Brine All-American, an all-state honoree and several all-conference and all-area selections, head coach Jacquelyn Duggins announced on Wednesday.

Thorpe Elevated to Associate Head Lacrosse Coach at Syracuse

Syracuse lacrosse head coach Gary Gait has announced that Regy Thorpe has been promoted to associate head coach. Thorpe is entering his sixth season as a member of Gait's staff.

Mount St. Mary's Names Lacrosse Captains for 2015 Season

Mount St. Mary's lacrosse head coach Lauren Schwarzmann announced seniors Melissa Cox and Erin Seipp and sophomore Sammie Knapp will serve as team captains for the upcoming 2015 campaign.

Brown Announces the Bears' 2015 Lacrosse Schedule

Brown has unveiled the 2015 schedule in an announcement made by head coach Keely McDonald '00 on Tuesday. The 15-game slate features contests against three opponents that earned NCAA Tournament berths last season.

Mock, Leder Join George Washington as Asst. Lacrosse Coaches

Kasey Mock and Sarah Jane Leder have joined the GW lacrosse coaching staff under the direction of first-year head coach Tracy Coyne. Mock has been named an assistant coach for the Colonials, while Leder will serve as a volunteer assistant.

Merrimack Announces 10 Additions During Early Signing Period

The Merrimack College Athletics Department and head coach Michael Daly of the women's lacrosse program are pleased to announce that 10 future student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent (NLI) during the Early Signing Period and will join the program for the 2015-16 academic year.

Lacrosse Captains for 2015 Season Announced by Bucknell

Bucknell head lacrosse coach Randall Goldsborough has announced the election of senior Claire Switala and junior Sam Rickels as team captains for the 2015 season.

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