Lacrosse

BU looking to build on past success

BU looking to build on past success

The Boston University women’s lacrosse team looks to build on its success from the 2013 season as it opens up regular season play Wednesday against the No. 12/14 University of Massachusetts-Amherst on Nickerson Field at 3 p.m. BU went 11–6 overall and 6–0 in America East play last season, and went into the America East tournament as the top seed. […]

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Etrasco goes nat’l.

Etrasco goes nat’l.

After a junior season where she earned a spot as an Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association All-American, Boston University women’s lacrosse senior attack Danielle Etrasco earned a spot on the 2013 United States Women’s National Lacrosse Team Tuesday. Etrasco, who made the team after the Champion Challenge Weekend at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Buena Vista, Fla., […]

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Etrasco makes U.S. National Training Team

U.S. Lacrosse announced on Tuesday afternoon that senior Danielle Etrasco of the Boston University women’s lacrosse team was one of 25 players named to the U.S. Women’s National Training Team roster. The team is comprised of members of the 38-player 2012–14 U.S. Women’s National Team. BU coach Liz Robertshaw praised Etrasco’s opportunistic attitude. “She worked hard to get this,” Robertshaw […]

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Women’s lacrosse to kick off fall season play with Beanpot

The Boston University women’s lacrosse team will play its first game of the fall at the Beanpot Tournament in Cambridge on Sunday. The local tournament kicks off a fall exhibition schedule of three tournaments and an alumni game. The tournament has grown in recent years, and many talented teams from the area, including Colgate University, Harvard University, 2012 national runners-up […]

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BU names Polley first men’s lacrosse coach

Boston University Athletic Director Mike Lynch picked the head coach of the university’s inaugural men’s lacrosse team on Wednesday, selecting former Yale assistant coach Ryan Polley for the position. Polley has served as Yale’s defensive coordinator for the past two seasons and served as an assistant for four years before that. In 2012, he coached the Yale defense that ranked […]

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Lacrosse upset by Albany in America East semifinals

The Boston University women’s lacrosse team’s season came to a surprising end Thursday afternoon when the Terriers fell 15-9 to the University at Albany in the America East semifinals at Nickerson Field. Albany only won three more draw controls than the Terriers, but built slow possessions when it took control of the ball, content to pass it from Great Dane […]

BU preps for conference tournament

The Boston University lacrosse team will open the America East Tournament on Thursday afternoon at Nickerson Field when they host the University at Albany. The Terriers (11-6, 5-0 America East) enter the postseason with a perfect record against conference opponents and wins in 10 of their last 11 games. BU completed the perfect regular conference season on Saturday at Binghamton, […]

Three Terriers take home weekly America East honors after leading their teams

After having one of the best games of her career over the weekend, junior attack Danielle Etrasco of the Boston University lacrosse team was named the America East Player of the Week on Monday. Etrasco, who is second in America East in both goals and points with 55 and 21, respectively, matched a career high during BU’s game against Binghamton […]

Lacrosse finishes regular season with perfect record in America East conference

Lacrosse finishes regular season with perfect record in America East conference

Entering Saturday’s game against Binghamton University, a perfect record against America East opponents was on the line for the Boston University lacrosse team, and with an 18-16 win over the Bearcats, the Terriers reached their goal and remained flawless in their conference. “I’m excited for the players,” said BU coach Liz Robertshaw. “They worked really hard this season to go […]

Lacrosse heads into final regular-season contest

One game remains on the Boston University lacrosse team’s regular season and conference schedule, and it will be played this weekend when the Terriers face Binghamton University on Saturday afternoon in upstate New York. The Terriers and Bearcats have been on opposite ends of the winning spectrum over the past month, with the former hitting its stride and the latter […]