Taylor Cummings recorded six points as the top-seeded Maryland women's lacrosse team (20-1) took down No. 4 seed Syracuse (16-8), 10-8, on Friday at PPL Park. The Terrapins advance to their third straight NCAA final with the win.
William Smith College Director of Athletics Deb Steward announced that head lacrosse coach Brighde Dougherty '04 will step down from her post effective June 12 to pursue a career as an adventure therapist.
Led by Kristen Lamon, Brooke Griffin, Kelly McPartland and Erin Collins, the top-seeded Maryland women's lacrosse team used an 11-goal second half to take down No. 8 seed Northwestern, 17-5, in the NCAA quarterfinals Sunday.
Molly Cox scored a game-high four goals to lead the Trinity Bantams to a 10-5 win over the College of New Jersey Lions in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Tournament this afternoon on Sheppard Field.
The second-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team built a 9-2 lead at the half and held off a second-half rally by Catholic to earn a 13-12 victory Sunday afternoon in the NCAA Div. III Women's Lacrosse quarterfinals at the SUNY Cortland Stadium Complex.
Middlebury advanced to the NCAA final four for the 15th time after a 10-8 win over #12 York (15-6) in the NCAA Regional final at Gettysburg. The sixth-ranked Panthers (16-3) will take on Cortland in an NCAA semifinal game on Saturday, May 23rd in Philadelphia.
The third-seeded Blue Devils turned in one of their strongest defensive efforts of the year, holding Princeton to a season-low scoring output to earn a spot in the NCAA semifinals with a 7-3 victory over the Tigers Saturday at Koskinen Stadium.
The IWLCA has honored 128 student-athletes in Division I with a selection on one of the All-Regional teams for 2015. These student-athletes are now eligible for inclusion on the IWLCA All-American teams, which will be announced on Monday May 18.
The IWLCA has honored 256 student-athletes in Division III with a selection on one of the All-Regional teams for 2015. These student-athletes are now eligible for inclusion on the IWLCA All-American teams, which will be announced on Monday May 18.
Four Blue Devils turned in hat tricks and junior goalkeeper Kelsey Duryea anchored the defense with eight saves to keep Duke's NCAA Tournament run alive with a 17-9 second round victory over Southern California Sunday at Koskinen Stadium.
Virginia (12-7, 4-3 ACC), the No. 7 seed in the 2015 NCAA Women's Lacrosse Championship, had its 2015 season come to an end with a 13-11 loss to Penn State (16-4, 4-1 Big Ten) in the tournament's second-round on Sunday (May 10).
A nine-goal second half offensive tore open a game that had been tied at halftime and pushed No. 8 seed Northwestern (14-6) past Notre Dame (11-9), 16-11, in an NCAA Tournament second round game on Sunday at the Wildcats' Lakeside Field.
The No. 8-seed Northwestern lacrosse program withstood a tough first half against visiting Louisville and a 2-hour, 33-minute weather delay through halftime to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament Friday evening, 10-7.
Ohio State raced out to a 7-4 lead late in the first half, but a resilient Notre Dame squad scored seven straight goals to seize control of their NCAA tournament first round match-up late Friday night and roll to a 13-11 victory at Northwestern's Lakeside Field.
A strong first-half performance by the No. 13 Loyola women's lacrosse team saw the Greyhounds knock off Bryant, 21-3, in the first round of the NCAA Championships Friday afternoon at Boston College's Newton Lacrosse Complex.
The NCAA couldn't have drawn up a better game than the one the University of Pennsylvania and the University at Albany put together to open the 2015 NCAA Championship, and in the end it was the Quakers who were one goal better in an 11-10 win in overtime.
The IWLCA has honored 96 student-athletes in Division II with a selection on one of the All-Regional teams for 2015. These student-athletes are now eligible for inclusion on the IWLCA All-American teams, which will be announced on Thursday, May 14.
