Just three days following its dominating 16-0 blowout against Neumann University, the College hit its first stumbling block of the season when it suffered a 12-10 loss against Haverford College on Feb. 26.
One season past the Lions’ 13-9 loss in the semifinal round of the NCAA Division III Tournament, the team is looking to advance to the final round in 2019. For the third year in a row, the College began its journey with a blowout win at home against Neumann University on Saturday, Feb. 23.
After two successive victories against Stockton and Kean Universities, the nationally top-ranked Lions captured their eighth consecutive perfect conference season, finishing top seed in the New Jersey Athletic Conference.
The women’s lacrosse team faced two ranked opponents at Lions Stadium this week. On March 27, the Lions defeated Middlebury College, 10-6. The following Thursday, March 29, the team endured a 9-5 loss against Gettysburg College.
While prospective students, families and ambassadors roamed around campus on Saturday, March 24, it was just a routine day for the College’s lacrosse team — bombarding opponents with goal after goal, check. Picking up clean sheets, check. Staying on top of national rankings, check. Fulfilling another milestone for Head Coach Sharon Pfluger, check.
On Saturday, the Lions bulldozed through The College at Brockport, SUNY, 16-0, as Pfluger became the first NCAA women’s lacrosse coach to win 500 matches after the team’s earlier win against Ursinus College, 15-6, on March 20 at Lions Stadium
Lacrosse pounces on Cabrini and Dickinson, outlasted by Wesleyan
The College’s lacrosse team endured its first loss of the season on the road against Wesleyan University, 7-6 on March 14. Earlier, on March 6, the Lions thrashed Cabrini University at Lions Stadium, 19-1 and rolled past Dickinson College,15-2, in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, on March 10.
Sophomore attacker Olivia Cleale was named the New Jersey Athletic Conference offensive player of the week for scoring four goals and recording six assists against Cabrini University the week of March 12.