Saint Joseph's senior defender Kristen Kelbon and junior attacker Rebecca Lane have been voted onto the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Women's Lacrosse Team, which is voted on by the sports information offices of the 28 area institutions from the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Kelbon earned a spot on the team for the second year in a row while Lane earns her first.
The Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse team embarked on a 10-day tour of Italy, Croatia, and Slovenia from May 30 through June 8, with one exhibition game against a European Select Team on June 6 in Meda (Milan province). The international trip marked the first in the program's 25-year history.
Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse senior captain Kristen Kelbon has been selected one of 14 recipients of the prestigious Atlantic 10 Postgraduate Scholarship, conference officials announced on Thursday.
Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse fourth-year head coach Alex Kahoe, who won five NCAA national titles while at the University of Maryland from 1995-2000, has been inducted into the US Lacrosse National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, it was announced on Wednesday.
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).