Women's Lacrosse

2019 RECORD: 6-11; GNAC 3-8 / ALL-GNAC PLAYERS: 1

Women's Lacrosse Weekly Preview: Mount Ida, Bay Path, Saint Joseph's (Me.) and Newbury

Women's Lacrosse Weekly Preview: Mount Ida, Bay Path, Saint Joseph's (Me.) and Newbury

Albertus Magnus College 
Women's Lacrosse Weekly Preview

Albertus Magnus College (0-0)
vs.
Mount Ida (2-1)
Tues., March 20 • 6 p.m. • Celentano Field • New Haven, Conn.

Albertus Magnus College (0-0)
vs.
Bay Path (0-0)
Thurs., March 22 • 6 p.m. • Celentano Field • New Haven, Conn.
 

Albertus Magnus College (0-0)
vs.
Saint Joseph's of Maine (3-0)
Sat., March 24  • 1 p.m
• Celentano Field • New Haven, Conn. 

Albertus Magnus College (0-0)
vs.
Newbury (0-2)
Sun., March 25  • 11 a.m
• Celentano Field • New Haven, Conn.

A NEW YEAR
The Albertus Magnus College women's lacrosse team opens 2018 on a high note as the Falcons host four games, including a pair of Great Northeast Athletic Conference match-ups against Mount Ida and Saint Joseph's of Maine, in the week ahead.

ALL-TIME VS. MOUNT IDA
Mount Ida holds a 4-0 advantage over Albertus Magnus in the all-time series.

LAST TIME VS. MOUNT IDA
Game (4/15/17):
Mount Ida 20 | Albertus Magnus 4 –RECAP / BOX SCORE

ALL-TIME VS. BAY PATH
Albertus Magnus leads Bay Path, 4-0, in the all-time series.

LAST TIME VS. BAY PATH
Game (3/27/17):
Albertus Magnus 25 | Bay Path 7 –RECAP / BOX SCORE

ALL-TIME VS. SAINT JOSEPH'S OF MAINE
Saint Joseph's of Maine posts a 4-0 edge over Albertus Magnus in the all-time series.

LAST TIME VS. SAINT JOSEPH'S OF MAINE
Game (4/29/17):
Saint Joseph's of Maine 15 | Albertus Magnus 2 –RECAP / BOX SCORE

ALL-TIME VS. NEWBURY
Albertus Magnus is 1-0 all-time against Newbury.

LAST TIME VS. NEWBURY
Game (3/21/17):
Albertus Magnus 21 | Newbury 2 –RECAP / BOX SCORE

IN SEASON OPENERS

  • Albertus Magnus holds a 1-3 record in season openers.
  • Last season against Newbury, the Falcons recorded its program's first season opener win.

WELCOME BACK
Albertus Magnus returns 11 student-athletes – Grace Vestro, Lexie Fenn, Aida Sarr, Korina Zelaya, Courtney Cacace, Robyn Grimshaw, Alex Chan, Kaitlin D'Agostino and Sasha Byrd – from last year's squad.

NEWCOMERS
Albertus Magnus welcomes six new student-athletes – Michele Guerrera, Alix Hughes, Katherin Martinez, Natalie Rafael, Delaney Ruiz and Victoria Torres - to the squad this season.

WOMEN'S LACROSSE PICKED 10th IN GNAC PRESEASON POLL
Link: Complete GNAC Release

The Albertus Magnus College women's lacrosse team was picked to finish 10th in the 2018 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Preseason Poll. 

The Falcons, who are coming off a 4-9 campaign a year ago, earned 26 points to finish 13-points ahead 11th-place Saint Joseph's (Conn.). Johnson & Wales received seven of a possible 11 first-place votes to take the top spot with 111 points.

LAST YEAR RECAP

  • The Albertus Magnus College women's lacrosse team finished the 2017 season with an overall record of 4-10.
  • The Falcons ended the year ninth in the GNAC with a 1-8 mark in league action.
  • The four wins were a new program record for the Falcons as the team scored victories against Newbury, Daniel Webster, Bay Path and Saint Joseph's (Conn.).

YEAR-END HONORS

  • Former Falcon Carla Tapia(Bronx, N.Y.) was named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • Tapia, a defender, lands on the sportsmanship squad for the third time in her collegiate career. She started and anchored the Albertus Magnus backline in all 13 games. Tapia caused eight turnovers and collected a career-high 17 ground balls. She also added three draw controls.

WOMEN'S LACROSSE LANDS FIVE ON GNAC ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
The Albertus Magnus College women's lacrosse team had five student-athletes – Kiana White, Fekianne Charles, Lexie Fenn, Carla Tapia and Alex Chan - be named to the 2016-17 GNAC All-Academic Team for their work inside the classroom.

UP NEXT
The Falcons return to action next week against Dean, Purchase and Simmons.