As the regular season ends, Maryland remains #1 in the IWLCA's Division I Weekly Poll for May 4, 2015. Boston College moves back into the top four, while North Carolina and Syracuse remain steady at #2 and #3, respectively.
Lock Haven, the only undefeated #1 team in the country, is again at the top of the IWLCA's Division II Weekly Poll for May 4, 2015. Adelphi, Lindenwood, and Le Moyne all remain in the top four. Grand Valley State moved up three spots to #13 in the final regular season poll.
Trinity, with a 17-1 record, ends the regular season at #1 in the IWLCA's Division III Weekly Poll for May 4, 2015. Franklin & Marshall and Bowdoin move up to #3 and #4, respectively, while Cortland stays #2 and Catholic breaks into the top 10.
Gannon women's lacrosse head coach Lindsey Lowman has announced her resignation to pursue opportunities in the private sector. As a result, Gannon Director of Athletics Lisa Goddard McGuirk has named assistant Carly VanTassel interim head coach. A national search for Gannon's next head coach will begin immediately.
Amber Kupres, Taylor Ranftle and Kylie Ohlmiller provided the spark early and often as the No. 6 Stony Brook women's lacrosse team earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament with an 11-8 win over Albany in the America East championship game on Sunday.
The No. 7 Nittany Lion women's lacrosse team won the inaugural Big Ten Tournament, 13-11, over No. 20 Ohio State on a sunny Sunday afternoon at High Point Solutions Stadium to earn the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
James Madison avenged last year's title game loss to Towson by beating the fourth-seeded Tigers on Sunday, 13-6, to win the 2015 women's lacrosse Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) championship at Delaware Stadium.
Courtney Murphy scored five of her game-high seven goals in the second half as the No. 6 Stony Brook women's lacrosse team scored 12 second-half goals en route to a 16-5 win over UMBC in the first semifinal of the America East tournament.
Vanessa VanderZalm scored with 16 seconds remaining in regulation to bring Vermont even with 19th-ranked Albany, 13-13, but Rachel Bowles responded with a tally for the Great Danes in overtime with 39 seconds left to lift Albany to a 14-13 victory over Vermont in the America East semifinals.
Gannon women's lacrosse head coach Lindsey Lowman has announced the addition of 11 student-athletes to the program. All 11 have agreed to continue their academic and athletic careers at Gannon in the fall of 2015.
Bryant junior attack Lauren Descalzo was named the Northeast Conference Offensive Player of the Year, headlining two major award winners and six all-conference selections for the top-seeded Bulldogs, as announced by league officials on the eve of the 2015 NEC Tournament.
The top-seeded Florida Gators (13-5) advanced to the Big East Championship game after defeating the fourth-seeded Villanova Wildcats (9-8), 18-8, Thursday evening at George J. Sherman Family-Sports Complex. Florida will play Connecticut in the title game on Saturday at 4:30 p.m.
Katie Chase scored four goals – all in the first half – and Rainey Hodgson and Kelsea Ayers also notched hat tricks, as No. 20 and No. 4-seed Ohio State cruised to a 17-7 win over No. 5-seed Rutgers in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals.
The NCAA has announced the April 29th regional rankings for Divisions II and III, with records based on play through Sunday. These are the final rankings prior to the actual tournament selections this weekend.
One day before the 2015 Big East Women's Lacrosse Championship ascends upon Storrs, Conn., the host Huskies found themselves in the spotlight as the University of Connecticut claimed four of the six Big East regular-season major awards.
Lexi King has been named the next women's lacrosse at Lees-McRae, announced Vice President Director of Athletics Craig McPhail Thursday afternoon. Most recently, King was the head women's lacrosse coach at St. Andrews.
Jacksonville landed four players on the 2015 Atlantic Sun Women's Lacrosse First Team All-Atlantic Sun including the Player of the Year in Holly Ventimiglia and Defensive Player of the Year Brittney Orashen.
Winthrop senior Jenna Kasmarik (Suwanee, Ga.) and Coastal Carolina junior Maddy Ciardi (Montclair, N.J.) have been voted the 2015 Big South Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, respectively, by the Conference's head coaches.
