via FIT web site - photo by James Regan MELBOURNE, Fla. - The No. 6 ranked Florida Tech women's lacrosse team cruised to a 22-7 season opening victory over No. 17 Molloy Friday evening. Lauren Tybor paced the Panthers with eight points on seven goals and one assist. The sophomore also gathered a game-high seven draw controls and five ground balls. Sara Grenier tallied five goals in the game and Mary Gormley recorded four points on two goals and two assists to go along with three ground balls and three caused turnovers. Three other players netted two goals for the Panthers. Stephanie Stuart earned the victory in the FIT cage, making seven saves while allowing seven goals to the Lions. Florida Tech finished with an advantage in shots, 41-20, ground balls, 2
via FIT press release - photo by Stacey Wylie WINGATE, N.C. - No. 18 Florida Tech (0-1) dropped its season opener at No. 13 Wingate (1-0), 9-8, on Friday afternoon at Graham Gill Field. Tajee Mobley led FIT with a pair of goals and Carson Clough recorded a team-high three points on a goal and two assists. Mason Ostrowski tallied a goal and an assist and Justin Williams dished out two assists. Daniel Flock made 11 saves and allowed nine goals while facing 34 shots. Lance Pavlina won the faceoff battle, going 10-for-18 at the X with seven ground balls. The Bulldogs bested FIT in both shots, 34-27, and ground balls, 29-24, in the contest. WU's Alex Llerandi opened the scoring with an unassisted goal and then assisted teammate Gary Pierpont to give the Bulldo
via Stetson press release - photo by Steve Simoneau Stetson scored the last six goals of the game but in the end, the Hatters' rally fell just short in a 15-13 loss to Arizona State, Sunday at the ATC. The Hatters trailed 11-3 at halftime and 15-7 with 14:33 to play before making a nearly-incredible comeback. Shelby Lehmann scored two of her game-high 5 goals on back-to-back possessions to make it 15-9. Taylor Patrizi followed with a free-position goal, and Lehman scored again as the Hatters pulled to within 15-11 with 7:03 to play. Sandra Stephan (6:18) and Hallie Merz (3:07) continued the scoring as Stetson made it a 15-13 game. But Arizona State won consecutive draws and wasted just enough time to keep the Hatters from any more scoring.
via UF press release - photo by Jim Burgess Box Score GAINESVILLE, Fla. – With four true freshmen in the starting lineup, the University of Florida lacrosse team (1-0) opened 2018 with an impressive 16-9 win over No. 17 Colorado (1-1) on Sunday afternoon. Attackers Kassidy Bresnahan and Grace Haus started their Gator careers with a bang, combining to score four of UF's first five goals. Shannon Kavanagh made an impact in the draw circle; winning a team-high eight draw controls along with one goal and an assist in her debut. On the defensive side of the field, freshman Sabrina Cristodero turned in a masterful performance against Colorado's Miranda Stinson, limiting her to just one goal on 10 shot attempts. Stinson entered Sunday's game after scoring seven goa
via Saint Leo web site SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo women's lacrosse season is set to open the 2018 season on Sunday, February 11 at 1:00 p.m under the direction of first year head coach Caitlin Hansen. Saint Leo will open the season hosting three straight games at University Turf Stadium beginning on Sunday, February 11, at 1:00 p.m. against Molloy. Opening day… The Sunday afternoon home opener will feature the Saint Leo Lions against the Molloy College Lions. Molloy College will face Florida Tech in Melbourne, Fla. on Friday, February 9 before heading to Saint Leo on Sunday. The Molloy women's lacrosse team was ranked 17th overall in the Nike/US Lacrosse Division II Women's Preseason Top 20, selected fourth in the East Conference preseason poll. Promot
via SL web site - photo by David Dermer SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo men's lacrosse team rolled over Lincoln Memorial 20-6 on Saturday. The home opener featured a historic day as Jake Gilmour became Saint Leo's newest career points holder. The senior attacker's two goal, four assist day raises his career points count to 177 (87 goals, 90 assists). Charlie Kurtenbach led the Lions' scoring with five goals from 12 shots. Kyle Pauwels peppered the stat sheet with three goals, six assists. Thomas Tatarian earned 18 saves in the 60 minutes of action. The Basics Final Score: Saint Leo Lions 20, Lincoln Memorial University 6 Location: Saint Leo, Fla. | University Turf Stadium Records: SLU 2-0| LMU 2-1 How It Happened... 1Q | Charlie Kurtenbach found the back
via JU press release DURHAM, N.C. – Jacksonville University men's lacrosse matched No. 1 Duke goal-for-goal in the second period of Saturday afternoon's contest at a foggy Koskinen Stadium, but the Dolphins ultimately fell to the Blue Devils, 19-8. "Duke proved again today that they are very worthy of the number one ranking. They are a complete team from top to bottom and they showed our guys that for 60 minutes," stated head coach John Galloway. "I was incredibly disappointed with our effort and toughness in big moments of truth throughout the game. That is my fault for not preparing us well enough for this game. "With all that said, I am incredibly encouraged with this team's potential. Our defense, led by [freshman] Dixon Smith, has proven that they have the