via press release - photo via UF website GAINESVILLE, Fla. – NCAA Tournament play officially kicks off for the University of Florida women's lacrosse team (17-2) on Sunday, as the No. 3-seeded Gators face Southern California (17-3) in a Second Round matchup. The Gators and Trojans will meet for just the second time overall, and the second time this season, as Florida claimed a 15-10 victory in the inaugural meeting between the two schools on February 24. Southern California advanced to the Second Round after a 13-10 decision over Jacksonville on Friday. The opening draw is set for 12 p.m. from Donald R. Dizney Stadium. A live stream of the game will be available via YouTube, with Daniel Gillman and Connor Buckridge on the call. No. 3 Seed Florida vs. Southern Californ
via press release - photo via FIT web site LAKELAND, Fla. (Women's Lacrosse) – Caroline Dunleavy recorded a career-best 11 points and No. 6 seed Florida Tech earned a convincing 17-10 victory over 3-seed East Stroudsburg in the First Round of the NCAA Division II Women's Lacrosse South Region Tournament. The victory is the first in NCAA Tournament play in women's lacrosse program history. FIT now moves on to face familiar foe, No. 2 seed Florida Southern in the Second Round game on Saturday in a rematch of the Sunshine State Conference Championship Game. Dunleavy tallied seven goals and four assists, both game-highs, to lead the Crimson and Gray. Allie Modica notched three goals and two assists, to go along with 10 draw controls and five ground balls, both game-highs.
via press release - photo via JU web site GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Scoring the most goals in its postseason history, the Jacksonville University women's lacrosse team concluded its 2017 season Friday in a 13-10 decision to Southern California in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Jacksonville previously scored eight goals in each of its last two NCAA appearances, and notched seven in the second-half alone versus the Trojans. "I definitely think this was our best NCAA performance," said head coach Mindy McCord. "The resiliency that this team shows. I have to bring it back to our seniors. We have such a core group of kids with a high desire and passion that weren't going to go down without a fight. "I really wish we could go back and repeat the first half, not let tho
via press release - photo via FSC web site LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College will host first and second round games of the 2017 NCAA Division II Women's Lacrosse Tournament on May 12-13 at Bryant Stadium. The action gets underway on Friday when No. 3 seed East Stroudsburg takes on No. 6 seed Florida Tech. The winner advances to Saturday's second round to face No. 2 seed Florida Southern for a spot in the national semifinals. PARTICIPATING TEAMS No. 2 Florida Southern No. 3 East Stroudsburg No. 6 Florida Tech 19-2 (4-0 SSC) SSC Champion Roster | Schedule | Stats 17-2 (11-1 PSAC) PSAC Champion Roster | Schedule | Stats 13-3 (3-1 SSC) SSC Runner-Up Roster | Schedule | Stats SCHEDULE/RESULTS FRIDAY, MAY 12 ...
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via press release - photo via JU web site There was a major celebration at D.B. Milne Field this past Sunday. Women's lacrosse players were throwing their sticks in the air, coaches were getting doused with Gatorade, fans were high-fiving each other, and there were plenty of happy tears shed as the Jacksonville University team claimed its fourth ASUN Conference Championship title. Brittney Orashen needed a moment to take it all in. Just a few years ago, the two-time ASUN Defensive Player of the Year suited up for the Dolphins, helping to guide the team to three league titles, and on Sunday, she stood on the sideline as an assistant coach. "It was a much different feeling winning this weekend compared to past wins as a player," said Orashen. "The gratification I receiv