2011 Women's Lacrosse News

September 20, 2011
Bears Recognized with 3rd-Highest GPA in the Country
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.

September 13, 2011
Six Women’s Laxers Named to 2011 IWLCA National Academic Honor Roll
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.

August 30, 2011
Women’s Lacrosse Earns 2011 IWLCA Academic Squad Honors
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.

June 22, 2011
Spring Academic All-Ivy Announced
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.

June 7, 2011
Waterman Named Second Team IWLCA Northeast All-Region
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.

May 3, 2011
Caldwell, Hudgins, McGilloway and Waterman Named 2011 All-Ivy
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.

April 27, 2011
Bears Host Yale in Season Finale Wednesday
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.

April 27, 2011
Eight Different Bears Score as Women’s Lacrosse Closes 2011 with 11-4 Win over Yale
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.

April 23, 2011
Bears Set to Host #8 Penn on Alumnae & Senior Day
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.

April 23, 2011
Bears Fall to #8 Penn, 12-5
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.

April 19, 2011
Women's Lacrosse Returns Home to Host St. Mary's Tuesday Afternoon
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.

April 19, 2011
Women’s Lacrosse Overpowers St. Mary’s, 26-6
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.

April 16, 2011
Bears Travel to Cornell Saturday for Key Ivy Match Up
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.

April 16, 2011
Bears Fall to Cornell, 14-7
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.

April 10, 2011
Bears Nearly Upset #3 Duke, Fall to Blue Devils, 13-12, in Double Overtime
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.

April 8, 2011
Harvard Erases 7-2 Deficit with 10 Goal Run en Route to 12-9 Victory over Bears
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.

April 8, 2011
Bears Host Harvard in Second Annual “Lax for Lupus” Game
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.

April 2, 2011
Brown Women’s Lacrosse Returns to Ivy Action at #18 Dartmouth
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.

April 2, 2011
#18 Dartmouth Runs Past Bears, 17-5
#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.

March 29, 2011
Bears Resume Action at #9 Stanford After Nine-Day Hiatus
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.

March 29, 2011
Bears Fall to #9 Stanford, 12-8
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.

March 23, 2011
2011 Brown Women's Lacrosse Interactive Magazine Available Now
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.

March 20, 2011
Bears to Host Bryant for Ocean State Cup
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.

March 20, 2011
Women’s Lacrosse Claims Second Straight Ocean State Cup, Defeats Bryant, 14-4
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.

March 16, 2011
Women's Lacrosse to Host Holy Cross Wednesday Afternoon
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.

March 16, 2011
Balanced Attack Leads Bears Past Holy Cross, 13-6
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.

March 12, 2011
Bears Return to Ivy Action at #17 Princeton
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.

March 12, 2011
Bears Fall to #17 Princeton, 17-5
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.

March 8, 2011
Hudgins Leads Seven Different Scorers with Six Goals, as Bears Defeat Quinnipiac, 16-11
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.

March 7, 2011
McGilloway Named Ivy League Co-Offensive Player of the Week
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.

March 5, 2011
Women's Lacrosse to Host Columbia in Ivy Opener
The Bears enter Saturday’s Ivy opening game against Columbia following a 15-8 loss to Boston University in their home opener on Tuesday afternoon. Brown and Columbia are two of six Ivy League teams to play their League opener today, as Harvard visits Cornell and Dartmouth plays at Yale.

March 5, 2011
Brown Downs Columbia 14-6
Coming off a 15-8 loss to Boston University in their home-opener, the Brown women’s lacrosse team looked to get back on the winning track and did so in style against Ivy League foe Columbia on Saturday afternoon. Junior attack Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, N.Y.) paced the Bear offense with seven points (3 g, 4 a), as Brown (2-1, 1-0) was victorious against the Lions (0-2, 0-1) 14-6.

March 1, 2011
Women's Lacrosse to Host Boston University in 2011 Home Opener Tuesday Afternoon
The Bears enter Tuesday’s home opening game against BU following a decisive, 21-8, win over Sacred Heart in their season opener on Saturday. It is Brown’s second straight non-league game before opening Ivy League play on Saturday afternoon against Columbia.

March 1, 2011
Boston University Uses 11-1 Run to Defeat Brown, 15-8
Freshman Danielle Mastro (Endicott, NY) scored her second goal of the season just 1:37 into the game to give Brown (1-1) a 1-0 lead, but Boston University (1-1) answered just 13 seconds later and then went on an 11-2 run to claim a 15-8 victory over the Bears Tuesday afternoon at the Berylson Family Fields.

