2011-12 Women's Lacrosse News
June 26, 2012
Scranton Names Cindy Wilson New Women's Lacrosse Head Coach
Toby Lovecchio, athletics director at The University of Scranton, announced this morning that Cindy Wilson has been hired as head women’s lacrosse coach. She becomes the fourth head coach in the program’s 13-year history.
June 5, 2012
Three Landmark Females Named Academic All-Americas
The Women's 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Division III At-Large Teams released on Tuesday featured three Landmark Conference seniors who closed their careers with the distinguished honor.
May 24, 2012
Stankaitis And Swarthout Earn Women's Lacrosse All-American Honors
Landmark women's lacrosse standouts Emily Stankaitis of Susquehanna and Mary Swarthout of Catholic have been recognized with selection to the 2012 IWLCA Division III All-America Team.
May 21, 2012
Four Student-Athletes Named To Academic All-District At-Large Squads
Four Landmark Conference female student-athletes have been honored with selection to the Academic All-Distric At-Large Teams by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) in a program sponsored by Capital One.
May 21, 2012
Women's Lacrosse All-Region Team Features Nine Landmark Players
A season that saw two Landmark teams earn spots in the national rankings has now seen nine conference competitors honored with selection to the 2012 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Region Teams.
May 13, 2012
Catholic's Tourney Run Ends Against Top-Ranked Foe
CUA hung tough with undefeated Salisbury on Sunday afternoon, but in the end the No. 1 Sea Gulls outlasted the Cardinals 13-6 in the regional final of the NCAA Tournament.
May 12, 2012
Catholic Advances To Regional Final
Trailing Redlands 5-3 with 10:19 remaining in the first half on Saturday, CUA unleashed a 9-0 run that propelled the Cardinals to a 17-10 win over the Bulldogs in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The win sends the Cardinals to their third regional final in the last five years.
May 9, 2012
Catholic Women's Lacrosse Rides Hot Offense To NCAA Win
Behind an explosive offensive attack, CUA rolled to its fifth consecutive win in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Wednesday, downing Christopher Newport 18-5 inside Cardinal Stadium.
May 8, 2012
Eight Competitors Honored As Players Of The Week
Four teams earned Landmark Championships this past week and as a result of their play in those championships, eight student-athletes have been selected as Landmark Players of the Week. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
May 7, 2012
Catholic Women's Lacrosse Will Host NCAA Opener
The Cardinals will host Christopher Newport in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament, CUA learned on Sunday evening. After capturing its fifth consecutive Landmark Conference championship, CUA will host an NCAA Tournament game for the fourth straight year.
May 5, 2012
Catholic Outlasts Susquehanna For Championship
In a game that came down to the final minute, CUA defeated Susquehanna 12-10 to capture its fifth straight Landmark Conference championship on Saturday inside Cardinal Stadium.
May 4, 2012
Landmark Releases Women's Lacrosse All-Conference Team
After a regular season that saw two Landmark teams earn spots in the Division III national rankings a total of 24 student-athletes have been honored with selection to the All-Landmark Conference Women’s Lacrosse Team as selected by the five Landmark head coaches.
May 3, 2012
Landmark Spring To Conclude With Four Championships
The Landmark Conference spring season will conclude with four sports holding conference championships this weekend. Champions will be crowned in baseball, women’s lacrosse, men’s lacrosse and softball at four different sites.
May 2, 2012
Catholic Holds Off Scranton To Reach Finals
CUA will play for its fifth consecutive Landmark Conference championship after the Cardinals held off Scranton 14-11 on Wednesday in the semifinals of the conference tournament.
May 2, 2012
Crusaders Top Drew To Advance To First Landmark Final
The Susquehanna women’s lacrosse team dominated from start to finish in its Landmark Conference semifinal match-up with Drew and advanced to the Championship game with an 18-5 win over the Rangers on Wednesday afternoon.
April 30, 2012
Landmark Honors Players of the Week
A week that featured Landmark Championships and the conclusion of the regular season has earned 14 student-athletes Landmark Players of the Week honors. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
April 28, 2012
Susquehanna Earns Home Postseason Match
An early, 5-3 deficit did not faze the Susquehanna women's lacrosse as the Crusaders came back to defeat Drew 16-12 and in the process earn the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Landmark Conference Tournament.
April 24, 2012
Goucher Sends Seniors Out With Victory
Goucher took a 1-0 lead just 15 seconds into today's game against Gwynedd-Mercy when Becca Smith (Leesburg, Va./Heritage), one of four seniors on the 2012 roster playing the final game of her career, deposited a free-position shot in the goal.
April 23, 2012
Spring Sport Players of the Week Selected
With the regular season winding down this spring fourteen competitors have been chosen as Landmark Players of the Week for their performances last week. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
April 21, 2012
Crusaders Get Back On Winning Track
An 11-1 halftime advantage eventually resulted in a 15-7 win for the Susquehanna women’s lacrosse team over visiting Landmark Conference opponent Goucher on Saturday afternoon.
April 17, 2012
Drew Prevails In Third Overtime
It took over 70 minutes of lacrosse but the Rangers prevailed, 15-14 over Connecticut College(4-9) this evening in Ranger Stadium. With the win Drew climbs back to the .500 mark, evening its record to 7-7 on the year.
