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UF’s Cullen Named to Tewaaraton Award Watch List

College, Women's Lacrosse
Washington, D.C. – Florida’s Kitty Cullen (Rockville, Md.) has been named to the 2011 Tewaaraton Award watch list, as announced by the Greater Washington Sports Alliance on Friday afternoon. Cullen leads the nation in points scored and is sixth in both points overall and goals per game. She also leads the American Lacrosse Conference in points per game. The sophomore midfielder has the advantage of being coached by the reigning 2010 Tewaaraton Award winner, Florida Assistant Coach Caitlyn McFadden. This annual list is made up of the top lacrosse players across all three divisions of collegiate lacrosse and highlights the early hopefuls for the 2011 Tewaaraton Award honors. All watch list nominees are carefully screened and identified by two Selection Committees, one committee

Derner’s four goals not enough in loss to Oregon

College, Women's Lacrosse
  JU splits two-game West Coast road trip   Eugene, Ore.- Freshman Morgan Derner scored a career-high four goals but it wasn't enough as the JU women's lacrosse team fell, 15-9, to the University of Oregon at Pape' Field on Sunday afternoon. Kaitlin Stewart and Ali Hoffman each scored two goals for the Dolphins, yet JU came away with a split off a two-game West Coast trip in falling to 3-2.  Alex Breiner tallied four goals for the Ducks as Oregon improved to 2-1. The Ducks surged to an 11-3 halftime lead before JU mounted a second-half comeback. JU scored four of the final five goals before the final horn, with Hoffman scoring her pair less than two minutes apart. The Dolphins have out-scored opponents, 34-21, in the second half this season. Oregon raced to a 5-1 lead

FLORIDA LACROSSE TO HOST CLUB DAYS

College, FHSAA, Women's Club, Women's Lacrosse
GAINESVILLE, Fla. ¬ - The University of Florida lacrosse team will host “Club Days” on Saturday, March 26th at 12 PM against Ohio State and again Saturday, April 9th at 1 PM versus Johns Hopkins. Lacrosse games are held at Donald R. Dizney Lacrosse Stadium. Admission to lacrosse games is free but club coaches and athletes are asked to please complete and return compliance forms for our records. To obtain a compliance form please contact Alicia Longworth in the UAA Marketing office at 352-375-4683 ext. 6663 or via email at alicial@gators.uaa.ufl.edu. For “Club Days”, each coach and athlete is asked to dress in a club t-shirt. When your team arrives to the Donald R. Dizney Staidum, all club members and guests must check-in and present a valid I.D. at the check-in table fo

Jacksonville Women ready for West Coast trip

College, Women's Lacrosse
  Jacksonville, Fla.- A cross-country flight will take the Dolphins to Eugene, Ore. as the JU women's lacrosse team will face Fresno State and Oregon in back-to-back days to jump-start the schedule's road portion. The Dolphins will be looking to sustain momentum after going 2-1 on a season-opening three-game homestand. JU defeated Denver in its previous game and will face a Fresno State squad still looking for its first win since launching the program in 2009.  That contest will be on Saturday at 4 p.m. Eastern time. The Bulldogs (0-2) will be looking to snap a 30-game losing streak and shrug off two blowout losses to Stanford and UC Davis, respectively. Fresno State has been out-scored, 42-9, this season.  Those numbers could be encouraging for a Dolphins offense averaging 12.

Gators Win Third Straight Game of Season Two

College, Women's Lacrosse
Gainesville, Fla. -- The No. 17 Florida lacrosse team, led by 10 combined points from sophomores Kitty Cullen (Rockville, Md.) and Ashley Bruns (Ellicott City, Md.), defeated UMBC on Wednesday night, 16-6, at Donald R. Dizney Stadium. Seven different Gators scored against the Retrievers. Florida is now 3-0 when at least five different players score. Cullen picked up right where she left off, scoring five goals on the evening. The Retrievers double- and triple-teamed the sophomore midfielder but Cullen cut and spun through the UMBC defense with ease. Cullen was 2-for-2 on free position shots, strengthening what was a weak spot for the Gators in their first game of the season against No. 3 UNC. Florida was 0-for-4 against the Tar Heels but have been 5-for-12 since February 12th. Bruns ...