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News Archive: NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse

October 12, 2015
Gone Gator: Florida Learns to Play Without Gilroy
One Gator graduated to the U.S. ranks. Can Florida replace her? Plus, fall ball notes on Louisville, Navy and Penn State.

October 11, 2015
Photo Gallery: Navy Play Day (Women's Fall Ball)
Navy kicked off a big weekend of women's lacrosse in Annapolis on Saturday, hosting Delaware, Harvard, Hofstra, James Madison, Louisville, San Diego State, Saint Joseph’s, Stetson and Vanderbilt. Photos by John Strohsacker.

October 10, 2015
30 in 30: Who's Due For a Breakthrough in 2016?
We know who the top returning players and teams are, but who else is ready to break into that conversation in 2016?

October 8, 2015
30 in 30: Key Transfer Bolsters Lasota's Encore
Selena Lasota won’t catch anyone by surprise as a sophomore, especially not after leading Canada’s U19 team to a gold medal in Scotland. Team BC and Canada teammate Danita Stroup now joins her at Northwestern. Can the duo carry the Wildcats back to the final four?

October 7, 2015
30 in 30: College Teams Use Fall Ball to Give Back
Long a staple of the fall lacrosse calendar, charity events have become a key aspect of many teams' schedules, giving back to a variety of causes.

October 7, 2015
Photo Gallery: Johns Hopkins Play Day (Women's Fall Ball)
Lehigh, Rutgers, Towson and Louisville visited Johns Hopkins on Sunday for fall ball action at Homewood Field. Photos by John Strohsacker.

October 6, 2015
Harlem Lacrosse Program Flourishing in Fifth Year
Harlem Lacrosse and Leadership wants to turn the concrete jungle into a lacrosse hotbed. Recent momentum suggests the non-profit organization is well on its way to that goal.

October 6, 2015
Photo Gallery: Maryland Play Day (Women's Fall Ball)
The Terps' quest for a three-peat started Saturday, as the two-time defending NCAA champs hosted Notre Dame and Penn State in a series of scrimmages at College Park. Photos by John Strohsacker.

October 4, 2015
Fall Ball Notes: Maryland's First Play Day
The two-time reigning champion kicked off its fall ball slate scrimmaging Notre Dame and Penn State and as expected, practicing the new rules was the main focus.

October 1, 2015
30 in 30: New NCAA Women's Rules at Play in 2016
With all the excitement surrounding the shot clock, it doesn't go into effect until 2017 for DI and 2018 for DII and DIII. But there are more than 10 new rule changes that affect the 2016 season. Clarifications are made and coaches give their feedback.

October 1, 2015
Report: Arizona State to Add Women's Lacrosse
A report in Arizona State's student newspaper, The State Press, says the school is likely to add women's lacrosse as a varsity sport as soon as the 2016-17 school year.

September 30, 2015
30 in 30: Army Preps for Inaugural Season Under Waagbo
With more women moving toward combat and special forces, Army will look toward its new lacrosse team for the next wave of leaders. Kristen Waagbo's squad will approach the 2016 season as a learning process.

September 30, 2015
Give and Go: Loyola Coach, Aussie Star Jen Adams
The greatest player in women's lacrosse history crushes pre-game jitters with virtual candy.

September 29, 2015
30 in 30: Geppi-Aikens' Legacy Lives On Through Tucker
Hopkins coach Janine Tucker remains true to the promises to help grow the game that she made to her friend and mentor Diane Geppi-Aikens. Tucker now mentors scholastic and college coaches across all divisions.

September 29, 2015
Burek Joins Cornell Women's Lacrosse As Assistant
The Cornell women’s lacrosse team has hired Rachael Burek as an assistant coach, head coach Jenny Graap announced Thursday.

September 28, 2015
College Coaches Lobby to Stem Early Recruiting
The IWLCA has submitted two bold proposals that could drastically alter the recruiting landscape. But will the NCAA go against the grain to enact them? Justin Feil reports on the complexities at hand.

September 24, 2015
30 in 30: Rowan Brings Winning Pedigree to Wagner
Rookie coach Katie Rowan inherits a Wagner team that features one of the nation's most disruptive midfielders and was on the doorstep of the NCAA tournament. Look out for the Seahawks.

September 23, 2015
LM Person of Year Debate: The Case for Selena Lasota
Just three years after playing field women’s lacrosse for the first time, she exploded into the NCAA ranks with style at Northwestern. And that was just the start. This summer, she led Canada to a stunning upset of the U.S. in the FIL U19 World Championship.

September 21, 2015
30 in 30: USC's Northwestern-Like Trajectory
With Wildcat legend Lindsey Munday leading the way, the Trojans are on a similar course as when Northwestern restarted its program in 2002. It’s not to say the Trojans will win the NCAA title in year four, but who’s to say they can’t?

September 20, 2015
LM Person of Year Debate: Case for the Shot Clock
OK, it's not a "person," exactly. But our personification of the shot clock comes in the wake of a landmark decision for women's lacrosse, which beat men's lacrosse to the long-discussed pace-of-play solution.

September 20, 2015
Photos: Delaware at Hopkins (D-I Women's Fall Ball)
The Blue Hens, looking to build on a breakthrough season in which they broke into the IWLCA Top 20 for the first time since 2007, took on the new Big Ten Blue Jays in a fall ball battle of the bluebirds Sunday at Homewood Field. Photos by John Strohsacker.

