UNC Shocks Maryland 13-7 for Women’s National Title

June 3, 2016

Three years ago, the North Carolina women’s lacrosse team ended Maryland’s bid for a perfect season, beating the Terrapins in the 2013 National Championship Game. That game went to triple overtime and was played at Villanova University, just outside of Philadelphia. On Sunday, UNC ended the Terrapins’ 26-game winning streak at Talen Energy Stadium, home of the Philadelphia Union of Major League Soccer. In the end, the result was the…

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Women’s Lacrosse Championship Weekend set to get underway

May 27, 2016

The NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Championship Weekend is full of familiar teams with the Nos. 1, 2 and 4 seeds advancing to the National Semifinals with one unseeded team, Penn State, crashing the party. Friday’s games feature No. 3 North Carolina against Penn State at 5 p.m. followed by No. 1 Maryland against No. 4 Syracuse in the nightcap at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pennsylvania. Both games can be seen…

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Bryant Women Tops Vermont 11-7 in Season Opener

February 16, 2016

Originally scheduled for Saturday, the Bryant and Vermont season opener was moved to Monday due to extremely cold temperatures. Senior Lauren Descalzo led the Bulldogs to victory with a hat trick while fellow classmate Nicole Britton picked up two goals and two assists. On the day, seven different Bulldog players registered goals, two coming from freshman Jess DeMeo. Bryant Junior Shannon Sullivan got the Bulldogs rolling with the first goal…

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Loyola Picked to Win Women’s Patriot League

January 28, 2016

After rolling to the championship in its first two seasons in the Patriot League, Loyola University Maryland was predicted to do it again as the unanimous first-place choice of opposing coaches and sports information directors in the women’s lacrosse preseason poll announced on Thursday. The Greyhounds captured all 18 first-place votes from opposing schools to finish with the maximum amount of 162 points in the voting. Navy, last year’s runner-up,…

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Implications of Women’s Lacrosse Shot Clock

June 9, 2015

The recent announcement that the NCAA women’s lacrosse rules committee added a 90-second shot clock could be a game-changer, literally. Assuming the NCAA playing rules oversight panel formally approves in July, the game of women’s lacrosse will undergo a revolutionary change in a major way beginning in 2017 (for Division I) and 2018 (for Division II and III). Unlike the men’s game, which has a 30-second shot clock after the…

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Terps Repeat As Women’s Champions

May 27, 2015

Maryland was at the brink. After an undefeated regular season and a 20-1 record heading into Sunday’s National Championship Game, the second-seeded North Carolina Tar Heels scored the final four first-half goals to take a 6-3 lead after 30 minutes of play.  The Terrapins had to bounce back in a big way to become back-to-back National Champs. Maryland responded as champions do, scoring the first five second-half goals on its way…

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Women’s Lacrosse: Final Four Almost Here

May 21, 2015

After the round of 16 in the NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Tournament featured three upsets, “chalk” prevailed in the quarterfinal round. After 22 tournament games, we are down to the top four seeds in the tournament. 1. Maryland 2. North Carolina 3. Duke 4. Syracuse It’s an ACC theme with three current members of the conference against long-time ACC member Maryland program in its first season in the Big Ten. Last…

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NCAA Women’s Playoffs: Syracuse and Loyola to Face Off

May 14, 2015

It’s not about how you play in February or March, but how you play in May. The 2015 NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Tournament is proof that getting hot at the right time leads to NCAA Tournament success. Following an action-packed weekend, three unseeded teams have advanced to the National Quarterfinals. Those teams have combined to win 35 of their last 36 games. Loyola is riding a nation’s best 16-game winning streak,…

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Bulldogs Face Off Against #13 Loyola Maryland Friday

May 7, 2015

The Bryant University Bulldogs head to the host site of Boston College this Friday afternoon to take on the Loyola University of Maryland Greyhounds. This game signals the start of the NCAA tournament, where the winner will take on the #5 Boston College Eagles Sunday. Recap: Both teams enter the NCAA tournament with big conference wins. The Bulldogs defeated the Wagner College Seahawks in the NEC Championship this past Sunday…

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Lehigh Wraps Up Weekend with 14-7 W Over Niagara

February 23, 2015

Box Score BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Seven different players scored a goal and nine Mountain Hawks had at least one point as the Lehigh women’s lacrosse team picked up its second win of the weekend, beating Niagara 14-7 on Sunday. Senior Carli Sukonik and sophomore Lauren Beausoleil paced the offense with four points behind three goals and one assist apiece while junior Kendall Garden also tallied a hat trick. The Mountain…

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