Princeton took one step closer to the Ivy League title as it knocked off No. 10 Penn 9-5 on Wednesday night on Sherrerd Field at Class of 1952 Stadium to take over the first place in the Ivy standings.
The NCAA has announced the April 16th regional rankings for Divisions II & III. These rankings will continue on a weekly basis to the begnnning in May, concluding prior to the actual tournament selections.
On a brisk Wednesday afternoon at Sea Gull Stadium, the No. 1 Salisbury lacrosse team closed out the home regular-season schedule with a 9-4 victory over Capital Athletic Conference-opponent Marymount (Va.).
For the second time in just three days, No. 16 Ohio State defeated a Top 10 opponent. The Buckeyes (12-4, 4-1 ALC) concluded their memorable 2014 home season with a 12-9 victory over No. 9 Notre Dame Tuesday night.
Because of the special connection among teammates, the entire Lehigh women's lacrosse family was affected when hearing tragic news right before the season got underway. In early February, senior goalie Alexandra Fitzpatrick's father, John, suddenly passed away from a heart attack.
After their win over North Carolina, Syracuse moves into the #1 spot with 389 votes (9 first-place votes). Maryland with 386 votes and 11 first-place votes remains at #2. North Carolina drops to #3, while Florida stays steady at #4.
The IWLCA's Division III Weekly Poll for April 14 brings no changes at the top. Salisbury is hanging on to #1 with 394 overall votes and 14 first-place votes. Cortland at #2 is just 10 votes behind Salisbury. Amherst, who remains undefeated, holds steady at #3, and the College of New Jersey is at #4 at 11-1.
Brooke Griffin netted five goals to lift the No. 2 Maryland lacrosse team to a 13-8 victory against No. 18 Virginia Sunday at the Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex. Maryland (15-1, 5-1 ACC) outscored Virginia 7-2 in the second half to win the final conference meeting between the two programs.
Denver's Christa Reese finished with four points off two goals and two assists, as the Pioneers climbed back in the second half to top the USC Trojans 8-7 at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium on a snowy Sunday afternoon.
Florida seniors Cara Canington and Krista Grabher wrapped up their home careers at Donald R. Dizney Stadium on Sunday afternoon as the No. 4 Gators held off ALC foe Vanderbilt, 14-9. Sammi Burgess led all scorers with a career-high four goals.
Louisville is quickly putting together the best season in program history. The Cardinals tied a program best their sixth-straight victory, posting a 16-9 decision at Villanova on Sunday afternoon in Villanova, Pa.
A defensive battle between Dartmouth and visiting No. 9 Penn was the overarching theme of Saturday's Ivy League match-up at Scully-Fahey Field. When it was all over, the Quakers had made just a few more plays and stops, which made the difference in a 10-6 loss for the Big Green.
In a battle of two undefeated teams ranked in the top five in the country, the No. 1 Salisbury lacrosse team came out victorious in the annual match-up against No. 4 College of New Jersey, 9-6, on Saturday afternoon.
Cortney Fortunato had a career-high five goals and Kaitlyn Brosco scored each of her first four goals of the year as the No. 11 Notre Dame lacrosse team picked up a crucial win in ACC play by defeating No. 7 Duke, 12-10, on Friday night.
Trailing by a goal, Trailing by a goal, Denver scored twice in the final 21 seconds of regulation to beat San Diego State 12-11 at Peter Barton lacrosse Stadium on Friday afternoon.scored twice in the final 21 seconds of regulation to beat San Diego State 12-11 at Peter Barton lacrosse Stadium on Friday afternoon.
Fifth-ranked Northwestern began a critical four-game homestand with flair Thursday evening, giving visiting Vanderbilt fits defensively en route to a 15-9 win in American Lacrosse Conference action at Lakeside Field.
Princeton had No. 2 Maryland on the ropes as the Tigers led the first 50 minutes of game. A late surge by the Terrapins, however, gave Maryland the win, 8-7, on Sherrerd Field at Class of 1952 Stadium.
Yale gave the top-ranked defense in the nation a run for its money Wednesday afternoon at Reese Stadium, but ultimately No. 15 Stony Brook edged the Bulldogs 11-9 on a pair of goals in the final 10:42.
On the first trip to Christopher Newport since it joined the Capital Athletic Conference, No. 1 Salisbury team pulled an early lead and never looked back in an 18-10 victory over the Captains Tuesday afternoon.
