2011-12 Women's Lacrosse News

August 28, 2012
Three Women's Laxers Named to 2012 IWLCA Academic Honor Roll
Three members of the Brown women's lacrosse team are among 173 Division I student-athletes from across the country recognized on the 2012 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. 19 student-athletes from the Ivy League were recognized in 2012, representing seven of the eight League programs.

August 21, 2012
Women’s Lacrosse Recognized with 2nd-Highest GPA in the Country
For the second consecutive year, the Brown women’s lacrosse team was recognized as having one of the top three team GPAs in the country, earning IWLCA (Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association) Merit Squad Status. Institutions were named Merit Squads by virtue of having one of the top three team GPAs for the season.

June 19, 2012
Brown Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Ivy Honors
Providence, R.I. – The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for 2012 spring Academic All-Ivy, with 10 Brown student-athletes being recognized. The five females and five males were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average.

May 2, 2012
McGilloway and Roos Named All-Ivy
Brown senior Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) and sophomore Erin Roos (Wilmette, IL) have been named Second Team All-Ivy in a vote by the eight Ivy League women’s lacrosse coaches, announced by the League Wednesday afternoon. For McGilloway, it marks her third consecutive appearance on the Second Team, while Roos earned All-Ivy honors for the first time in her career. Roos was one of only two sophomores to earn a spot on either the First or Second Team, joining Dartmouth sophomore goalie Kristen Giovanniello. The remaining 20 First and Second Team honorees were all juniors and seniors.

April 28, 2012
Bears Close Out Season at Home against #12 Cornell
The Bears will close out the 2012 season this afternoon against #12 Cornell. Brown is looking to finish the year on a strong note as it says farewell to the seven members of the Class of 2012: Nancy Baker, Anneke Baran, Natalie Cummins, Isabel Harvey, Julia Keller, Kaela McGilloway, and Margaret Polanin. Fans not in the Providence area can follow the game on live stats (free), live audio (free), or live video ($8).

April 28, 2012
#12 Cornell Defeats Women’s Lacrosse, 16-8
The Brown women’s lacrosse team (6-8, 1-6) closed out its 2012 season with a 16-8 loss to #12 Cornell (11-4, 5-2) on Saturday afternoon at Stevenson Field. The Bears went ahead, 1-0, in the opening 29 seconds, but Cornell scored nine of the next 10 goals to take a 9-2 lead, and never looked back en route to the victory. Brown was led by freshman Alexandra Crerend (New Canaan, CT), who had three goals, while senior Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) had two goals and an assist.

April 21, 2012
Bears Fall to Penn, 15-6
The Brown women’s lacrosse team (6-7, 1-5) fell behind, 11-2, to Penn (7-5, 5-1) and couldn’t recover, dropping a 15-6 decision to the Quakers on Saturday at Franklin Field. Trailing, 9-2, at the half and then 11-2 just 3:35 after the break, Brown scored three goals to cut the deficit to 11-5. However, the Bears could get no closer than six goals, 12-6, as Penn scored three goals in the final 4:39 to account for the 15-6 final.

April 21, 2012
Women’s Lacrosse Plays at Penn Saturday
The Brown women’s lacrosse team (6-6, 1-4) travels to Penn on Saturday, April 21st, to face the Quakers in a 1:00 p.m. Ivy League contest. The game will pit Brown freshman Abby Bunting (Wellesley, MA) against her older sister, Caroline, who is a junior at Penn. The game is also the final away contest for the Bears, who close the 2012 season next Saturday, April 28th, at home against Cornell.

April 18, 2012
Yale Outscores Bears, 7-2, in Final 30 Minutes to Post 9-6 Victory
The Brown women’s lacrosse team (6-6, 1-4) scored five of the game’s first seven goals, building a 5-2 lead just 1:37 into the second half on a goal by sophomore Bre Hudgins (Syracuse, NY). However, the Yale defense, sparked by a 12-save effort from goalie Erin McMullan, held down the fort for the majority of the remaining 28 minutes, allowing the Bulldogs to come back for a 9-6 win over the Bears on Wednesday afternoon at Reese Stadium.

April 18, 2012
Women’s Lacrosse Begins Three-Game League Stretch Wednesday at Yale
The Brown women’s lacrosse team (6-5, 1-3) travels to Yale on Wednesday, April 18th, to face the Bulldogs in a 4:00 p.m. Ivy League contest. The game begins a three-game stretch against teams from the Ancient Eight, as the Bears will close out the 2012 regular season at Penn and at home against Cornell.

April 14, 2012
Women’s Lacrosse Runs Past Sacred Heart, 15-5
The Brown women’s lacrosse team (6-5) utilized a 10-0 run during a 12-minute stretch in the first half to break open a 2-2 game and cruise to a 15-5 win over visiting Sacred Heart (6-8) on Saturday evening at the Berylson Family Fields. The Bears were led by freshman Alexandra Crerend’s (New Canaan, CT) four goals, while senior Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) had three goals and two assists.

