Maryland beats Syracuse 15-12 for National Championship

May 27, 2014

Maryland jumped out to a 5-0 lead less than five minutes into Sunday night’s National Championship Game and it looked like the Terrapins would run away with the title. Lacrosse is a game of runs, so that thought was quickly dispelled by the Syracuse Orange. Syracuse answered with the next four goals to pull right back into the game. The Terrapins went on a 6-1 second-half run to take a…


Maryland Women’s Team Captures Championship Trophy, Tops ‘Cuse

Maryland captured their 11th National Title Sunday night. There was a record-breaking 10,311 fans in attendance for Sunday’s match. The Terps had an extremely successful season, being ranked first or second in polls across the board. Syracuse also had a great season, and these two teams going head-to-head in the championship match was definitely a game to watch. Four of the five Tewaarton finalists took the field, Alyssa Murray and Kayla…

May 27, 2014

Syracuse and Mayland Advance to Women’s Championship

The question was asked of Maryland head coach Cathy Reese following her team’s 9-6 win over Northwestern. Was this the case of the better team winning? On paper, it looks like the answer is yet, but credit Reese for how she responded. “Anytime you step on the field, you have to compete,” she said. “You have to compete and you have to play well and execute if you want to…

May 24, 2014

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…