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.
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.
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 (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 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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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), andHannah Hook (Arnold, MD), all seniors, have been named for this season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.