via PBA press release WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Palm Beach Atlantic women's lacrosse was unable to pick up their first win of the season as they played their inaugural varsity game against Lincoln Memorial. The Railsplitters came away with the victory 19-13 after the Sailfish took early leads. PBA (0-1) struck first as Morgan LeBlanc scored the first goal in program history three minutes in. LMU (1-0) answered with three straight before Grace Bartlinskiscored two straight to even the score at 3-3. Bartlinski finished with a game-high six goals and seven points. After LMU took the lead back the 'Fish answered with two more to retake the lead at 5-4. First it was Kate LeBlanc who scored the man-up goal at 10:37 followed by Dom Barber's first goal just over a minute later
via the SSC web site Preseason Preview article Author’s Note: We leade off the SSC Women's Preseason videos with the programs that are voted to miss the SSC playoffs, Embry-Riddle, Saint Leo and Palm Beach Atlantic! The league has now expanded to 7 teams on the Women's side and we look for a bright future for the league!
via PBA web site MELBOURNE, Fla. – The Sunshine State Conference formally welcomed Palm Beach Atlantic University as a full conference member on Thursday. The addition along with the acceptance of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University as a full member brings the membership to 11 institutions, all in the state of Florida. "Palm Beach Atlantic University is honored to officially join the Sunshine State Conference – the premier academic and athletic conference in NCAA Division II," stated Palm Beach Atlantic President William M.B. Fleming, Jr. "Our student-athletes are the true beneficiaries of our SSC membership as they compete for championships at the highest level with students equally committed to academic excellence and community engagement. Our conference memb
via press release - photo via PBA web site WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Palm Beach Atlantic University has hired Jayson Schmidt as the first head coach of the varsity women's lacrosse program as announced by PBA Director of Athletics Carolyn Stoneon Monday. Schmidt graduated from PBA and has been part of the lacrosse programs as a player and a coach. Schmidt has been part of men's lacrosse program – which competed in the Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association - since 2006 when he began his playing career for the Sailfish. He has been a member of the coaching staff since he finished playing in 2011. As a member of the staff he's taken on roles of offensive coordinator, head of recruiting and the director of operations. “We are pleased to welcome Sailfish alumnus Jayson Schmidt