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,…


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…


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…


NCAA Women’s: Lehigh Opens Season at #10 Penn State

February 13, 2015

Live Stats Game Time – Saturday, 1pm BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Lehigh women’s lacrosse team opens its season on Saturday at 1 p.m. when the Mountain Hawks travel to Penn State to face the 10th-ranked Nittany Lions. Lehigh is coming off a strong 2014 season which included a 4-4 Patriot League record and berth into the league tournament. The Mountain Hawks and Nittany Lions will square off for the sixth…


Lehigh Women’s Lacrosse Opening Opportunities

February 6, 2015

By: Justin Lafleur, Lehigh Sports Media Relations –Bethlehem, PA Kelsey Yenco is proud of her heritage. In fact, her bio has listed Italy as the place she’d like to visit. She can now cross that off her bucket list. Over this past winter break, Yenco traveled to Italy as part of a senior training pool trip, among those eligible for Italy’s national lacrosse program. It was an experience that…


Checking in on Penn State Women’s Lacrosse

November 9, 2014

The Penn State Women’s Lacrosse Team has announced their 2015 spring schedule. This will be the Nittany Lion’s first step into the BIG10 play, and the team, along with Head Coach Missy Doherty, is excited for this level of competition to commence. Their schedule consists of eight home games and eight away games. They will face other BIG10 Women’s Lacrosse teams in five contests this season as follows: March 26-29…