Lacrosse

Men’s lacrosse wins program’s 2nd game

Playing in its last conference matchup of its inaugural season, the Boston University men’s lacrosse team snapped a five-game losing streak Saturday, hanging on for a 9-8 victory over the College of the Holy Cross. The Terriers (2-11, 2-6 Patriot League) showcased their aggressiveness early, when freshman midfielder Sam Talkow won the opening faceoff. On the first possession, BU’s offense […]

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Women’s lacrosse victorious on Senior Day

In its final tune-up before it enters postseason play, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team celebrated Senior Day with an 11-9 victory Saturday over Bucknell University. Before the contest, the Terriers (7-9, 5-3 Patriot League) honored all of its seniors on the field, including defender Nell Burdis, midfielders Becca Church and Sydney Godett, defender Christie Hart, attack Elizabeth Morse and […]

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Men’s lacrosse to wrap up conference schedule against Holy Cross

With last weekend’s tilt against No. 1 Loyola University-Maryland behind them, the Boston University men’s lacrosse team will wrap up its conference schedule in Worcester Saturday when it faces off with The College of the Holy Cross. “It’s been great,” said BU coach Ryan Polley of the team’s first year in the conference. “We were unsure of what the league […]

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Women’s lax falls to Harvard 11–6

Women’s lax falls to Harvard 11–6

The Boston University women’s lacrosse team extended its losing streak to four games with an 11–6 loss against Harvard University in Cambridge Wednesday. Harvard (8–5) opened the scoring off the stick of sophomore Audrey Todd. Junior attack Lindsay Weiner answered back for BU with an unassisted goal less than a minute later. The Crimson then tallied three more goals off […]

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Men’s lacrosse continues struggles against ranked teams

While struggling to find its identity in its first year as a program, the Boston University men’s lacrosse team has had to endure battles with some of the nation’s premier teams. In their last three games, the Terriers (1-11, 1-6 Patriot League) have played No. 16 the U.S. Military Academy, No. 20 Harvard University and No. 1 Loyola University-Maryland. BU’s […]

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Women’s lacrosse set to make short road trip to Harvard

Women’s lacrosse set to make short road trip to Harvard

Looking to get back into the win column for the first time in two weeks, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team will head to Cambridge Wednesday night where the Terriers will face off with Harvard University. The Terriers (6-8, 4-3 Patriot League) started off their first year in the Patriot League with a good run, winning its first four games […]

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Latest Patriot League contests pose problems for women’s lacrosse

Latest Patriot League contests pose problems for women’s lacrosse

Despite early success in its new conference, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team now stands at 4-3 in Patriot League play after dropping three consecutive conference games. The Terriers (6-8, 4-3 Patriot League) first four contests against conference foes were victories. They edged American University 12-11 onMarch 8, the College of the Holy Cross 8-6 on March 19, the then-No. […]

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Men’s lacrosse falls to tough Loyola offense

Men’s lacrosse falls to tough Loyola offense

Facing the toughest opponent of its inaugural season, the Boston University men’s lacrosse team competed valiantly, but fell to No. 1/3 Loyola University-Maryland, 15-6, in Baltimore. Freshman goalkeeper Tyler Zickel made the second start of his career in place of classmate Christian Carson-Banister, who was sidelined due to injury. From the opening whistle, the Terriers (1-11, 1-6 Patriot League) proved […]

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Horka continues to excel in 2014

Though plagued with inconsistency of late, the Boston University women’s lacrosse team can rely on sophomore midfielder Jill Horka to bring her dynamic style of play to every game, even if it causes a few miscues. Horka came into BU (6-8, 4-3 Patriot League) as a highly-touted prospect and she immediately lived up to expectations as a freshman. After leading […]

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Late Loyola run sinks BU women’s lacrosse

The Boston University women’s lacrosse team welcomed No. 14 Loyola University-Maryland to Nickerson Field Saturday afternoon. The Terriers (6-8, 4-3 Patriot League) could not break out of their recent slump, as they fell to the Greyhounds (11-4, 7-0 Patriot League) by a score of 19-8. “We just didn’t show up today,” said BU coach Liz Robertshaw. “I don’t know what happened. It’s […]

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