2011 Women's Lacrosse News

  • Bears Recognized with 3rd-Highest GPA in the Country
    September 20, 2011
    The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) has recognized the Brown women’s lacrosse team as one of nine schools (three each in Division I, II, and III) to have earned Merit Squad status for the 2011 season. The Bears, who came in with the third-highest GPA in Division I, were named a Merit Squad by virtue of having one of the top three team GPAs for the season, and join American and Stanford to earn the honor. Brown posted a team GPA of 3.450 and was earlier named one of 56 squads to earn Academic Squad status, while six members of the team were named to the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll. American led the way with a 3.493 GPA, while Stanford posted a 3.485.
  • Six Women’s Laxers Named to 2011 IWLCA National Academic Honor Roll
    September 13, 2011
    Six members of the Brown women’s lacrosse team are among 187 Division I student-athletes from across the country recognized on the 2011 IWLCA National Academic Honor Roll. To be eligible, student-athletes must be a member of the varsity lacrosse team, must have achieved junior or senior standing academically, and must have achieved a GPA of 3.20 or higher. Individually, Brown’s six honorees was second in the country behind Stanford (7), and was the highest in the Ivy League. Columbia was second behind Brown with four honorees, while Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, and Princeton all had two honorees.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Earns 2011 IWLCA Academic Squad Honors
    August 30, 2011
    The Brown women’s lacrosse team is one of 56 Division I women’s lacrosse teams to be named an IWLCA Academic Squad for 2011. To be eligible for recognition, programs must achieve a cumulative team GPA of 3.0 or above for the 2010-11 academic year. Brown is one of seven Ivy League programs to earn recognition this year, joining Columbia, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton and Yale.
  • Spring Academic All-Ivy Announced
    June 22, 2011
    The Ivy League announced its spring list of Academic All-Ivy honorees, with 10 Brown student-athletes being recognized. The five males and five females were each starters or key reserves on their respective varsity teams and carry a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.
  • Waterman Named Second Team IWLCA Northeast All-Region
    June 07, 2011
    Brown women's lacrosse standout Paris Waterman (Newark, DE) was one of 21 Ivy League women's lacrosse players named to the 2011 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Region Teams. A total of 136 athletes were honored as first or second team selections in the four regions, as Waterman was named Second Team Northeast after earning First Team Northeast honors a year ago.
  • Caldwell, Hudgins, McGilloway and Waterman Named 2011 All-Ivy
    May 03, 2011
    Seniors Paris Waterman (Newark, DE) and Alexa Caldwell (Middletown, DE), junior Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) and freshman Bre Hudgins (Syracuse, NY) of the Brown women’s lacrosse team have been selected to the 2011 All-Ivy women’s lacrosse team as selected by the League’s eight head coaches. Waterman was named First Team for the second straight year, while McGilloway earned a spot on the Second Team for the second year in a row. Hudgins was also a Second Team honoree, while Caldwell earned Honorable Mention accolades.
  • Bears Host Yale in Season Finale Wednesday
    April 27, 2011
    The Bears enter Wednesday’s season finale following a 12-5 loss to Penn on Saturday. The game also closes out a three-game homestand, with the Bears splitting the first two games of the stand.
  • Eight Different Bears Score as Women’s Lacrosse Closes 2011 with 11-4 Win over Yale
    April 27, 2011
    Junior Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) led nine different players with at least one point, as the Bears’ leading scorer notched five points (3g, 2a) to help lead the women’s lacrosse team (7-8, 2-5) to an 11-4 win over Yale (2-12, 0-7) on Wednesday afternoon at Stevenson Field.
  • Bears Set to Host #8 Penn on Alumnae & Senior Day
    April 23, 2011
    The Bears enter Saturday’s game against Penn following a 26-6 win over St. Mary’s on Tuesday afternoon. Currently in the midst of a three-game homestand, the Bears will close out the 2011 season at home on Wednesday against Yale.
  • Bears Fall to #8 Penn, 12-5
    April 23, 2011
    Trailing, 3-1, 18 minutes into the game #8 Penn (10-4, 6-1) called a timeout and went on a six-goal run to grab a 7-3 lead and go on to defeat the Brown women’s lacrosse team (6-8, 1-5), 12-5, on a raw and damp Saturday afternoon at Stevenson Field.
