Giancola: Girl’s Lacrosse Needs Safety Changes Now

May 21, 2014

I grew up playing lacrosse. Yes, it was boy’s lacrosse, but it was still lacrosse. Since my playing days, I have worked in the sport on multiple levels, and have recently gotten exposed to the girl’s game over the past few years. I am a lacrosse analyst for a local New York sports station, where I do play-by-play and color commentary for high school and collegiate teams in the area….


NCAAW: UVA, ‘Cuse, Terps and Northwestern Prep For in Baltimore

May 20, 2014

Semifinals are upon the NCAA Women’s DI tournament. It’s been a great stretch of very competitive games and all of the teams played tremendously. Here’s who will be facing off in the semifinal matches set for Saturday at 5:00 and 7:30 in Towson, Md: Virginia and Syracuse will be facing off to earn a slot in the finals set for May 25. Virginia is making their first tournament appearance since…


Women’s: Virginia, Duke, Louisville Advance

May 12, 2014

Virginia beat Princeton to move onto the quarterfinals this weekend.  Viriginia’s Courtney Swan has been a huge contributor all season, but she really proved her intensity in the first 10 minutes of the game by scoring three goals to attain a hat trick that would later evolve into Swan’s six-goal game. Virginia’s strong performance on Sunday is also due to Liz Colgan’s stellar performance in goal.  Virginia will move on…


Women’s: Tournament Begins Thursday

May 6, 2014

The First Round of the NCAA DI tournament begins on Thursday, May 9.  There will be some exciting rivalries taking place this week, and it will certainly be a great week for Women’s Lacrosse. Georgetown and Johns Hopkins will take the field at 5 pm on Thursday, in Chapel Hill, NC.  This will be Hopkins’ first appearance in the tournament since 2007, and they are preparing to make a statement…


Team STX Hosts Girl’s Lacrosse Clinic

May 5, 2014

STX Lacrosse Clinic Includes Tickets to the NCAA® Division I Women’s Lacrosse Semifinals and Championship Game Baltimore, MD – Baltimore-based STX, LLC, a global sporting goods leader, today announced that Women’s Team STX is hosting a girls’ lacrosse clinic during the NCAA Lacrosse Championship weekend. Team STXathletes including Josie Owen, Sam Farrell and Kitty Cullen will be coaching the clinic and teaching lacrosse skills just in time for summer club…


NCAA Women’s Power Rankings: Maryland On Top

May 2, 2014

Maryland (19-1)—The best team in all of NCAA women’s lacrosse, Maryland has more than one reason to win this year’s championship. Each player has the competitive nature that drives them to win, but with the championship taking place in their home state, they will definitely be playing extra hard to make it to the big game. Florida (15-2)—The Gators face John Hopkins tonight, where they hope to get one last…


NCAAW Games to Watch: Boston Battle

April 29, 2014

It’s a rather quiet week in the world of NCAA women’s lacrosse. Most teams are waiting to play the next round of their respective tournaments, and most start on Thursday, May 9th. Boston College vs Boston University It’s a battle in Boston as these two teams get ready to face off. Boston U fell to Loyola Last Saturday in the Patriot League championship. This was the first season that the…


Devon Wills Ready for Shot with MLL

Ever since the New York Lizards signed Devon Wills following the MLL supplemental draft, all eyes have been on the Team USA goaltender. She is the first woman to ever sign with a Major League Lacrosse club and she will be on the Lizards practice roster when they open their season against Rochester this Sunday. “I am really excited and honored to have been selected to the practice roster.” Wills…

April 26, 2014

NCAAW: ‘Cuse, Irish, and UNC Amongst Weekly Watch List

April 22, 2014

The ACC tournament starts on Thursday with a few big games. Some of the top ranked teams in NCAA Women’s Lacrosse will be facing off for the coveted title of ACC champion. This will be an interesting week because Notre Dame and Syracuse are going head to head for the second time in six days, and UNC will face Boston College. Notre Dame and Syracuse—Notre Dame is seeking revenge after…


Women’s Power Rankings: Maryland Leads

April 17, 2014

1. Maryland (15-1)—Entering the final game of the season, Maryland is still just a one-loss team, setting them up for what they hope is a winning run in the playoffs. 2. Florida (14-2)—The Gators have won six straight games, making them one of the strongest teams in the league this season, and one of the hottest teams right now. Their last regular season game will be against Northwestern on April 19. 3. Massachusetts…