Elon’s Asher, Braschi Named CAA Spring Sports Scholar-Athletes of the Year

Posted by Press Release on June 20, 2017 at 6:48 am under College | Be the First to Comment

RICHMOND, Va. – The Colonial Athletic Association announced that Elon University juniors Stephanie Asher of women’s lacrosse and Erica Braschi of women’s tennis have been named Spring Scholar-Athletes of the Year for their respective sports on Monday, June 19. An exercise science major with a minor in psychology, Asher has been a member of the …Read the Rest…

Elon Women’s Lacrosse Finishes 2017 Ranked Among Nation’s Best

Posted by Press Release on June 5, 2017 at 3:36 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – With the 2017 women’s lacrosse season complete, Elon University closed the year ranked among the nation’s best in multiple national polls. It marks the first time in four seasons of competition Elon has been ranked at season’s end. In the IWLCA Coaches poll, the Phoenix placed No. 19 while checking in at …Read the Rest…


Elon WLAX’s Kessler to Play in 2017 IWLCA Senior All-Star Game

Posted by Press Release on May 26, 2017 at 2:08 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Sloane Kessler – the Elon University women’s lacrosse all-time leader in points and assists – has been selected to participate in the IWLCA Senior All-Star Game next month on June 3 in Sparks, Md., the organization announced Friday afternoon. Kessler is among the 44 Division I players selected to participate in the …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Asher Tabbed All-America Honorable Mention by Inside Lacrosse

Posted by Press Release on May 17, 2017 at 10:46 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University women’s lacrosse junior attacker Stephanie Asher has been named an All-America Honorable Mention by Inside Lacrosse, the organization announced Wednesday morning. This year’s All-America teams are the first released by Inside Lacrosse. The three teams and honorable mentions are compiled by members of the lacrosse media who vote in the …Read the Rest…

High Point WLAX Falls in NCAA Second Round to No. 1 Maryland

Posted by Press Release on May 14, 2017 at 4:01 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The High Point University women’s lacrosse team’s record-breaking season came to an end Sunday (May 14) after falling at No. 1 Maryland, 21-6, at the Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex in College Park, Md. The Panthers (16-4) advanced to the second round after defeating No. 18 Towson, 21-15, on Friday for …Read the Rest…


HPU WLAX Defeats Towson, 21-15, for First NCAA Tournament Win

Posted by Press Release on May 12, 2017 at 9:39 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — After an early deficit, the High Point University women’s lacrosse team stormed back to defeat No. 18 Towson, 21-15, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Friday (May 12) at the Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex in College Park, Md. Photo credit Greg Fiume The Panthers (16-3), winners of a …Read the Rest…

Comeback Falls Just Short as Elon WLAX Falls 11-9 to Virginia in NCAA Tourney Debut

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Down but never out, Elon University women’s lacrosse put together a second-half comeback attempt but fell just short in its NCAA Tournament debut Friday afternoon, May 12, in an 11-9 loss to No. 13 Virginia at Fetzer Field. FINAL STATS The loss puts Elon at 13-7 at the conclusion of its …Read the Rest…

Elon Places Two on IWLCA All-South Region WLAX Second Team

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GRAND LAKE, Colo. – Elon University women’s lacrosse had two players named to the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-South Region Second Team on Friday afternoon, marking the first time in program history Elon is represented among the region’s best. Stephanie Asher and Rachel Ramirez, who were both named to the watch list for …Read the Rest…

College Women’s Lacrosse News – Guilford Places Three on All-ODAC Teams

Posted by Press Release on May 11, 2017 at 1:55 pm under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

FOREST, Va. – Guilford College’s Amanda Dionne (Nashua, N.H./Tabor Academy), Summer Fowler (Decatur, Ga./Decatur) and Sammi Milbourn (Lake Zurich, Ill./Lake Zurich) each garnered Third Team All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) lacrosse honors Wednesday. The awards are presented according to votes cast by the league’s head women’s lacrosse coaches. Dionne, a sophomore attacker, earned her second …Read the Rest…

Elon WLAX Earns First-Ever Bid to NCAA Tournament

Posted by Press Release on May 8, 2017 at 6:39 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – After its run to the 2017 CAA Women’s Lacrosse Tournament championship game, Elon University earned an at-large berth to the 2017 NCAA Tournament Sunday night, May 7. The tournament bid was announced by the NCAA on the Selection Show streamed on NCAA.com. NCAA BRACKET In its fourth year of competition, Elon’s season …Read the Rest…