Emma Hayes-Hurley scored four of her career-high five goals in the second half, including three straight to start a game-changing six-goal run, to help lead second-ranked Cortland to a 14-8 win versus 18th-ranked Brockport in SUNYAC action Tuesday afternoon.
There are no undefeated teams left in the IWLCA's Division I Weekly Poll for April 7, 2014. The top four remain unchanged with North Carolina holding on to No. 1 with 16 first-place votes. Maryland and Syracuse each received 2 first-place votes and remain second and third, respectively. Florida rounds out the top four.
Everyone is undefeated in the top four of the IWLCA's Division II Weekly Poll for April 7. LIU Post, Adelphi, Limestone, and New Haven are all perfect so far in 2014. Stonehill moves into the top 15 this week at No. 15.
Top-ranked North Carolina (11-1, 5-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) got four goals apiece from Abbey Friend and Maggie Bill and defeated second-ranked Maryland (13-1, 4-1), 17-15, on Saturday afternoon at Fetzer Field. The Tar Heels went on a 5-0 run to start the second half and take control of the game after trailing 10-9 at halftime.
No. 12 Penn put together the defensive effort it was looking for against No. 6 Northwestern, holding the Wildcats to seven goals while forcing Northwestern (8-3) into 11 turnovers, but Penn's offense couldn't capitalize on its chances in a 7-2 loss at Franklin Field.
Seventh-ranked Duke stayed on pace with fifth-ranked Boston College in a high-scoring first half, but ultimately suffered a 13-11 setback to the Eagles Saturday afternoon in ACC action at Koskinen Stadium.
Cortney Fortunato and Rachel Sexton scored two goals each, but a dominating 13-4 disadvantage in second half draw controls was too much for No. 8 Notre Dame's to overcome in a 13-8 loss to No. 16 Virginia on Saturday afternoon at Arlotta Stadium.
No. 19 Georgetown (4-7, 1-1 Big East) picked up its first Big East Conference win of the season with a 12-5 victory over the Marquette Golden Eagles (5-6, 1-1 Big East) Saturday afternoon at Multi-Sport Field. Georgetown used a 7-0 second half to get past the Golden Eagles.
In the first women's lacrosse contest featuring Ohio State and Michigan, it was all Buckeyes, all night. The No. 17 Ohio State women's lacrosse team was dominant under the lights at Michigan Stadium, posting an 18-3 win Wednesday evening in Ann Arbor.
No. 3 Syracuse withstood a valiant second-half comeback attempt by No. 18 Albany and defeated the Great Danes, 13-11, in the Carrier Dome. The Orange scored two of the game's final three goals to hang on for its fifth consecutive victory.
A halftime deficit for No. 12 Penn against No. 19 Georgetown was quickly erased when the Quakers scored three times in a span of 2:23 in the opening moments of the second period en route to an 8-6 win at McDonogh School.
Kristen Ohberg scored her three goals and Erica Geremia recorded four assists after halftime, as No. 2 Cortland outscored 19th-ranked Oneonta, 12-3, in the second half to earn a 17-7 win in SUNYAC action Tuesday afternoon.
What was supposed to be a Sunday showdown against defending NCAA champion and undefeated North Carolina turned into a Monday matinee because of travel issues encountered by the visitors, but NU (6-3) upset No. 1 UNC, 7-5, this afternoon in Evanston.
Week 8 of the IWLCA Division I Weekly Poll for March 31, 2014 has North Carolina and Maryland both undefeated and ranked #1 and #2. This sets up the "Clash in Park" this Friday, April 8 for the top spot. Syracuse, with a 10-1 record, holds on to the #3 spot.
The Top 4 of the IWLCA Division II Weekly Poll for March 31, 2014 remain steady. LIU Post at 10-0 is #1. Adelphi and Limestone, also undefeated, are #2 and #3, respectively. A 7-1 LeMoyne squad holds tight to #4. Mercyhurst moves into the rankings for the first time this season at #14.
Salisbury remains #1 with 14 first-place votes in the IWLCA Division III Weekly Poll for March 31, 2014, but Cortland at #2 received 5 first-place votes. Amherst at #3 pulled down the other first-place vote. The College of New Jersey moved into the top four for the first time this season.