  • Women's Lacrosse Returns Home to Host St. Mary's Tuesday Afternoon
    April 19, 2011
    The Bears enter Tuesday’s game against St. Mary’s looking to snap a five-game skid, during which Brown has dropped games to three ranked teams, including a 13-12 double overtime, near-upset of #3 Duke last Sunday. Today’s game marks the start of a three-game homestand for the Bears, who will close out the season with home games against Penn and Yale.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Overpowers St. Mary’s, 26-6
    April 19, 2011
    Freshman Bre Hudgins (Syracuse, NY) led all scorers with six goals, while senior Paris Waterman (Newark, DE) and junior Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) both added five, as the Brown women’s lacrosse team (6-7) earned a 26-6 win over St. Mary’s (2-12) on Tuesday afternoon at Stevenson Field. The 26 goals breaks the previous Brown record for goals in a game (22), accomplished twice; against Holy Cross in 1986 and against New Hampshire in 1997. With 36 points, the Bears also tied the school record for points in a game, accomplished against Holy Cross in 1986.
  • Bears Travel to Cornell Saturday for Key Ivy Match Up
    April 16, 2011
    In the midst of a four-game skid, during which the Bears played three ranked opponents and dropped three games decided by four goals or less, including a double-overtime 13-12 loss to #3 Duke, Brown will look to get back in the win column on Saturday at Cornell. The game is the final road contest of the year, as the Bears close out the regular season with home games against St. Mary’s, Penn and Yale.
  • Bears Fall to Cornell, 14-7
    April 16, 2011
    The Brown women’s lacrosse team (5-7, 1-4) dropped a 14-7 decision to Cornell on Saturday afternoon. The Big Red utilized a six-goal run spanning 12 minutes during the final 6:51 of the first half and the first 5:16 of the second to break open a 4-3 game en route to the win.
  • Bears Nearly Upset #3 Duke, Fall to Blue Devils, 13-12, in Double Overtime
    April 10, 2011
    Freshman Bre Hudgins (Syracuse, NY) and sophomore Lindsey Minges (Rochester, NY) both scored four goals to lead the Brown women’s lacrosse team (5-6), which was within minutes of upsetting #3 Duke (11-2) on Sunday afternoon at Stevenson Field.
  • Harvard Erases 7-2 Deficit with 10 Goal Run en Route to 12-9 Victory over Bears
    April 08, 2011
    Danielle Tetreault led all goal scorers with five goals to lead Harvard (5-4, 3-1) to a 12-9 come-from-behind win over the Brown women’s lacrosse team (5-5, 1-3) on Friday evening at Stevenson Field.
  • Bears Host Harvard in Second Annual “Lax for Lupus” Game
    April 08, 2011
    Coming off a pair of road losses to ranked teams (12-8 to #9 Stanford and 17-5 to #18 Dartmouth), the Brown women’s lacrosse team (5-4, 1-2) returns home for the first time since March 20th to host Ivy foe Harvard in a 6:00 p.m. game on Friday. The game marks the second annual “Lax for Lupus” game, with all ticket revenue being donated to the Lupus Foundation of America, Connecticut Chapter. Tickets are $5 for adults, while Brown students (with an ID) and children under 12 will be admitted free of charge.
  • Brown Women’s Lacrosse Returns to Ivy Action at #18 Dartmouth
    April 02, 2011
    Coming off a hard-fought 12-8 loss to #9 Stanford, Brown (5-3, 1-1) plays its second straight road contest this Saturday, April 2, when it takes on #18 Dartmouth at 4:00 p.m. The game is the second in a row against a ranked team, as the Bears are in the midst of a grueling four-game stretch where they will also face Harvard and #3 Duke.
  • #18 Dartmouth Runs Past Bears, 17-5
    April 02, 2011
    #18 Dartmouth (6-2, 3-0) utilized a six-goal run in both the first and second halves to break open a 2-2 game and post a dominating 17-5 win over the Brown women’s lacrosse team (5-4, 1-2) on Saturday afternoon in New Hampshire. Brown was led by senior Paris Waterman (Newark, DE), who had three goals, one ground ball, one draw control, and one caused turnover.
  • Bears Resume Action at #9 Stanford After Nine-Day Hiatus
    March 29, 2011
    Currently riding a two-game winning streak after wins over Holy Cross and Bryant, the Brown women’s lacrosse team will face #9 Stanford (8-1) on Tuesday afternoon, March 29th, at 7:00 p.m. Eastern time in Palo Alto. The game begins a tough stretch for the 5-2 Bears, who will travel to #18 Dartmouth on Saturday and then return home for a pair of games against Harvard and #3 Duke the following weekend. Tuesday’s game against the Cardinal can be followed on Gametracker free of charge.
