The No. 18 Ohio State lacrosse team fought back from a two-goal deficit in the second half to defeat Hofstra Sunday afternoon, 12-11, at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, marking the third consecutive one-goal game between the two schools.
Jenna Reifler scored four goals and tallied a career-best six points in leading 20th-ranked Johns Hopkins to a 15-5 win over visiting UC Davis Saturday night. The Blue Jays pick up their sixth straight win and improve to 8-2 on the season, while the Aggies fall to 1-7.
Led by a balanced attack and stauch defense, the No. 1 Maryland women's lacrosse team (10-0, 1-0 B1G) picked up a dominant 16-5 win over No. 4 Northwestern (5-3, 0-1) Thursday night in the inaugural Big Ten lacrosse game.
Faye Brust and Hannah Koloski scored four goals apiece to lead No. 10 Louisville to a 15-4 win over Longwood on Wednesday afternoon. Kaylin Morissette finished with a school record 18 draw controls. The Cardinals improve to 8-2 on the year, while Longwood falls to 2-8.
Eight Tigers scored, with Erin Slifer, Olivia Hompe and Anna Doherty leading the charge with four apiece, as No. 11 Princeton defeated California 19-7, thanks to an 11-1 second-half offensive explosion.
No. 1 Franklin & Marshall suffered a hearting-breaking 8-7 loss to No. 10 Salisbury in women's lacrosse action Wednesday evening at Tylus Field. The Diplomats picked up their first loss of the year and dropped to 7-1, while the Sea Gulls improved to 6-2.
Powered by six goals and one assist by sophomore Courtney Murphy, the No. 12 Stony Brook lacrosse team toppled Rutgers, 16-4, Tuesday night at LaValle Stadium. With the win, the Seawolves improved to 8-0 on the season.
The undefeated Maryland Terrapins, while receiving all 20-first place votes, hold onto the top spot in the IWLCA's Division I Weekly Poll for March 23, 2015. Boston College is #2, while the North Carolina slides into #3.
Adelphi, Lock Haven and Lindenwood hold on to the top three spots again in this week's IWLCA's Division II Weekly Poll for March 23, 2015. Le Moyne moves back into the top four for the second time this season.
Franklin & Marshall, Trinity, Colby, and Middlebury sit at the top of the IWLCA's Division III Weekly Poll for March 23, 2015. Colby moves into the top four for the first time this year, while Trinity and Middlebury move back into the top four for the first time since the pre-season poll.
No. 3 Boston College (9-0, 4-0 ACC) downed No. 2 North Carolina (8-2, 2-1 ACC), 10-9, Saturday night in overtime. Senior midfielder Mikaela Rix scored the game-winner, and sophomore goaltender Zoe Ochoa came up with a last-second save.
Chris Sailer's 350th career win couldn't have been against a better opponent, her alma mater, Harvard. Princeton used a big second half to catapault to a 17-11 win over Harvard to improve to 6-1 overall and 2-0 in the Ivy League.
Lehigh hung with defending Patriot League champion and #16 Loyola, going down by just two at the half and pulling back within three with 6:51 still remaining, but the Greyhounds were able to pull out the 10-6 victory on Saturday.
Notre Dame broke out special kelly green Under Armour uniforms for Saturday's match-up with No. 15 Ohio State and might be donning those Irish-themed outfits more often as Notre Dame rolled to a 13-5 victory over the regional-rival Buckeyes at Arlotta Stadium.
The Georgetown women's lacrosse squad (1-6) had a big second half, but couldn't overcome a slow start to fall, 8-6, to the No. 19 Johns Hopkins Blue Jays (6-2) Saturday afternoon at Homewood Field. The Blue & Gray held a huge advantage in shots but couldn't convert that into goals.
In a battle of the nation's top offense vs. the nation's top defense, No. 20 Albany held serve against UMass with a 7-4 win on Wednesday afternoon. The loss snapped a seven-game win streak for the Minutewomen (7-1), which played their final non-conference game of the season.
Using a 7-1 run spanning the halves, eighth-ranked Virginia snapped the 12th-ranked James Madison lacrosse team's seven-game winning streak Wednesday night, as the Dukes fell 14-12 to the Cavaliers at University Park.
Princeton, playing a very rare Wednesday early afternoon game, celebrated Spring Break a little differently than the average college students. The 13th-ranked Tigers erased an early deficit and led most of the way to knock off No. 11 Penn State, 12-11.
Ten players scored, and No. 19 Johns Hopkins downed Furman, 17-3, on Wednesday evening in Paladin Stadium. The loss drops the Paladins to 5-2 in their inaugural year, while the win moves the Blue Jays to 5-2 on the season.
UMBC Athletics Director Tim Hall has appointed Amy Slade as head coach of the UMBC women's lacrosse program as of March 17. Tony Giro, who had shared co-head coaching responsibilities with Slade, is now on leave from the university to allow the Retrievers to focus on their upcoming conference season.
