2017 Women's Lacrosse News

  • Golden Bears Fall to Salve Regina in Regular Season Finale, 9-8
    April 25, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 25, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s lacrosse team fell to Salve Regina University, 9-8, in the regular season finale for both teams on Tuesday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Western New England Uses Balanced Offensive Effort to Take Down Wentworth, 20-6
    April 22, 2017
    BOSTON, Mass. (April 22, 2017) – Led by a balanced offensive performance that featured nine multi-point performers, the Western New England University women’s lacrosse team built a 14-3 first half lead and cruised to a 20-6 victory over the Wentworth Institute of Technology on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Sweeney Field.
  • Nicole Poli ’11 Drafted by Boston Storm of United Women’s Lacrosse League
    April 21, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 21, 2017) – Nicole Poli, a defender with the Western New England University women’s lacrosse team from 2008-11 and a 2016 Downes Athletics Hall of Fame inductee, was drafted by the Boston Storm of the United Women’s Lacrosse League (UWLX) on Monday.
  • Roger Williams Surges Past Western New England in Second Half, 15-4
    April 19, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 19, 2017) – The Roger Williams University women’s lacrosse team scored 13 unanswered goals in the second half on its way to a 15-4 victory over Western New England University on Wednesday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • WestConn Tops Western New England With Late Goal, 16-15
    April 13, 2017
    DANBURY, Conn. (April 13, 2017) – The Western Connecticut State University women’s lacrosse team outscored Western New England University 4-1 over the final eight minutes of regulation to earn a 16-15 victory on Thursday evening in non-conference action at the Western Athletic Complex.
  • Golden Bears Cruise to 19-9 Victory at Nichols
    April 11, 2017
    DUDLEY, Mass. (April 11, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s lacrosse team opened up a 9-1 first half lead and didn’t look back on its way to a 19-9 victory over Nichols College on Tuesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Vendetti Field.
  • Western New England Falls to Endicott on Senior Day, 18-4
    April 08, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 8, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s lacrosse team fell to Endicott College, 18-4, on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Fast Start, Strong Finish Help Golden Bears Register 11-7 Win at Curry
    April 05, 2017
    MILTON, Mass. (April 5, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s lacrosse team used a strong first half performance to earn an 11-7 victory over Curry College on Wednesday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) play at Walter M. Katz Field.
  • Nor’easters Edge Golden Bears in Overtime, 14-13
    April 02, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 2, 2017) – The University of New England women’s lacrosse team scored the game-tying goal with 38 seconds remaining in regulation before going on to register a 14-13 victory over Western New England University in overtime on Sunday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) play at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Golden Bears Score Six Unanswered Goals to Earn 8-7 Comeback Victory at Bridgewater State
    March 30, 2017
    BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (March 30, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s lacrosse team overcame 7-2 second half deficit with six unanswered goals on its way to an 8-7 victory over Bridgewater State University on Thursday evening in non-conference action at Swenson Field.
  • Western New England Drops CCC Opener at Gordon, 12-10
    March 28, 2017
    WENHAM, Mass. (March 28, 2017) – Junior Rachel Canning (Lincoln Park, N.J.) registered a career-high six points, but the Western New England University women’s lacrosse team dropped its Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) opener to Gordon College on Tuesday afternoon at the Brigham Athletic Complex.
  • Mount Holyoke Rallies Late to Earn 14-13 Victory Over Western New England
    March 22, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 22, 2017) – The Mount Holyoke College women’s lacrosse team rallied from a three-goal deficit over the final ten minutes of regulation to earn a 14-13 victory over Western New England University this afternoon in a back-and-forth, non-conference contest at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Nazareth Uses Big First Half To Top Western New England, 17-7
    March 16, 2017
    CLERMONT, Fla. (March 16, 2017) – The Nazareth College women’s lacrosse team opened up a 10-2 halftime lead on its way to a 17-7 victory over Western New England University this afternoon in non-conference action at the National Training Center.
  • Golden Bears Open Florida Trip with 13-8 Loss to Rowan
    March 14, 2017
    CLERMONT, Fla. (March 14, 2017) – The Rowan University women’s lacrosse team opened the second half with four straight goals on its way to a 13-8 victory over Western New England University this morning in non-conference action at the National Training Center.
  • Western New England Holds Off Castleton for 9-8 Victory
    March 07, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 7, 2017) – Junior midfielder Lauren Hurley (St. James, N.Y.) scored the go-ahead goal with 4:01 remaining and junior goalie Shannon McFadden (West Islip, N.Y.) saved a free position shot in the closing seconds as the Western New England University women’s lacrosse team earned a 9-8 victory over Castleton University this evening in non-conference action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Western New England Falls to Westfield State in Home Opener, 8-4
    March 05, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 5, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s lacrosse team was unable to overcome a 5-1 halftime deficit as the Golden Bears dropped an 8-4 decision to Westfield State University this afternoon in non-conference action at Golden Bear Stadium.
  • Western New England Picks Up First Win of 2017 Season With 13-8 Victory at Smith
    March 01, 2017
    NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (March 1, 2017) – The Western New England University women’s lacrosse team picked up its first win of the 2017 season with a 13-8 victory over Smith College this evening in non-conference action at Smith’s Turf Field.
  • First Half Runs Fuel Springfield’s 16-10 Win Over Western New England in 2017 Season Opener
    February 25, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 25, 2017) – The Springfield College women’s lacrosse team used a pair of 4-0 first half runs to open up a five-goal halftime lead on its way to an eventual 16-10 victory over crosstown rival Western New England University this afternoon in the season opener for both teams at Stagg Field.
  • Western New England Picked Third in CCC Preseason Coaches Poll
    February 21, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 21, 2017) - The Western New England University women's lacrosse team has been selected third in the 2017 Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Preseason Coaches Poll, which was released today by the league office.
  • Western New England Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Class
    July 08, 2016
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (July 8, 2016) – Western New England University has announced its 2016 Downes Athletic Hall of Fame class, the 18th in school history.