Senior standout Steph Lazo (Stevensville, Md.) and sophomore sensation Madison Carter (Davidsonville, Md.) were both named a Tewaaraton Award nominee as one of the top 25 players in women’s college lacrosse when the list was announced Friday morning. From this group of 25, five finalists will be chosen on May 11 and have the opportunity to join their male counterparts at the 17th annual Tewaaraton Award Ceremony on Thursday, June 1 in Washington, D.C. Fifteen different schools are represented on this year’s list as Maryland and Florida lead the way with four and three representatives, respectfully. Both Carter and Lazo are first-time nominee’s joining five other Nittany Lions who hold that honor including Madison Cyr who was the lone Penn State player to be named to the top-25 list last season.
Northwestern came into this game hoping for a share of the Big Ten regular season title, but No. 1 Maryland showed no mercy in Evanston on Thursday night. For a while, No. 15 Northwestern (9-8) had hope against undefeated Maryland (17-0). The Terps mustered just one goal through the first 15 minutes and went down 2-1 after a goal from Northwestern’s Danita Stroup. It was a strong defensive start for the Wildcats, but their inability to grab a larger early lead hurt them later down the line. Maryland broke down Northwestern’s defense with four unanswered goals after the 15-minute mark. Caroline Steele scored a hat trick in two minutes and Caroline Wannen added a fourth. Suddenly, Northwestern
April 28, 2017 INDIANAPOLIS - Due to forecasted inclement weather in Indianapolis, Saturday's women's lacrosse game against Butler Women's will be moved up an hour to 11 a.m. at Varsity Field. The contest was originally scheduled for noon.