The No. 6 Gators (6-4) fought hard to come back from a three-goal deficit with 10 minutes remaining in regulation, but ended up falling short, as No. 17 Stony Brook (6-0) staved off UF's comeback to win 12-11 Tuesday night at Donald R. Dizney Stadium.
UConn saw its three-game winning streak snapped on Saturday, as it fell to No. 3 Boston College, 13-5, at Newton Field. The Huskies dropped to 4-4 on the season with the setback, while the Eagles remained unbeaten (8-0) in 2015.
The No. 12 University of Louisville lacrosse team fell 10-8 to No. 4 Duke in a tightly contested game on Saturday afternoon at the UofL Lacrosse Stadium. The Cards fall to 5-2 on the season and 0-2 in ACC play, while Duke stays perfect with a 9-0 overall record and 3-0 ACC record.
With season-high 19 scoring, James Madison held off a second-half charge from Rutgers to win its seventh game in a row with a 19-14 victory over the Scarlet Knights on Saturday afternoon on Friends of Jaclyn Day at University Park.
Tied at the half and in search of its first ACC victory of the year, the 17th-ranked Notre Dame lacrosse team turned in a dominant second-half performance and record-setting offensive outing from sophomore attacker Cortney Fortunato to claim a 15-8 victory over Virginia Tech Saturday at Arlotta Stadium.
Delaware had its chances with 31 shots Saturday afternoon, but Temple goalkeeper Jaqi Kakalecik came up big for the Owls time and time again as the No. 19 ranked Blue Hens dropped an 11-6 verdict at soggy Delaware Stadium.
Hofstra dropped a 13-9 decision to No. 20 Johns Hopkins on Saturday afternoon at James M. Shuart Stadium. Dene' DiMartino had four points on three goals and one assist to lead Johns Hopkins, while Emily Kenul and CeCe Finney each added two goals and an assist.
The third-ranked Cortland lacrosse team scored five of the game's final six goals to break a 9-9 tie and earned a 14-10 win at top-ranked Gettysburg on the road Saturday afternoon in non-conference action.
Second-ranked North Carolina went on a 5-0 run in the second half to seize control and got multiple goals from Aly Messinger, Molly Hendrick and Sammy Jo Tracy as it defeated No. 19 Albany, 10-6, on Friday afternoon.
Georgetown (1-4) lost, 12-4, to the No. 4 Duke Blue Devils (8-0) Wednesday afternoon at Multi-Sport Field. The Hoya defense couldn't match the potent Blue Devil offense to fall to its second ranked opponent of the season.
For the third time in the short seven-game series history, overtime was needed to determine a winner. On Tuesday night at Donald R. Dizney Stadium, that winner was No. 6 Syracuse (6-2), as the visiting Orange scored with 2:13 remaining in the second half of overtime to defeat the No. 5 Gators (6-2), 14-13.
Adelphi holds on to the top spot in the IWLCA's Division II Weekly Poll for March 9, 2015 with 19 of the 20 first-place votes. Lock Haven and Lindenwood stay steady at #2 and #3. LeMoyne moves up to #4 for the first time this season.
Franklin & Marshall and Gettysburg are tied at #1 in the IWLCA's Division III Weekly Poll for March 9, 2015. Cortland and Tufts round out the top four. Hamilton moves into the top 20 for the first time this season.
Jennifer Porretto tied a career high with four goals and Katie Chase recorded three goals and an assist as No. 14 Ohio State improved to 6-1 with a 17-12 win at Duquesne Sunday afternoon. The Dukes fall to 1-4.
Vaulted by junior Taylor Cumming's seven points and six draw controls, the No. 1 Maryland women's lacrosse team (5-0) defeated No. 6 Syracuse (5-2), 10-7, Saturday afternoon at the Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex.
With its next two games coming against top-10 competition, No. 4 Florida (6-1) showed no signs of overlooking Niagara (1-3) on Saturday at Donald R. Dizney Stadium as 12 gators scored goals in Florida's 21-4 victory.
After playing its first five games of the season away from Lakeside Field,seventh-ranked Northwestern returned to the shores of Lake Michigan amidst sunny skies with an offensive explosion to defeat Colorado Saturday afternoon, 14-8.
The 17th-ranked Loyola lacrosse team couldn't hold on to an 8-7 advantage Saturday afternoon, as No. 9 Penn State closed out the game with five-straight goals for a 12-8 win at Ridley Athletic Complex.
Cortnee Daley scored five goals and Kelli Gerding added a career-high four goals to guide No. 12 Louisville to a 18-5 victory over visiting William & Mary on Saturday afternoon at UofL Lacrosse Stadium.
Taylor Cummings notched five points and eight draw controls as the No. 1 Maryland lacrosse team (4-0) took a 14-7 victory over UMBC (3-3) Wednesday evening. The Retrievers' Kelsey Major registered 17 saves in the loss.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.