September 19, 2015
LM Person of Year Debate: The Case for Jim Delany
The inaugural Big Ten men’s and women’s lacrosse season brought the exposure that the lacrosse community had hoped it would. The bonus was the more than token support from influential Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany.

September 18, 2015
IWLCA Submits Two Recruiting Legislative Proposals to NCAA
The IWLCA proposals revises the DI women’s lacrosse recruiting calendar and standardizes the initial date for all communication with prospective student-­athletes and their families.

September 18, 2015
LM Person of Year Debate: The Case for Joe Spallina
No one has as many irons in the fire as Spallina, whose influence spans youth, college women’s and professional lacrosse. He has been wildly successful at all three levels, making him one of the biggest influencers in the game today.

September 17, 2015
Wofford To Add Women's Lacrosse, Join Atlantic Sun
Wofford College director of athletics Richard Johnson announced on Thursday that the school will introduce women's lacrosse as a varsity sport beginning in the 2017-18 school year.

September 16, 2015
LM Person of Year Debate: The Case for Cathy Reese
Often overlooked because of Maryland's women's lacrosse pedigree, coach Cathy Reese deserves more than a token nod for her accomplishments — and the manner in which she has accomplished them.

September 15, 2015
30 in 30: Kay Train's Last Stop
Arguably the best attacker in the women's college game today, Kayla Treanor enters her senior season at Syracuse after joining forces with Halle Majorana behind the cage. Plus, Treanor's career has been on a similar trajectory to that of Maryland's Taylor Cummings.

September 13, 2015
4.0 and Go: Serious Students, Serious Athletes
LM got a glimpse at a week in the lives of Bucknell's Mike Schiappa and Navy's Kelsey O'Brien, big-time college lacrosse players with big-time academic ambition. How do they pull it off?

September 12, 2015
LM Person of Year Debate: The Case for the Canadians
No matter where you look, they're winning. Our neighbors to the north had a banner year, and could add to their bounty as the favorite at the upcoming world indoor championship. Person of the Year material? You tell us.

September 12, 2015
Your Edge: Pick-and-Roll with BC's Sarah Mannelly
Learn how Tewaaraton Award finalist Sarah Mannelly became the unsung hero of the powerful Boston College offense.

September 11, 2015
LM Person of Year Debate: The Case for Cummings
Lacrosse Magazine's Person of the Year conversation is down to 13 finalists, starting with Maryland superstar and two-time Tewaaraton winner Taylor Cummings.

September 10, 2015
30 in 30: New Digs and New Gigs
Lacrosse Magazine recaps a busy offseason of player transfers and coaching moves — who to watch this fall and how they could influence the college lacrosse landscape next spring.

September 7, 2015
30 in 30: Who are the Way Early Tewaaraton Candidates?
To kick off our 30 in 30 fall ball series, let's take a look at the top female candidates for the Tewaaraton Award. Could Maryland midfielder Taylor Cummings become the first three-time recipient?

September 4, 2015
Columbia Tabs Cofrin as New Head Coach

September 4, 2015
The Time Has Come for Women's Lacrosse
On May 21, ASTM approved a headgear standard. On July 16, the NCAA approved a 90-second shot clock. In 56 days, women's lacrosse changed forever.

September 3, 2015
Maurer Named Mount St. Mary’s Women’s Lacrosse Assistant
Kerrin Maurer, Duke's all-time career assists leader and two-time All-American, will join the Schwarzmann sisters at Mount St. Mary's University as an assistant.

September 2, 2015
Season to Open with Team USA Spring Premiere
The 2016 lacrosse season will open in grand style with three U.S. national teams squads competing against top competition in the inaugural Team USA Spring Premiere. The event will take place on the weekend of Jan. 8-10, 2016 at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.

September 1, 2015
Freshmen 15: Women's Lacrosse Difference Makers
Fortunes rise and fall with each year's influx of difference-making players. Who is ready to take over in women's lacrosse as they hit campus for the first time?

September 1, 2015
Monmouth Names Eileen Ghent Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
Eileen Ghent takes over for Denise Wescott, who announced her departure to take a different position in July after six seasons in West Long Branch.

August 28, 2015
Team USA Defender Sloane Serpe Joins Yale's Coaching Staff
Sloane Serpe, an All-American defender who helped North Carolina win the 2013 NCAA Championship, has joined Erica LaGrow's coaching staff as an assistant coach.

August 27, 2015
Tumolo Returns to Syracuse Sideline as Assistant
Tewaaraton Award finalist Michelle Tumolo '13 has returned to her alma mater to join head women's lacrosse coach Gary Gait's coaching staff.

August 25, 2015
Hofstra Promotes Mollot to Associate Head Coach

August 12, 2015
UC Davis Names Ladouceur Head Coach
Former Syracuse player and Albany assistant coach Theresa Ladouceur has been named the fourth head coach in UC Davis program history, the school announced Wednesday.

August 11, 2015
Alyssa Murray Joins Yale Women's Coaching Staff

August 11, 2015
Wagner's Rowan Finalizes Coaching Staff

August 6, 2015
Hofstra Adds UNC Transfer Lindsay Scott
Attacker Lindsay Scott graduated from UNC with a degree in exercise and sport science in 2015. She will have one year of eligibility remaining and will suit up for the Pride in the 2016 season.

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