February 26, 2011
Women’s Lacrosse Set to Open Season at Sacred Heart
Seventh-year head coach Keely McDonald ’00 and the Brown women’s lacrosse team will open the 2011 season this Saturday, February 26th, with an 11:30 a.m. contest at Sacred Heart. Live stats for the game will be available through SacredHeartPioneers.com. The Bears return their top four scorers from a year ago, while breaking the Brown record for goals scored in a season with 162, and will look to improve upon last year’s 7-8 record (2-5 in the Ivy League). Under the leadership of senior tri-captains Alexa Caldwell (Middletown, DE), Tori Conway (Upper Arlington, OH) and Paris Waterman (Newark, DE), the Bears are playing for a top-four finish in the Ancient Eight and a trip to the Ivy League Women’s Lacrosse Tournament.

February 26, 2011
Bears Open 2011 Season with Dominating 21-8 Win at Sacred Heart
Junior Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) and freshman Bre Hudgins (Syracuse, NY) led nine different Brown goal scorers, four of whom scored the first goals of their careers, as the Bears (1-0) opened the 2011 lacrosse season with a convincing, 21-8, win at Sacred Heart (0-1) on Saturday morning in Connecticut. Other players with multiple goals included senior Paris Waterman (Newark, DE) with three and sophomore Lindsay Minges (Rochester, NY) and freshman Grace Healy (Bellport, NY) each with two. Junior Julia Keller (Concord, MA) also had a big day, dishing out three assists.

November 12, 2010
Paris Waterman ’11 Featured in November Lacrosse Magazine
Paris Waterman is 5'3" and compactly built. Strong, but tiny. She often gets a slightly backhanded compliment from people who see her play. You play a lot bigger than you are. "Against whomever I play, I never feel small," said the Brown senior.

October 29, 2010
Women’s Lacrosse Announces 2011 Schedule
Brown University head women’s lacrosse coach Keely McDonald ’00 has announced the Bears’ schedule for the upcoming season. Highlighting the 15-game schedule are nine home contests, four of which are against teams from the Ancient Eight. In addition to the four League games, against Columbia, Harvard, Penn and Yale, Brown will also host teams from five different conferences, including the ACC (Duke), America East (BU), MPSF (St. Mary’s), Northeast (Bryant), and Patriot League (Holy Cross).

September 29, 2010
Bre Hudgins Named one of Lacrosse Magazine's "Fab Five" Freshman to Watch
Brown women's lacrosse freshman Bre Hudgins (Syracuse, NY) has been named to Lacrosse Magazine's list of five Division I Freshman to Watch, as announced on laxmagazine.com. Hudgins, an attacker/midfielder joins Notre Dame's Kaitlyn Brosco, Maryland's Brooke Griffin, Duke's Molly Quirke, and Georgetown's Hannah Franklin on the Fab Five list from the September issue.

August 27, 2010
Women's Lacrosse Adds Nine for Class of 2014
Brown University head women’s lacrosse coach Keely McDonald ’00 has announced the addition of nine talented newcomers, set to join the Bears this fall. The nine members of the Class of 2014 represent five different states with four players from New York and one each from Delaware, Illinois, New Jersey, and Ohio.

August 24, 2010
Three Bears Named to IWLCA National Academic Honor Roll
Three members of the Brown women's lacrosse team are among 151 Division I student-athletes from across the country recognized on the 2010 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 and Dartmouth were second in the Ivy League to Yale’s five with three honorees each, while Cornell, Harvard and Princeton each had two honorees.

August 19, 2010
Meg Miller Returns to Brown as Assistant Lacrosse Coach
An assistant coach for the Bears’ women’s lacrosse team from 2004-2009, Meg Miller has returned to Brown for her second stint on head coach Keely McDonald’s ’00 staff this August. After coaching fulltime from 2004-2008, Miller transitioned into a career in the business world, continuing to coach with Brown on a volunteer basis in 2009.

August 3, 2010
Jill DePetris Promoted to Top Assistant
After one season as an assistant coach with the Brown women’s lacrosse team, Jill DePetris has been promoted to the top assistant coach on the Bears’ staff, in an announcement made by head coach Keely McDonald ’00.

August 2, 2010
Waterman Selected to 2010-11 U.S. National Team
Women’s lacrosse rising senior captain Paris Waterman (Newark, DE) has been named to the 36-member 2010-11 U.S. National team, following this weekend’s final round of tryouts held at UMBC. The only current Ivy League student-athlete to make the team, Waterman is one of just three players from the Ivy League to earn a spot, joining Dartmouth alumni Colleen Olsen and Devon Wills. She is the first Brown player to be selected for the U.S. Team since Kerri Whitaker ’96 (1996-1998) and joins Suzanne Bailey ’91 (1991-1993) and Anne Marie Van Hengel ’84 (1983) as the only Brown players to ever play for the U.S. Team.

July 26, 2010
Caldwell, Conway & Waterman Named 2011 Women's Lacrosse Captains
Brown women's lacrosse head coach Keely McDonald ’00 has announced that rising seniors Alexa Caldwell (Middletown, DE), Tori Conway (Upper Arlington, OH), and Paris Waterman (Newark, DE) have been named captains for the 2011 season. All three have been valuable contributors since their arrival at Brown in the fall of 2007, and will look to lead the Bears both on and off the field.