Cortney Fortunato had three goals and an assist while Kiera McMullan also picked up three points, but it would not be enough on Saturday afternoon as No. 6 Notre Dame (8-4) was clipped, 11-10, by Stanford (8-1) at Arlotta Stadium.
Host Vanderbilt used a 6-0 run that bridged halftime to take control of the game and went on to defeat ninth-ranked Johns Hopkins, 12-11, in American Lacrosse Conference (ALC) action Saturday afternoon. It is the Blue Jays' first loss of the season, snapping their school Division I record for wins to start the season at 10.
The No. 14 Georgetown women's lacrosse squad (3-6, 0-1 Big East) fell just short Saturday afternoon, 14-13, in the team's Big East Conference opener against the University of Louisville Cardinals (7-3, 1-0 Big East) at Multi-Sport Field.
A team game that saw eight Buckeyes post a point and a strong second-half performance helped the No. 18 Ohio State women's lacrosse team to a 14-7 win over William & Mary (2-8) on a not-so spring like day at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.
Elizabeth Ludlow '14 netted the game winner with just 3:35 remaining in regulation to lift the eighth-ranked Amherst women's lacrosse team to a thrilling 11-10 victory over No. 3 Middlebury on Pratt Field.
Second-ranked Cortland opened up SUNYAC play with a 15-6 win against ninth-ranked Geneseo Friday afternoon at Monroe Community College. With the victory, sixth-year head coach Kathy Taylor earned her 100th career win.
The Sunshine State Conference will grow to 18 NCAA Division II sponsored sports with the addition of women's lacrosse beginning the spring of 2015. The conference is currently sponsoring its first season of men's lacrosse.
No. 15 Loyola scored the last five goals of the game while holding No. 14 Georgetown scoreless through the last 26 minutes of play to earn an 8-5 victory on a cold and windy Wednesday evening at Multi-Sport Field.
No. 1 Salisbury remained unbeaten on the season and set a new program record for consecutive home victories claiming the program's 33-straight home win with a 9-7 win against No. 12 Colby on Wednesday afternoon.
Niagara fell to the Albany Great Danes, 19-9, on Monday afternoon at Niagara Field. With the loss, the Purple Eagles fall to 3-4 on the season, while the No. 20 Great Danes remain undefeated during the 2013-14 campaign with an 8-0 mark.
Week 7 of the IWLCA Division I Weekly Poll for March 24, 2014 brings no changes to the top four spots. North Carolina remains at #1 while receiving all first place votes. Maryland, Syracuse and Florida round out the top four.
The IWLCA Division II Weekly Poll for March 24, 2014 has LIU Post holding strong at #1. Adelphi and Limestone are steady at #2 and #3, respectively. Le Moyne moves back into the top four, and Bloomsburg is back in the top 15 in the final spot.
There is no change in the top four in the IWLCA's Division III Weekly Poll for March 24, 2014. Salisbury pulled 18 first place votes followed by Cortland with two. Middlebury finishes at #3 with Franklin & Marshall rounding out the top four. Ithaca moves back into the top 20 at #17.
No. 3 Syracuse outscored No. 7 Northwestern 5-1 in the final 27 minutes of the game to break a 6-6 tie and defeat the Wildcats, 11-7. The win snaps the Orange's 11-game losing streak against the seven-time national champions.
Brie Custis and Kiera McMullan had hat tricks, Cortney Fortunato had five points and Casey Pearsall tied a school record with nine draw controls as a diverse effort propelled No. 6 Notre Dame (8-3) to a 17-8 win at Villanova (4-4) on Sunday afternoon
A late six-goal scoring run propelled eighth-ranked Duke past No. 14 Virginia, 16-11, Saturday in conference action at Koskinen Stadium. The Blue Devils prevailed in a contest that featured eight ties, six lead changes and 19 second-half goals.
No. 13 Georgetown (3-4) suffered a heartbreaking, 11-10, overtime loss to the No. 11 Johns Hopkins Blue Jays (10-0) Friday evening at Multi-Sport Field. The Hoyas battled back from a deficit, but allowed a late goal to eventually fall.
No. 16 Loyola used solid offense and stingy defense to down Lehigh, 12-4, in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Ridley Athletic Complex. The win marks the fourth straight for the Greyhounds (6-4).
Ten first-half goals helped No. 18 Towson post a 15-8 win at UC Davis on Saturday afternoon. Ashleigh Rohrback powered the Tiger offense and tied her career-high with nine points as Towson won its third straight game.