  • Bears Fall to #9 Stanford, 12-8
    March 29, 2011
    Ninth-ranked Stanford (9-1) broke open a 3-3 game with a four-goal stretch over a period of nine minutes in the first half and survived Brown’s (5-3) second-half come back attempt to earn a 12-8 win over the Bears on Tuesday afternoon in California. Brown was led by freshman Bre Hudgins (Syracuse, NY), who had four points (3g, 1a), while junior Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) and freshman Danielle Mastro (Endicott, NY) both tallied two goals.
  • 2011 Brown Women's Lacrosse Interactive Magazine Available Now
    March 23, 2011
    Brown Athletics launched a bold initiative to present its athletic teams in a modern, interactive mode with the release of the Women's Lacrosse Interactive Magazine, which is available for view on Brownbears.com. The interactive magazines will take the place of media guides, which will no longer be produced due to NCAA and Ivy League regulations.
  • Bears to Host Bryant for Ocean State Cup
    March 20, 2011
    The Bears enter Sunday’s game against Bryant following a 13-6 win over Holy Cross on Wednesday afternoon. Today’s game, played between Rhode Island’s only Division I women’s lacrosse teams, will pit the in-state rivals against each other for the Ocean State Cup, which will be presented to the winning team by members of RILAX immediately following the game.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Claims Second Straight Ocean State Cup, Defeats Bryant, 14-4
    March 20, 2011
    Led by senior Alexa Caldwell’s (Middletown, DE) five points (4g, 1a), the Brown women’s lacrosse team (5-2) earned its second straight Ocean State Cup victory, defeating Bryant (1-5), 14-4, on Sunday afternoon at the Berylson Family Fields. Caldwell led six different Bears with multiple points, while 10 different players tallied at least one point in the win.
  • Women's Lacrosse to Host Holy Cross Wednesday Afternoon
    March 16, 2011
    The Bears enter Wednesday’s game against Holy Cross following a 17-5 loss at #17 Princeton on Saturday. The game is the first of three straight non-league contests, as Brown hosts in-state rival Bryant on Sunday, before traveling to California to face Stanford on March 29th.
  • Balanced Attack Leads Bears Past Holy Cross, 13-6
    March 16, 2011
    Led by four different players who all tallied at least two goals, the Brown women’s lacrosse team (4-2) claimed a 13-6 win over visiting Holy Cross (1-7) on Wednesday afternoon at the Berylson Family Fields. Senior Paris Waterman (Newark, DE) led the Bears with four points (3g, 1a), while junior Julia Keller (Concord, MA) added three points (2g, 1a) and junior Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) and freshman Bre Hudgins (Syracuse, NY) both had a pair of goals.
  • Bears Return to Ivy Action at #17 Princeton
    March 12, 2011
    Following a pair of wins over Columbia (14-6) and at Quinnipiac (16-11), the Brown women’s lacrosse team (3-1, 1-0) returns to Ivy action on Saturday, March 12th, when it travels to New Jersey to face 17th-ranked Princeton (2-1, 0-0) in a 1:00 p.m. Ivy contest.
  • Bears Fall to #17 Princeton, 17-5
    March 12, 2011
    Princeton scored the game’s first goal just 2:13 in and never looked back, building a 10-0 halftime lead, as the 17th-ranked Tigers (3-1, 1-0) earned a 17-5 win over the Brown women’s lacrosse team (3-2, 1-1) on Saturday afternoon in New Jersey.
  • Hudgins Leads Seven Different Scorers with Six Goals, as Bears Defeat Quinnipiac, 16-11
    March 08, 2011
    Freshman Bre Hudgins (Syracuse, NY) led seven different goal scorers with six goals, while junior Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) had three goals and two assists and junior Julia Keller (Concord, MA) notched two goals and three assists, as the Brown women’s lacrosse team (3-1) cruised to a 16-11 win over Quinnipiac (0-3) on Tuesday afternoon at Quinnipiac’s Field Hockey and Lacrosse Turf Field.
  • McGilloway Named Ivy League Co-Offensive Player of the Week
    March 07, 2011
    Junior Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) has been named co-Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending March 6, 2011. The Bears leading scorer with 14 points on the season and nine points this week, McGilloway helped lead the Bears to a 1-1 record last week with a win over Columbia in their 2011 Ivy Opener.
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