High Point WLAX to Face Towson in NCAA First Round

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HIGH POINT, N.C. — The High Point University women’s lacrosse team will face Towson in College Park, Md., Friday, May 12, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The time of the game is yet to be determined. The winner of the first-round game will advance to face to the No. 1 overall seed …Read the Rest…


Top-Seeded JMU Beats Elon in CAA WLAX Championship Game

Posted by Press Release on May 7, 2017 at 7:44 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

TOWSON, Md. – Elon University dropped a 15-7 contest to top-seeded James Madison in the CAA Women’s Lacrosse championship game on Sunday afternoon, May 7, at Johnny Unitas Stadium on the campus of Towson. FINAL RESULTS The Phoenix was making its first conference tournament championship appearance in program history, but fell to 13-6 on the …Read the Rest…

Women’s Lacrosse: High Point Wins Big South Title with 19-5 Victory over Campbell

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HIGH POINT, N.C.—The High Point University women’s lacrosse team captured the Big South Championship with a 19-5 win over Campbell Sunday (May 7) at Vert Stadium. It is High Point’s third Big South Championship after winning the title in 2013 and 2014. With the win, the Panthers (15-3) earned the conference’s automatic berth to the …Read the Rest…

Asher’s OT Goal Caps Elon WLAX’s Comeback, Sends Phoenix to CAA Title Game

Posted by Press Release on May 6, 2017 at 11:10 am under College | Comments are off for this article

TOWSON, Md. – A three-goal run to end the night and a game-winning tally by Stephanie Asher earned Elon University women’s lacrosse its first conference tournament victory in a 10-9 overtime win over No. 17 Towson Friday, May 5, at Johnny Unitas Stadium in the CAA Tournament Semifinals. Box Score Game-Winning Goal Video Head Coach …Read the Rest…

HPU WLAX Defeats Liberty, 20-9, Plays in Big South Final Sunday

Posted by Press Release on May 5, 2017 at 7:02 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT, N.C. — The High Point University women’s lacrosse team scored the first nine goals of the game on the way to a 20-9 victory over Liberty in the Big South Championship semifinals Friday (May 5) at Vert Stadium. The Panthers (14-3) will play the winner of Winthrop and Campbell in the Big South …Read the Rest…

Asher, Ramirez Lead Elon’s 2017 All-CAA WLAX Honorees

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RICHMOND, Va. – Elon University placed four student-athletes on the 2017 All-CAA Women’s Lacrosse Teams announced by the conference office Thursday afternoon. The program also added Stephanie Thomson to the All-Academic Team. For the second-straight year, Stephanie Asher and Rachel Ramirez represent the Phoenix as First Team All-CAA honorees while both Alexis Zadjura and Sloane …Read the Rest…

College Women’s Lacrosse Final – Shenandoah 15, Guilford 4

Posted by Press Release on April 29, 2017 at 9:13 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

WINCHESTER, Va. – Annie McCorry scored a game-high five goals in Shenandoah University’s 15-4 Old Dominion Athletic Conference lacrosse win over visiting Guilford College. The Hornets’ victory clinched the sixth and final spot in the upcoming ODAC Tournament, and ended the Quakers’ season with a 6-10 overall record (3-5 ODAC). Shenandoah (6-10, 3-5 ODAC) won …Read the Rest…


Elon WLAX Cruises Past William & Mary in Regular-Season Finale

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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – The Elon University women’s lacrosse team exploded scoring 15 unanswered goals after falling behind 3-1 early in the contest and cruised to an 18-4 victory over William & Mary in its regular-season finale on Saturday, April 29, at Martin Family Stadium. BOX SCORE With the win, the Phoenix clinches the No. 3 …Read the Rest…

High Point WLAX Earns Three Big South Year-End Awards

Posted by Press Release on April 27, 2017 at 3:00 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Seniors Samantha Brown and Christina Del Sesto and High Point University women’s lacrosse head coach Lyndsey Boswell were honored with year-end awards by the Big South Conference, as the all-conference accolades were announced Thursday (April 27). Brown was named the Big South Offensive Player of the Year, while Del Sesto was honored as the …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Birdsell Earns First CAA WLAX Weekly Award

Posted by Press Release on April 24, 2017 at 2:10 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – Melissa Birdsell of Elon University women’s lacrosse has been named the CAA’s Rookie of the Week on Monday, April 24, after having a career game over the weekend against Hofstra. In the 15-7 win on Senior Day against the Pride on Sunday, April 23, Birdsell notched her first-career hat trick in scoring …Read the Rest…