The NECC announced its 2018 Women’s Lacrosse All-Conference teams and major award winners on Tuesday morning. The awards were voted on by the conference’s eight coaches following the conclusion of the regular season. Seven of the eight conference schools are represented on the all-conference teams, with Wheelock College and Elms College leading the way with seven and six honorees, respectively.
Wildcats senior Kaylee Herring (Worcester, Vt.) and freshman Samantha Rubacha (Feeding Hills, Mass.) each scored a hat trick, as Bay Path held off the late charge of the Newbury Nighthawks with an 11-10 win on Tuesday evening in the New England Collegiate Conference Quarterfinals from Ryan Field.
In only their second season, the Nighthawks women's lacrosse program qualified for the New England Collegiate Conference playoffs for the first time in program history. Voted seventh in the preseason, the Nighthawks used a 3-4 NECC season to finish tied-fourth in the conference standings with Bay Path and Mitchell.
Nighthawks freshman Sophia Kiasi (Yorba Linda, Calif.) scored a game-high five goals, helping provide just enough offense, as the Newbury Nighthawks defeated the Becker Hawks xx-xx on Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field in New England Collegiate Conference play.
Wildcats junior Colleen Macdonald (Sandwich, Mass.) scored a game-high seven goals and added five caused turnovers as the Wheelock Wildcats defeated the Newbury Nighthawks 24-2 on Tuesday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference play.
Nighthawks freshman Sophia Kiasi (Yorba Linda, Calif.) continued to shine in April and has been named the New England Collegiate Conference Player and Rookie of the Week for the week ending on April 22, as announced by the NECC Office on Monday.
Elms sophomore Haley Richard (Monson, Mass.) scored a game-high six goals, including five in the first half, leading the Blazers to a 19-5 Senior Day win over the Newbury Nighthawks on Saturday afternoon at Leary Field in New England Collegiate Conference play.
Blue Jays senior Danielle Bazzano (South Windsor, Conn.) scored four goals, including the eventual game-winner as the University of St. Joseph Conn. defeated the Newbury Nighthawks 9-8 on Thursday afternoon at Hormel Stadium in non-conference play.
The Nighthawks freshmen trio of Venezia Delgadillo (Sharon, Mass.), Sophia Kiasi (Yorba Linda, Calif.), and Hannah Gorham (Lyman, Maine) combined for all 16 Nighthawks goals, leading the Nighthawks to a 16-12 comeback win over the Mitchell Mariners on Wednesday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference play.
Wildcats senior Kaylee Herring (Worcester, Vt.) scored a game-high seven goals and added two assists, leading Bay Path University to a 16-11 win over the Newbury Nighthawks on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference play.
The Newbury Nighthawks women's lacrosse program picked up their first win in team history, shutting out the Dean Bulldogs 21-0 on Saturday afternoon from Hormel Stadium in New England Collegiate Conference play.
Mountaineers freshman Alex Safford (Burnt Hills, N.Y.) scored a career-high nine goals as the Southern Vermont Mountaineers earned their first win of the season, defeating the Newbury Nighthawks 17-7 on Monday afternoon at Hormel Stadium in New England Collegiate Conference play.
Behind a six-point performance from sophomore Courtney Cacace (Brookfield, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College women's lacrosse team defeated Newbury College, 14-2, in non-conference action Sunday afternoon at Celentano Field.
Buccaneers senior Stephanie Hunt scored four free possession shots in the first 12 minutes of the game and the Massachusetts Maritime Academy women's lacrosse team won 14-1 over Newbury College (0-3) on Friday night at Clean Harbors Field. The Buccaneers improved to 2-2 in the win, in which six different players netted goals in the victory.
Colonels sophomore Leona Stevens (Kingston, Mass.) scored a game-high four goals while freshman Katie Parker (Branford, Conn.) added a hat trick as the Curry Colonels defeated the Newbury Nighthawks 22-1 on Tuesday evening in non-conference play at Walter M. Katz Field.
Hornets seniors Mikayla Hodge (Newbury, Vt.) and Taylor Cavaliero (Somers, N.Y.) each scored five goals on the afternoon as the Lyndon State Hornets defeated the Newbury Nighthawks on Thursday at Victory Field on Opening Day for both teams.
Heading into their second season in program history, the Nighthawks were voted tied-seventh in the New England Collegiate Conference Preseason Coaches Poll as determined by the NECC Coaches and announced by the NECC Office on Friday morning.