The University of Pennsylvania announced two promotions on its women's lacrosse coaching staff, with Melissa Lehman being named associate head coach and Kerri Whitaker moving into a new role as director of player development.
Gannon Director of Athletics Lisa Goddard McGuirk has named Kerry O'Donnell as the University's head women's lacrosse coach. She comes to Gannon after spending the last three seasons as the head coach at NCAA Division II Georgian Court.
Monmouth College has tabbed a former Division I student-athlete with Division II coaching credentials to lead the Fighting Scots' newest varsity sport, naming Elizabeth Demara to guide the school's women's lacrosse program.
The Mercer women's lacrosse program will look to build upon the foundation that was laid in its inaugural campaign. Assisting with that process will be respected women's lacrosse mentor Janine Tucker, who has been retained as a consultant for the program.
Lehigh head women's lacrosse coach Jill Redfern announced the Mountain Hawks' incoming class of 2019 on Tuesday which includes nine student-athletes from five different states. The group will look to mesh with Lehigh's strong cast of returning players.
Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels announced today that the Blue Jay women's lacrosse team has been accepted by the Big Ten Conference as a sport affiliate member and will begin play in the league during the 2017 season.
Five student-athletes – Rylee Arnold, Molly Driscoll, Abby Lagoner, Olivia MacDonald and Kathryn Yoder – have signed National Letters of Intent to enroll at St. Bonaventure University and play for the Bonnies, head coach Ryan Lynn announced.
Former Syracuse assistant coach Katie Rowan, the most decorated player in the program's history and a member of the 2009 and 2013 USA World Cup gold medalist teams, has been named head women's lacrosse coach at Wagner, Director of Athletics Walt Hameline announced.
Director of Athletics & Recreation Scott Devine announced the resignation of head women's lacrosse coach Lisa Valentine following five successful seasons at St. Mary's. She has accepted a similar position at fellow Capital Athletic Conference member institution Christopher Newport.
During their just-concluded meeting in Indianapolis, the NCAA Women's Lacrosse Rules Committee has recommended the addition of a 90-second possession clock by the 2017 season in Division I and by 2018 in Divisions II and III.
Coastal Carolina head women's lacrosse coach Jaime Sellers and her staff has announced the program's fourth signing class, which includes six student-athletes who will enroll at the University and join the team this fall.
The IWLCA has honored 132 senior student-athletes with selection to one of the 2015 North-South rosters. The North-South games will take place at Cabrini College in Radnor, PA on Saturday, June 6, 2015.
Maryland won its second consecutive Division I NCAA National Championship and finishes the season ranked No. 1 in the IWLCA's Final Division I Poll for 2015. At #2 is tournament finalist North Carolina followed by semifinalists Syracuse and Duke.
The 2015 NCAA Division II national champion, Adelphi, is #1 in the IWLCA's Final Division II Poll for 2015. Adelphi's victory was their second straight national title. Rounding out the top four are NCAA finalist Lock Haven followed by semifinalists Le Moyne and Lindenwood.
Cortland (22-1) finishes #1 in the IWLCA's Final Division III Poll for 2015 after capturing the 2015 NCAA Division III national championship. NCAA finalist Trinity (CT) is #2 followed by semifinalists Franklin & Marshall and Middlebury.
The second-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team built and 8-2 lead at the half and continued to stretch its lead throughout the game as it earned a 17-6 win versus top-ranked Trinity on Sunday afternoon in the championship game of the 2015 Div. III Tournament.
Clare Lyne scored three goals to lead the Trinity Bantams into their fourth consecutive NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse finals with an 11-6 semifinal victory over the Franklin and Marshall Diplomats at PPL Park this afternoon.
The second-ranked Cortland women's lacrosse team erased an early 4-0 deficit and rallied for a 19-12 win versus sixth-ranked Middlebury Saturday afternoon in the NCAA Div. III Women's Lacrosse Semifinals at PPL Park in Chester, Pa.
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.