via Stetson press release BOX SCORE Bryant downed Stetson, 19-13, in women's lacrosse action on Sunday at the Athletic Training Center in DeLand. Nine different players scored goals for the Hatters (0-6), but a 7-goal flurry but the Bulldogs (3-3) midway through the first proved to be the difference. "We really put in a strong effort for the entire game today, we just didn't execute," Stetson head coach Christy Leach said. "We changed our energy in the second half and fought for some balls and we caused a lot of turnovers on defense. That was good to see." With the scored tied at two goals apiece at the 21:41 mark of the first half, Bryant scored took control of the game by scoring nine unanswered goals during an 11-minute span. The Bulldogs led 9-2 be
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Author's Note: Just like the Sunshine State Recap article we are doing the same for the Division 1 programs for this weekend, to get all caught up. The main highlight is Jacksonville's appearance in the Crown Lacrosse Classic in Charlotte, N.C., where on Friday they gave then #1-ranked Towson quite the game. Jacksonville Men March 8th - DOLPHINS CLASH WITH NO. 1 TOWSON IN CROWN LACROSSE OPENER LINK March 10th - DOLPHINS DISPLACED IN CROWN CLASSIC FINALE LINK Jacksonville Women Did not play this weekend Florida Gators Women March 9th - Gators Down Panthers on the Road LINK Stetson Women March 10th - Hatters Fall to Marquette LINK
via Stetson press release BOX SCORE Fresno State's Tiffiny Wallace scored five goals to lead the Bulldogs to a 19-11 win over Stetson, Sunday at the Athletic Training Center in DeLand. Stetson's Marina Rotella countered with three goals of her own but it wasn't enough to help the Hatters (0-4) avoid their fourth straight loss. Statistically speaking, the game was a virtual draw. Fresno State (4-2) owned a slight advantage in shots (33-29), shots on goal (26-24) and turnovers (15-19), but Stetson had the edge in draws (19-13), and both teams owned six free-position shots. Fresno State scored four goals in the final 2:05 to pull away late. "It was a pretty close game and we battled pretty hard," Stetson head coach Christy Leach said. "They're a strong oppon
via Stetson press release - photo by Steve Simoneau As Stetson lacrosse head coach Christy Leach begins her fifth season with the Hatters, she does so with one of her youngest squads to date. The 2019 Hatters feature 15 freshmen and sophomores on a roster of 24 student-athletes and that young group faces the first of many tests when the Hatters open the season on Sunday at home against Quinnipiac. A young roster, coupled with the loss of seven seniors from the 2018 squad, has forced the Hatters to make some changes for the new season. So, what is Stetson changing? "Everything," Leach said. "We've spent a lot of time implementing a good bit of new stuff we haven't done before. Our game became a lot faster last year with self-starts, so we need to keep up with that
via Stetson press release Stetson sophomore Riley Reagan was named to the ASUN Conference women's lacrosse preseason all-conference team, the league office announced on Friday. Additionally, the Hatters were chosen to finish fifth in voting by league head coaches. Reagan burst onto the scene last year as a freshman for the Hatters, earning second-team all-conference and ASUN All-Freshman Team honors. She ended the regular season leading the entire ASUN with 35 assists, which already put her fourth in program history for career assists. Her 53 total points are a Stetson program record and ranked seventh in the ASUN last season. Defending regular season champion Jacksonville was picked to once again finish atop the ASUN standings, garnering 45 votes. Right behind
via Stetson press release Eleven home games, including contests with Fresno State, Marquette, and Jacksonville, highlight Stetson's 2019 lacrosse schedule. "I'm really excited about our schedule this year," Leach said. "We have great balance in the schedule. Having just one game a week for the first seven or eight weeks will allow us to focus on just one game at a time and that should help us prepare and grow over the early part of the season." The Hatters open the new campaign at home on Feb. 10 vs. Quinnipiac and follow that contest with a game against Monmouth (Feb. 16). Other non-conference home games for the Hatters include contests against Fresno State (Mar. 3), Marquette (Mar. 10), Bryant (Mar. 17), Furman (Mar. 29), Wofford (Mar. 31), and Cincinnati ...
via Stetson press release - photo by Steve Simoneau Stetson lacrosse head coach Christy Leach today announced the Hatters' fall schedule. The schedule begins with an Alumni Game on Sept. 21, and is followed by games against a variety of opponents. "We are excited to play many different opponents this fall over four weekends," Leach said. "We will be able to see a lot of development from our players over these time periods, and gain a wealth of experience for our newcomers. It will be great to see what we are capable of against many different opponents. It will be a great preview for our spring season." Following the Alumni Game, the Hatters will play a pair of games in Lakeland on Sept. 29, against both Florida Southern and Rollins. The first weekend in O