2012 Women's Lacrosse Headlines
May 21, 2012
Annalise Penikis Named to 2012 IWLCA All-Metro Region First Team
GRAND LAKE, Colo. - Junior Annalise Penikis of the Swarthmore College women's lacrosse team has been named to the 2012 IWLCA All-Metro Region First Team, the organization announced over the weekend.
May 1, 2012
Penikis, Murphy Named First-Team All-Centennial; Borbee Named Coach of the Year
LANCASTER, Pa. - Junior Annalise Penikis and sophomore Caroline Murphy of the Swarthmore College women's lacrosse team have been named to the All-Centennial Conference First Team while head coach Karen Borbee has been selected as Coach of the Year, the conference announced on Tuesday afternoon.
April 28, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Ousted from Centennial Conference Playoffs by No. 1 Gettysburg, 18-6
GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Despite only being down by four goals at the half, the Swarthmore women's lacrosse team (12-6) fell to the defending national champion Gettysburg Bullets (16-1) on a cloudy Saturday afternoon in Gettysburg.
April 27, 2012
Playoff Preview: Women's Lax Takes on Defending National Champion Gettysburg in Centennial Semifinals
GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Fresh off its 11-10 upset victory over No. 4 seed Ursinus in the first round of the Centennial Conference playoffs, the Swarthmore women's lacrosse team will head to Gettysburg on Saturday looking to keep its playoff run alive against the top seeded Bullets.
April 25, 2012
Playoff Preview: Women's Lax Takes on Ursinus in Centennial Opening Round
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. - The Swarthmore College women's lacrosse team's first appearance in the Centennial Conference playoffs in six seasons will take place on Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. in Collegeville against the Ursinus Bears in opening round action.
April 25, 2012
Women's Lax Upsets Ursinus 11-10 in Centennial Conference Playoff Opening Round Game; Will Face Defending Champion Gettysburg in Semifinals
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. - Led by an outstanding five-goal, two-assist performance from All-America candidate Annalise Penikis, the No. 5 seed Swarthmore College women's lacrosse team (12-5) held off a furious second-half rally from homestanding No. 4 seed Ursinus (9-8) and defeated the Bears 11-10 on Wednesday evening in the Opening Round of the Centennial Conference Women's Lacrosse Playoffs from Patterson Field.
April 21, 2012
Playoff Bound! Women's Lacrosse Reaches Postseason With 11-8 Win Over Rival Haverford, 11-8
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - In a statement 11-8 victory over the Haverford Fords (6-10, 4-5 CC), the Swarthmore women's lacrosse team (11-5, 5-4 CC) qualified for the playoffs for the first time since 2006 on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Swan Field.
April 20, 2012
Swat Spotlight: Annalise Penikis of Women's Lacrosse Team Profiled by LaxMagazine.com
BALTIMORE - Junior Annalise Penikis' spectacular season and the success of Swarthmore College women's lacrosse team is the subject of a feature story on LaxMagazine.com, the online for Lacrosse Magazine.
April 17, 2012
Washington College Holds Off Women's Lax, 9-6
CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Despite a valiant comeback attempt in the second half spurred by four goals from junior Annalise Penikis, the Swarthmore College women's lacrosse team (10-5, 4-4 CC) was defeated by the Washington College Shorewomen (9-5, 5-3 CC) by a score of 9-6 on Tuesday evening in Chestertown.
April 16, 2012
Annalise Penikis Named Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week
LANCASTER, Pa. - Junior Annalise Penikis of the Swarthmore College women's lacrosse team has been named the Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday afternoon.
April 14, 2012
Seniors Shine in Final Home Game as Women's Lacrosse Dominates Dickinson, 15-9
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - Seniors Marie Mutryn and Annelise Mowry stole the show on senior day combining for seven goals to lead the Swarthmore women's lacrosse team (10-4, 4-3 CC) to a dominant 15-9 victory over the Dickinson Red Devils (6-8, 3-4 CC) at Clothier Field on Saturday. Mutryn led the Garnet with four goals, two assists and four ground balls while Mowry scored a hat trick.
April 11, 2012
Penikis Nets Game Winner in Waning Seconds as Women's Lacrosse Edges Muhlenberg, 15-14
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - In an absolute must-win game for the Swarthmore College women's lacrosse team, junior Annalise Penikis would not be denied in the final minutes of play, scoring three goals in the final 2:39 of regulation, including the unassisted game-winner with :02 seconds left to play to Garnet (9-4, 3-3) a 15-14 victory over Muhlenberg on Wednesday afternoon.
