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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Drexel junior midfielder Kelli Joran shoots the ball from outside the offensive zone during the Dragons 18-10 defeat of St. Joseph’s University at Vidas Field Feb. 22. She had two goals and an assist. Two Drexel athletes have stood out among their peers this week and have been named Drexel University Co-Athletes of the Week. [...]
After wins against La Salle University and Longwood University, the Drexel University women’s lacrosse team has now won four games in a row. Against La Salle March 10, the Dragons went down 3-0 early. However, sophomore Amanda Norcini put Drexel on the scoreboard by scoring a free-position goal. Alissa Watts took advantage of another free-position [...]
Drexel sophomore goalkeeper Amanda Santandrea positions herself in the net during the Dragons 18-10 victory over Saint Joseph’s University at Vidas Field Feb. 22. Santandrea played 30 minutes, posting one save and recording her second win of the season. It may not come as a huge shock that with Drexel’s women’s lacrosse team playing so [...]
After dropping two games in a row, the Drexel women’s lacrosse team looked to bounce back this past week as they took on Colgate University and Mount St. Mary’s University. Following a tough Colonial Athletic Association loss to Hofstra University, the Dragons headed to upstate New York March 3 to take on the Raiders from [...]
If you haven’t been to a Drexel University women’s lacrosse game, this would be a good time to attend one. Coming off a season in which they had earned their first-ever postseason berth, the expectations for this year’s team are very high. These expectations come from no one other than themselves and head coach Anna [...]
Senior forward Christina Mastropaolo received her second consecutive Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year award. She finished her senior year with 14 goals. The 2010-11 Drexel athletic year was filled with ups and downs for Drexel. Through it all, many Dragons proved their worth as top athletes in their respective teams. I sat down [...]
Crew The LeBow College of Business Boat has been sent to represent Drexel at the 109th Annual Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships. The event began June 2 on the Cooper River in Camden, N.J. The boat is the men’s varsity four and will consist of junior coxswain Randall Lee, freshman stroke Vanja Busic, sophomore Lorenzo [...]
After a regular season full of first-time accomplishments for the Drexel women’s lacrosse program, they experienced yet another first in their Colonial Athletic Association playoff berth. Unfortunately, this particular first was the Dragons’ first ever CAA playoff loss — in their first playoff bierth in program history. Drexel (9-8, 3-5 CAA) faced off against the [...]
The 2011 season has been historic for the Drexel women’s lacrosse team, and Charlotte Wood has been a big reason why. The junior attacker has enjoyed a season that featured a number of first-time achievements for her Dragons, many of them thanks to her. A few weeks ago, April 12, it was announced that Wood [...]
The Drexel women’s lacrosse team lost two and won one out of their last three games — April 22, 24 and 28 —but to say they simply lost two and won the other would be misguiding. Now tied as the ninth ranked team in the nation in the Inside Lacrosse National Rankings, the James Madison [...]
The Drexel women’s lacrosse team finished their non-conference schedule with a 10-7 loss to Johns Hopkins at Vidas Field, March 30. Although the Dragons (6-3) did come up three goals short, the competitive spirit they displayed in the game shows just how much they have improved over the past year. Drexel played the Blue [...]
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