#14/13 Towson scored the first nine goals of the game, including seven in the first half, to hand the Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse squad a 13-2 loss on Wednesday afternoon on Sweeney Field. Sophomore midfielder Laura Lasprogata recorded the first multi-point game of her career with a goal and an assist.
After leading the Hawks to a 1-1 week last week, which included a 12-10 win over Vanderbilt on Sunday, Saint Joseph's junior midfielder Rebecca Lane has been named the Atlantic 10 Women's Lacrosse Co-Player of the Week while freshman attacker Stephanie Kelly has been tabbed league's Rookie of the Week, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.
For the second time in three games, the Hawks will face a nationally-ranked opponent as the Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse squad (3-3) closes out its three-game homestand vs. #14 Towson (4-1) this Wednesday, March 14. Opening draw control for the second meeting in program history and first since 1995 is set for 4:00 p.m. on Sweeney Field.
Trailing by one goal at the halftime break, the Hawks outscored the Commodores five goals to two in the second half as the Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse team took home a 12-10 win over Vanderbilt in front of a packed house on Sunday afternoon on Sweeney Field. Junior midfielder Rebecca Lane scored four goals and graduate student goalkeeper Liz O'Sullivan held the Commodores to their lowest goal-scoring total of the season to lead the Hawks to the win.
The Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse squad (2-3) remains home to host Vanderbilt (5-1) this Sunday, March 11. Opening draw control for the fourth meeting in program history, and the first since 1998, is set for noon on Sweeney Field.
Leading by one heading into the final 21 minutes of play, #11/8 Navy scored six of the game's next seven goals to pull away and hand the Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse squad a 16-11 loss on Tuesday evening on Sweeney Field. Junior midfielders Rebecca Lane and Hayley Sabol paced the Hawks with two goals and one assist apiece while junior attacker Francesca Donato and freshman attacker Stephanie Kelly each hit the back of the net twice.
After opening the season on the road for three of its first four games, the Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse squad (2-2) returns home for its next three contests and will kick off its three-game homestand by hosting #11/8 Navy (4-1) this Tuesday, March 6. Opening draw control for the first ever meeting between the Hawks and Midshipmen is set for 5:00 p.m. on Sweeney Field.
Due to the unfavorable weather forecast, the Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse home game vs. #11/8 Navy will now be played on Tuesday, March 6 at 5:00 p.m. on Sweeney Field.
The Wildcats scored 12 times in the first half and never trailed as the Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse squad dropped a local match-up at Villanova, 18-11, at Villanova Stadium on Thursday afternoon. Junior midfielder Sinead Brierley recorded her first collegiate hat trick and added a helper, all in the first half, to lead the Hawks in scoring with a single-game, career-high four points.
After leading the Hawks to the program's first win over Temple since 2009 and the program's first road win over the Owls in program history last Wednesday, Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse junior attacker Francesca Donato and sophomore midfielder Bridget Cerciello have earned Atlantic 10 weekly honors, the league office announced on Tuesday afternoon. Donato was tabbed the league's Player of the Week while Cerciello was selected the league's Co-Defensive Player of the Week.
Ranked in the top five nationally in scoring offense with an average of 18 goals per game over its first three contests, the Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse squad (2-1) is set to face Villanova (2-1) on the road on Thursday, March 1. Opening draw control at Villanova Stadium in Villanova, Pa. is slated for 3:00 p.m. Both teams bring two-game winning streaks into the mid-week tilt.
The Saint Joseph's men's and women's lacrosse programs are pleased to announce that both games of the March 6th home doubleheader will be dedicated to the One Love Foundation. The men's game against St. John's is set for 2:00 p.m., followed by the women's game against #11/8 Navy at 5:00 p.m., both on Sweeney Field.