Freshman attacker Sam McGee was named to the 2018 Atlantic 10 All-Championship Team, it was announced on Sunday afternoon following the title game. McGee went for four goals and three assists through A-10 postseason games.
The Spiders tore off on an unanswered, seven-goal run to close out the first half and open the second and would lead by no less than four for the entirety of the second half as the third-seeded Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse squad suffered a 19-12 loss to second-seeded Richmond in the 2018 Atlantic 10 Championship semifinals at Robins Stadium on Friday afternoon. The Hawks close their season at 12-7 overall (7-2 A-10), setting the new program record for single-season victories.
Sam McGee scored four goals, and added two assists, to lead third-seeded Saint Joseph's to a 14-9 win over sixth-seeded George Mason in the Atlantic 10 Quarterfinals at Robins Stadium. With their seventh straight win, the Hawks (12-6) advance to the A-10 Semifinals against second-seeded Richmond on Friday at 4 p.m.
Junior Rebecca Lane was voted onto the Atlantic 10 First Team attack as third-seeded Saint Joseph's saw six Hawks earn seven conference honors, as voted on by the league's head coaches and announced on Wednesday afternoon. Sophomore midfielder Bridget Cerciello and senior defender Juliana Strazulo were named to the All-Conference Second Team, freshman attackers Stephanie Kelly and Sam McGee earned spots on the All-Rookie Team, and Cerciello and senior defender Kristen Kelbon were voted onto the All-Academic Team.
The third-seeded Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse squad (11-6, 7-2 A-10) will face sixth-seeded George Mason (11-6, 5-4 A-10) in the 2018 Atlantic 10 Championship quarterfinals this Thursday, May 3. Opening draw control is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at the University of Richmond's Robins Stadium in Richmond, Va.
Saint Joseph's graduate student goalkeeper Liz O'Sullivan has repeated as the Atlantic 10 Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week while freshman attacker Stephanie Kelly has earned the Rookie of the Week nod, the league office announced on Tuesday afternoon.
Finishing the regular season at 11-6 overall and 7-2 in the Atlantic 10, the Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse team has earned the third seed for next week's 2018 Atlantic 10 Women's Lacrosse Championship, hosted by the University of Richmond at Robins Stadium on Thursday, May 3, Friday, May 4, and Sunday, May 6.
Led by freshman attacker Stephanie Kelly's six goals, the Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse squad defeated La Salle, 21-7, in the 2018 regular-season finale at McCarthy Stadium on Saturday afternoon. With their sixth consecutive win, which matches the program's longest single-season winning streak, the Hawks improve to 11-6 overall (7-2 A-10).
The Hawks will look for their program-record, sixth consecutive win this weekend as the Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse squad is set to close the regular season at La Salle this Saturday, April 28. Opening draw control at McCarthy Stadium is set for 11:30 a.m. The Hawks are in the midst of a five-game winning streak while the Explorers just had a three-game winning streak snapped by Richmond on Sunday.
Saint Joseph's graduate student goalkeeper Liz O'Sullivan was selected the Atlantic 10 Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday afternoon. The honor marks the first of O'Sullivan's SJU career; she also earned Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Week recognition while with the University of Notre Dame back in 2015.
Leading by three with 8:48 to play in regulation, the Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse team ran away with five of the final six goals of the game to earn a 16-9 victory over George Mason in Atlantic 10 action on Sweeney Field on Sunday afternoon. With their fifth straight win, the Hawks improve to 10-6 overall (6-2 A-10) while the Patriots fall to 10-6 overall (4-4 A-10). Junior midfielder Rebecca Lane and freshman attacker Sam McGee powered SJU's offense with hat tricks while freshman attacker Stephanie Kelly (2g, 2a), sophomore midfielder Bridget Cerciello (2g, 2a), and junior attacker Francesca Donato (2g, 2a) contributed four points apiece.
The Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse program will recognize its seven graduating seniors and two departing graduate students leading up to the regular-season home finale against George Mason this Sunday, April 22. Senior co-captain defenders Kristen Kelbon and Catie Vivian, the every-game starters and anchors of SJU's back line this spring, reflect on their careers on Hawk Hill.