April 16, 2012
Landmark Selects Fourteen Players of the Week
A busy week of Landmark Conference spring sports action earned fourteen student-athletes selections as Landmark Players of the Week. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
April 14, 2012
Cardinals Stop Crusaders To Sit Alone In First
No. 16 CUA (8-5, 3-0) moved into sole possession of first place in the Landmark Conference on Saturday, after the Cardinals defeated previously unbeaten Susquehanna 13-9.
April 12, 2012
Scranton Rolls Past Wells
Sophomore attacker Kerry Sullivan (Oceanport, N.J./Shore Regional) became the 14th player in school history to reach the 100-point career milestone as The University of Scranton women’s lacrosse team defeated Wells College, 18-3, on Thursday evening at Fitzpatrick Field.
April 9, 2012
Players Of The Week Announced
Another strong week of spring sports competition earns fourteen spring sport student-athletes selections as Landmark Players of the Week. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
April 3, 2012
Susquehanna Keeps Win Streak Going
A 13-goal first half helped propel the Susquehanna women’s lacrosse team to an 18-9 win over visiting Frostburg State and in the process, ran its unbeaten streak to 10 straight. The Crusaders improve to 10-0 on the season, the best start in program history.
April 2, 2012
Landmark Selects Fourteen Players Of The Week
Fourteen spring sport student-athletes have been chosen as Landmark Players of the Week in honor of their performances the past seven days. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
March 31, 2012
Scranton Rallies To Win Landmark Opener
The University of Scranton women’s lacrosse team scored seven straight goals during a big second half that lifted the Royals to a 12-10 victory over Goucher College in the Landmark Conference opener for both teams on Saturday afternoon.
March 28, 2012
Drew Gets Past Local Rival By Narrow Margin
Drew (5-4) took a two-goal lead midway through the second half and was able to hang on, 11-10 for its fifth-straight win over Fairleigh Dickinson (3-5) this evening. Sophomore goalie Christiana Carlini (Amherst, N.H./Bishop Guertin) made 10 saves to earn win number five on the year.
March 27, 2012
Goucher Hands Opponent First Loss Of 2012
Goucher wasn't able to completely shut down the second-highest scoring team in Division III, but by holding Centenary to 13 goals this afternoon on Beldon Field, the Gophers still managed to extend their winning streak at home to four games.
March 26, 2012
Fourteen Competitors Named Landmark Players of the Week
Another full week of spring sports competition earned 14 student-athletes recognition as Landmark Players of the Week. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
March 24, 2012
Catholic Knocks Off Nationally-Ranked Opponent
The No. 18 Cardinals got back on the winning track with a 15-9 win over No. 19 Stevenson on Saturday afternoon inside Cardinal Stadium. Meghan Brady led CUA with four goals, while Theresa Ciletti, Mary Swarthout and Mallory Vogel scored three times apiece.
March 20, 2012
Fast Start Helps Scranton Claim Non-Conference Win
The University of Scranton women’s lacrosse team found its offensive rhythm early on Tuesday, scoring seven times in the opening 10 minutes en route to a 19-4 victory over Misericordia at Fitzpatrick Field.
March 19, 2012
Spring Sport Athletes Earn Player Of the Week Honors
All of the Landmark spring sports were in action this past week resulting in 14 student-athletes earning recognition as Landmark Players of the Week. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
March 14, 2012
Susquehanna Women Roll To Victory
A solid, all-around effort from the Susquehanna women’s lacrosse team gave the Crusaders a 20-6 win over visiting Marymount (Va.) on Wednesday night. The victory marked the fourth in a row for SU, the first time the team has been 4-0 under fourth-year head coach Laura Moan.
March 13, 2012
Big Second Half Propels Drew To First Win
The Drew (1-3) offense exploded for 13 second half goals en route to a 16-7 victory over SUNY-Potsdam (2-1) this afternoon in the semifinals of the Spring Fling Classic. The Rangers will meet Nazareth in the finals on Wednesday at noon.
March 12, 2012
Landmark Selects Player of the Week Honorees
A full week of spring sports action has earned 10 student-athlete Landmark Player of the Week honors. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
March 5, 2012
Landmark Players of the Week Recognized
The spring sports season is off and running and a total of nine student-athletes have been selected as Landmark Players of the Week. The Landmark Player of the Week selections are made by the Landmark Conference office.
March 5, 2012
Goucher Earns First Win of 2012
Goucher scored the first seven goals of each half this afternoon on the way to its first win of the season, a convincing 18-7 triumph over Colby-Sawyer.
February 29, 2012
Scranton Earns Narrow Win In Season Opener
The University of Scranton women’s lacrosse team ended two years of frustration against Haverford College in its season opener Wednesday afternoon.
February 28, 2012
Susquehanna Opens Season With Strong Showing
The 2012 Susquehanna women’s lacrosse season opened on Tuesday afternoon with an 11-9 upset over No. 19 Dickinson, giving SU a season-opening win while handing the Red Devils their first loss of the season.
February 21, 2012
Catholic Sits Atop Women's Lacrosse Preseason Poll
Four-time Landmark women’s lacrosse champions The Catholic University of America has been tabbed as the favorite for another title as voted in the Landmark Preseason Women’s Lacrosse Poll.