CLA: Canada makes adjustments to roster

June 28, 2017

Team Canada has made some adjustments to its roster for next month’s 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup, adding midfielder Quintin Bullen and naming attackers Tessa Chad and Holly Lloyd as alternates. Bullen, a native of Severn, Ont., was recently named the 2017 Orillia Athlete of the Year. The University of Denver commit, who studies at The Hill Academy in Vaughn, won a provincial championships last summer with the…


Maryland Terrapins: kings and queens of lacrosse

June 9, 2017

Lady Terps win third title in four years. Men break 42 year drought.   On Memorial Day, Maryland Lacrosse climbed to the top of the mountain in just about every way possible. On Sunday the Lady Terps won their 13th national championship, and their third in the last four seasons. During the past four years, the women have compiled a record of 89-3, including a 23-0 record this season. Head coach Cathy Reese has built an…


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…


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…


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…


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,…


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…


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…


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…


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,…