April 14, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Returns Home to Host Sacred Heart
The Bears will close out the non-league portion of their 2012 schedule this evening against Sacred Heart. It is also one of two remaining home games for the 2012 season, as Brown’s final home contest is Saturday, April 28th, against Cornell.

April 7, 2012
Women’s Lacrosse Falls to Harvard, 16-8
The Harvard women’s lacrosse team (5-6, 2-2) scored the game’s first four goals in the opening 10 minutes and went on to build an 8-3 lead at the half en route to a 16-8 victory over the Brown women’s lacrosse team (5-5, 1-3) on Saturday afternoon. Freshman Alexandra Crerend (New Canaan, CT) led Brown with three goals, while sophomore Bre Hudgins (Syracuse, NY) and senior Julia Keller (Concord, MA) each had three points.

April 7, 2012
Bears to Face Harvard Saturday in Cambridge
The Brown women’s lacrosse team (5-4, 1-2) will look to rebound from a 14-8 loss to #11 Dartmouth when it travels to Cambridge, MA to face Harvard in a 1:00 p.m. game on Saturday. The game will be streamed on video and live stats will also be available.

March 31, 2012
Bears Resume Ivy League Action Saturday against Dartmouth
After four straight non-league contests, during which Brown posted a 3-1 record, the Bears resume Ivy League play this weekend against Dartmouth. It is the first of two straight games against the Ancient Eight, as Brown travels up I95 next weekend to meet Harvard.

March 31, 2012
Bears Come Back Falls Short in 14-8 Loss to #11 Dartmouth
Trailing, 8-4, at the start of the second half and then 10-5 six minutes after the break, the Brown women’s lacrosse team (5-4, 1-2) utilized a three-goal run during a stretch of four minutes to come to within a pair of goals, 10-8, against the 11th-ranked Big Green. However, Dartmouth (7-1, 3-0) would score four straight goals during the final eight minutes of play to come away with a 14-8 victory over the Bears at the Berylson Family Fields. Freshman Alexandra Crerend (New Canaan, CT) led Brown with three goals, while seniors Julia Keller (Concord, MA) and Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) both had a goal and an assist.

March 27, 2012
McGilloway Named Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week
Brown senior Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) was named Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending March 25th. McGilloway was instrumental in helping to lead Brown to a 2-0 week, posting 13 points (5g, 8a) in the Bears’ wins over Bryant, 17-7, and Stanford, 14-9.

March 25, 2012
Brown Runs Past Stanford, 14-9
On the strength of seven different goal scorers, including four with at least two goals, the Brown women’s lacrosse team (5-3) won its third straight game, a 14-9 decision over visiting Stanford (2-5) on Sunday afternoon at the Berylson Family Fields. Senior Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) led all players with six points, scoring her 100th career goal and assisting five others, while senior Julia Keller (Concord, MA), sophomore Danielle Mastro (Endicott, NY), and freshman Alexandra Crerend (New Canaan, CT) all scored three goals.

March 25, 2012
Brown Returns Home to Host Stanford
Brown closes out a four-game non-league stretch this afternoon against Stanford. The Bears are 2-1 in the first three games of the set, falling to Holy Cross, 11-10, before beating Quinnipiac (20-15) and Bryant (17-7).

March 20, 2012
Women's Lacrosse to Face Instate Rival Bryant for Third Annual Ocean State Cup Tuesday Night
The Bears enter Tuesday's game at instate rival Bryant following a 20-15 win over Quinnipiac on Sunday. In the midst of four straight non-league games, the Bears will battle the Bulldogs in the Third Annual Ocean State Cup game, slated to begin at 7:00 p.m. Brown closes the four-game non-league stretch on Sunday, March 25th, at home against Stanford.

March 20, 2012
Bears Retain Ocean State Cup with 17-7 Win over Bryant
Senior Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) led 11 different goal scorers with four goals and three assists to help the Brown women’s lacrosse team (4-3) defeat in state rival Bryant (1-6), 17-7, in the third annual battle for the Ocean State Cup. In addition to McGilloway’s seven points, her second consecutive seven-point game, the Bears also received multiple-point outings from freshman Alexandra Crerend (New Canaan, CT), and sophomores Bre Hudgins (Syracuse, NY) and Danielle Mastro (Endicott, NY), who all had two goals and an assist.

March 18, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Returns Home to Host Quinnipiac
In the midst of a four-game non-league stretch, the Bears enter Sunday’s game against Quinnipiac following an 11-10 defeat at Holy Cross on Tuesday afternoon. Today’s game also marks the middle contest of a stretch of three games in a week, as the Bears play at Bryant on Tuesday night in the third annual Ocean State Cup game.

March 18, 2012
Brown Outscores Quinnipiac, 20-15
Senior Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) and sophomore Bre Hudgins (Syracuse, NY) scored four goals each to lead Brown to a 20-15 non-league lacrosse win over Quinnipiac Sunday afternoon at Berylson Family Fields. The win evens Brown’s record at 3-3, while Quinnipiac falls to 1-3 overall.

