They still have nearly six months until they don their game jerseys again and zip the ball through the air, but the Drexel women’s lacrosse team is excited — very excited — for the 2014 season. Last week’s big announcement that Hannah Rudloff would be the Dragons’ next head coach contributes to a greater anticipation. […]
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The Drexel University women’s lacrosse team wasn’t able to overcome top-seeded Towson University in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament. The Dragons fell to the Tigers 8-7 May 3 in Towson, Md. The loss marked the end of the season for Drexel, with hopes of an NCAA bid slim. The game didn’t […]
The Drexel University women’s lacrosse team (11-6, 4-3 Colonial Athletic Association) will enter the CAA Tournament on a two-game skid. They have also been outscored 15-5 combined in the first half of both games against Towson University (8-8, 6-1 CAA) and Hofstra University (10-7, 4-3 CAA). The team’s first-half woes have been an issue the […]
The Drexel University women’s lacrosse team (11-5, 4-2 Colonial Athletic Association) split a pair of weekend games against rivals the University of Delaware (10-6, 4-3 CAA) and Towson University (8-8, 6-1 CAA). The Dragons beat Delaware 11-6 April 19 in a game that saw the Blue Hens give up seven goals in the second half […]
Last weekend started off with the Drexel women’s lacrosse team extending its win streak to four games, only to see it snap there a few days later. The team split its Colonial Athletic Association games against George Mason University and James Madison University April 12 and 14. The Dragons used a strong second half, including […]
The Drexel University women’s lacrosse team opened the conference portion of its schedule with two wins to take an early lead atop the Colonial Athletic Association. The Dragons defeated The College of William & Mary 11-9 and Old Dominion University 8-4 April 5 and 7, respectively. “Getting two early wins in the CAA is hugely […]
The Drexel University women’s lacrosse team faced the 11th-ranked Pennsylvania State University March 22 and only lost by one goal. A little over a week later, the Dragons hosted the University of California, Davis and won 9-7. Those two games placed Drexel at 7-3 on the season. The Dragons have the best record in the […]
The Drexel University women’s lacrosse team’s five-game winning streak was halted March 9 by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The 14-8 loss was their first of the season, but the Dragons bounced back 12-7 in their next game March 13 against Colgate University. The latest win elevated Drexel’s record to 6-1, the best in […]
For the first time since 2006, the Drexel University women’s lacrosse team is 5-0 to start the season. The Dragons defeated city rivals Saint Joseph’s University and Villanova University March 1 and 3, respectively. “It feels really good to win out against the Philly teams this year considering the amount of competition Philly has,” head […]
For the first time since 1993, the Drexel University women’s lacrosse team defeated the rival University of Pennsylvania. The win was even sweeter with the Quakers being ranked 11th in the nation. “It was a defining moment for our program,” head coach Anna Marie Vesco said. “It’s probably the best win that our program has […]
The Drexel women’s lacrosse team has jumped out to a 2-0 start for the sixth straight season. The Dragons convincingly won both of their opening games, outscoring opponents 23-9. The Dragons started the season Feb. 16 in the nation’s capital, where they defeated George Washington University 10-3. The Dragons were fueled by longtime starters and […]
Following a preseason that lasted over a month, the Drexel women’s lacrosse team is ready to get the season underway. Their first game will be Feb. 16, when they travel to Washington, D.C., and face off against George Washington University. It was not the preseason, however, that prepared the Dragons for this matchup, and more […]
Men’s Lacrosse Names 2012-13 Captains After a largely successful season that almost put the Drexel University men’s lacrosse team into the NCAA Tournament, the players have named their new captains. Midfielders Garrett McIntosh and Aaron Prosser and defenseman Chris Walsh, all seniors, will be captains for the 2012-13 season. McIntosh didn’t make any starts in […]
Kelli Joran has another ac- colade to add to her personal lacrosse season description. The Drexel University junior midfielder was named to the 2012 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association Division I All-Region last week for the Mid-Atlantic re- gion Second Team. This is the fourth time Jo- ran has been honored for her tremendous 2012 […]
Last week, when Drexel women’s lacrosse head coach Anna Marie Vesco was asked what her expectations were against top-seeded Towson University in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association Championships, her response was simple. “… Of course my answer would be to win it all,” she said. Despite a solid effort in which the […]
It’s official. For the second consecutive season and the second time in program history, the Drexel women’s lacrosse team has qualified for the Colonial Athletic Association playoffs. That being said, the road to the CAA playoffs was rough, and the road through the playoffs will not be easy, either. In order to qualify, the Dragons […]
It is ironic in sports that the players who win individual awards are usually the most modest; these two Drexel Athletes of the Week are no different. Junior women’s lacrosse attacker Kelli Joran and senior men’s lacrosse midfielder Kyle Bergman led their respective teams to vital victories this week and have each humbly received the […]
Defense seems to be the key to winning in almost any team sport. The cliche “Defense wins championships” is commonly used to make this point. Despite its overuse, the phrase does have merit. Drexel women’s lacrosse head coach Anna Marie Vesco hopes her team plays well defensively in the last two games of the regular […]
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers aren’t the only ones scoring an abundance of goals these days. In the two Drexel University women’s lacrosse games this week, sophomore midfielder Amanda Norcini scored five goals and was named Drexel co-Athlete of the Week along with the men’s second varsity eight boat. “To receive this recognition is […]
Drexel junior attacker hangs around the opponents net during the Dragons 18-10 defeat of the St. Joseph’s University Hawks at Vidas Field Feb. 22. Maiden scored two goals and had one assist on the day. She now has a team-high 40 points on the year. With four games remaining in the season, all within the […]
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