Maryland finished its regular season schedule with a perfect 17-0 record and is #1 again in the IWLCA's Division I Weekly Poll for April 27, 2015. After its performance in the ACC tournament, Syracuse breaks back into the top four at #3, while North Carolina and Duke are #2 and #4, respectively.
Lock Haven, with a perfect 16-0 record and 17 first-place votes, moves into the #1 spot in the IWLCA's Division II Weekly Poll for April 27, 2015. Adelphi has the other first-place votes and is #2. Lindenwood and Le Moyne change spots from last week and are #3 and #4, respectively this week.
Trinity, with a 15-1 record, holds on to the #1 ranking in the IWLCA's Division III Weekly Poll for April 27, 2015. Cortland moves into #2 followed by Middlebury and Gettysburg at #3 and #4. Tufts and Washington & Lee move into the top 10.
Teams can earn a berth in the NCAA tournament via automatic qualification (AQ), which is based on winning their conference tournament, or by being selected at-large. What are the chances that teams will land an invitation to the "dance"?
Syracuse's Kayla Treanor scored with 1:44 left in the second overtime period to lift the sixth-seeded Orange (14-6) to a 9-8 win over top-seeded North Carolina (15-3) in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game on Sunday afternoon at Klockner Stadium.
Montevallo women's lacrosse head coach Frank Rogers is proud to announce the first 15 members of the inaugural team at the University, which will take the field in the spring of 2016 in its inaugural season.
The top-seeded No. 16 Loyola women's lacrosse team snagged its second-straight Patriot League title and earned its fifth-straight trip to the NCAA Championships by knocking off third-seeded Navy, 14-9, Sunday afternoon at Ridley Athletic Complex.
The Big Ten on Sunday announced the 2015 Big Ten Women's Lacrosse Tournament bracket, with Maryland earning the No. 1 seed after securing the outright Big Ten Championship. The inaugural tournament will be hosted by Rutgers.
Alex Froccaro recorded six points to lead top-ranked Adelphi to a 15-6 victory over the third-ranked Le Moyne women's lacrosse team on Saturday afternoon in the Northeast-10 Conference regular season finale at Ted Grant Field.
Top-seeded North Carolina got a career-high six goals from Aly Messinger and dominated Notre Dame, 18-4, on Friday afternoon in the ACC semifinals at Klockner Stadium. The Tar Heels went on a 9-0 run in the first half to seize control early.
Harvard University and Bob Scalise, The John D. Nichols '53 Family Director of Athletics, have announced the endowment of Harvard Athletics' 20th coaching position and first funded entirely by women: The Carole Kleinfelder Head Coach for Harvard Women's Lacrosse.
Rachel Sexton scored twice in less than two minutes late in the game to give fifth-seeded Notre Dame a three-goal cushion, and the Irish held off the fourth-seeded Cavaliers down the stretch for a 7-6 win at Klockner Stadium.
Second-ranked North Carolina got a career-high four goals from Kelly Devlin and three goals and three assists from Sydney Holman to beat Virginia Tech, 18-12, on Friday at Klockner Stadium in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament quarterfinals.
No. 6 Gettysburg handed No. 2 Franklin & Marshall a 14-11 setback Wednesday evening in Centennial Conference (CC) women's lacrosse action. The Diplomats dropped to 14-2, 7-1 CC, while the Bullets improved to 13-2, 7-1 CC and all but secured the top spot in the CC Playoffs.
The NCAA has announced the April 22nd regional rankings for Divisions II and III. These rankings will continue on a weekly basis to the begnnning in May, concluding prior to the actual tournament selections.
Adelphi is #1 with 16 first-place votes in the IWLCA's Division II Weekly Poll for April 20, 2015. Lock Haven stays #2 while receiving the remaining first-place votes. There was no change at #3 and #4 with Le Moyne and Lindenwood in those spots.