March 13, 2012
Bears Travel to Holy Cross for First of Four Straight Non-League Games
The Bears enter Tuesday's game at Holy Cross following an 18-8 loss to #14 Princeton on Saturday. Brown freshman Julia Carrellas (Middletown, RI) will faceoff against her older sister, Maddie Carrellas, who is a junior on the Holy Cross team. The game is the first of four straight non-league contests, as Brown hosts Quinnipiac on Sunday, March 18th, before facing Bryant on Tuesday March 20th in the Third Annual Ocean State Cup Game, and then hosting Stanford on March 25th.

March 13, 2012
Holy Cross Hands Brown Second Straight Loss
Holy Cross (3-4) utilized an eight goal run to erase an early, 5-1, deficit, and hand the Brown women’s lacrosse team (2-3) an 11-10 loss in a non-league game on Tuesday afternoon in Worcester. Trailing, 9-7, early in the second half, the Bears mounted a comeback attempt, but could never get any closer than a goal, and the Crusaders were able to hold on for the victory. Brown was led by senior Julia Keller (Concord, MA), who had three goals, including one with 42 seconds left to bring the Bears to within 11-10.

March 10, 2012
Bears Host #14 Princeton in 2012 Home Opener
The Bears enter Saturday’s home opener against #14 Princeton following a 2-0 weekend in New York, in which theBrown defeated Columbia, 14-10, and Manhattan, 9-2.

March 10, 2012
Bears Fall to #14 Princeton, 18-8, in Home Opener
Princeton (2-2, 1-0) opened the game with six straight goals in the first 12:28 and never looked back, stretching its lead to 9-1 late in the first half, en route to an 18-8 victory over the Brown women’s lacrosse team (2-2, 1-1) on Saturday afternoon at the Berylson Family Fields.

March 4, 2012
Bears Win Second Straight, Defeat Manhattan, 9-2
Senior Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) and sophomore Bre Hudgsins (Syracuse, NY) led five different goal scorers, as the Brown women’s lacrosse team (2-1) won its second game in a row, a 9-2 decision over Manhattan (2-3). McGilloway scored three goals and added an assist, while Hudgins tallied two goals and assisted a third. Sophomore Grace Healy (Bellport, NY) also scored twice in the win.

March 3, 2012
Bears Travel to New York for Ivy Opener at Columbia
Coming off a 16-3 season-opening loss to #14 Ohio State, the Brown women’s lacrosse team (0-1) opens its 2012 Ivy campaign on Saturday with a 1:00 p.m. contest at Columbia. The Bears will remain in New York until Sunday, as they face Manhattan at 1:00 on March 4th. Brown and Columbia are two of six Ivy League teams to play their League opener on Saturday, as Yale plays at Dartmouth and Cornell plays at Harvard.

March 3, 2012
Bears Win Ivy Opener, 14-10, at Columbia
Senior Kaela McGilloway (Sea Cliff, NY) led Brown with three goals and two assists to help the Bears (1-1, 1-0) post their first win of the season, a 14-10 victory over Columbia (1-2, 0-1) in the Ivy opener for both squads. Sophomore Danielle Mastro (Endicott, NY) also scored three goals and had an assist, while freshman Abby Bunting (Wellesley, MA) and junior Lindsay Minges (Rochester, NY) both scored twice.

February 25, 2012
Women's Lacrosse to Open Season at #18 Ohio State
Eighth-year head coach Keely McDonald '00 and the Brown women's lacrosse team will open the 2012 season this Saturday, February 25th, with an 11:00 a.m. contest at #18 Ohio State (4-0). Live stats and live video for the game will be available through ohiostatebuckeyes.com.

February 25, 2012
Bears Fall to #14 Ohio State, 16-3, in 2012 Season Opener
14th-ranked Ohio State (5-0) earned a 16-3 win over the Brown women’s lacrosse team (0-1) on Saturday afternoon in the season opener for the Bears. Brown held an early lead, but the Buckeyes went on to score 12 straight goals to take control of the game.

October 30, 2011
New England Cup Rescheduled for November 11
New England’s Top Small Sided Tournament has been RESCHEDULED! For the past two years, the tournament, held at Brown University, has SOLD OUT with over 500 participants! For all of you who could not sign up for our first date, lucky for you our tournament has been rescheduled due to weather conditions for Veterans Day, Friday November 11th from 8am-1pm.

October 30, 2011
Brown's 5v5 New England Cup Cancelled
The New England Cup 5v5 Tournament, sponsored by the Brown women's lacrosse team and scheduled for Sunday, October 30th, has been cancelled due to weather. A notice will be posted if and when the event gets rescheduled.

September 29, 2011
Women's Lacrosse Welcomes 13 Newcomers for 2011-2012 Season
Brown University head women's lacrosse coach Keely McDonald '00 has announced the addition of 13 talented newcomers, set to join the Bears this fall. The 12 members of the Class of 2015 and one member of the Class of 2012, nine of whom were high school All-Americans, represent nine different states with three players from California and two each from Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Also represented are Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Virginia.