April 7, 2012
No. 8 Franklin & Marshall Outlasts Women's Lax, 17-10
LANCASTER, Pa. - A game effort from the Swarthmore College women's lacrosse team (8-4, 2-3) fell just short, as homestanding No. 8 Franklin & Marshall broke open a close game late, defeating the Garnet 17-10 on Saturday afternoon at Tylus Field.
April 3, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Slays the Knights 18-7; Penikis Nets 100th Goal
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - The Swarthmore women's lacrosse team (8-3, 2-2 CC) rattled off 10 goals in the first 19 minutes on play, including junior Annalise Penikis' 100th career Swarthmore goal in the 58 seconds in, en route to an 18-7 clubbing of the Neumann Knights (7-3, 3-1 CSAC) on Tuesday night.
March 31, 2012
No. 1 Gettysburg Proves Too Much for Women's Lax, 16-8
GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Led by a six-goal performance from sophomore Loren Pruitt, the No. 1 Gettysburg Bullets (8-1, 4-0 CC) defeated the Swarthmore women's lacrosse team by score of 16-8 on Saturday afternoon from the Battlefield.
March 29, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Powers Past the Mighty Macs, 19-3
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - The Swarthmore women's lacrosse team (7-2) continued their offensive romp with a 19-3 victory over the Immaculata Might Macs (1-7) on Thursday evening at the Draper Walsh Stadium.
March 27, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Picks Up Crucial Conference Victory Over McDaniel, 13-12
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - After heading into the half 6-6, the Swarthmore women's lacrosse team (6-2, 2-1 CC) pulled off a thrilling victory, edging the McDaniel Green Terror (4-5, 1-2) by a score of 13-12 on a chilly evening at Clothier Field.
March 24, 2012
Eleven Score for Women's Lax in 24-8 Romp Over Bryn Mawr
BRYN MAWR, Pa. - In one of the best offensive performances in program history, the Swarthmore College women's lacrosse team (5-2, 1-1 CC) used 11 different goal scorers to handily defeat Bryn Mawr (2-4, 0-3 CC) by a score of 24-8 on a cloudy Saturday afternoon on the Main Line.
March 21, 2012
Women's Lax Pulls Away From Cabrini, 16-12
RADNOR, Pa. - Tied 7-7 at the half, the Swarthmore College women's lacrosse team (4-2) scored the first four goals of the second half against homestanding Cabrini and never looked back, pulling away for a 16-12 road victory on Wednesday evening.
March 17, 2012
Ursinus Too Much for Women's Lacrosse, 16-9
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. - In its Centennial Conference opener, the Swarthmore College women's lacrosse team (3-2, 0-1 CC) got five goals from junior Annalise Penikis but was defeated by the Ursinus Bears (4-1, 1-0 CC) by a score of 16-9 on Saturday afternoon.
March 15, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Pummels the Widener Pride in 320 Showdown, 18-9
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - The Swarthmore women's lacrosse team (3-1) continued its offensive dominance with an 18-9 victory over 320 Challenge rival Widener (2-2) on a blustery evening at Clothier Field. Junior Annalise Penikis led the offensive charge with five goals and two assists. Junior Nicole Vanchieri added four goals and two assists and junior Corinne Sommi had three goals and one assist. Other goal scorers include freshman Sara Lentrichhia (3), Lucy Whitacre (2), and Emma Sipperly (1).
March 13, 2012
Women's Lax Takes Care of Eastern in Home Opener 16-7; Mutryn Scores 100th Career Goal
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - Thanks to an offensive outburst that saw senior Marie Mutryn (pictured) score her 100th career goal, the Swarthmore women's lacrosse team (2-1) dominated the Eastern Eagles (0-3) by a score of 16-7 on Tuesday evening at Clothier Field. Seven different players scored for the Garnet, led by junior Annalise Penikis' four-goal, five-assist performance. Junior Corinne Sommi chipped in with five goals and one assist and senior Marie Mutryn added two goals. Other goal scores included senior Annelise Mowry (2), freshman Sarah Lentricchia (1), junior Nicole Vanchieri (1), and Elizabeth Bachman (1).
March 8, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Edged by No. 20 Elizabethtown, 14-12
CLEARWATER, Fla. - Facing the No. 20 team in the nation, the Swarthmore College women's lacrosse team (1-1) suffered a close defeat at the hands of the Elizabethtown Blue Jays (2-2) by a score of 14-12 on Thursday afternoon in Clearwater.
March 6, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Opens Season With 16-12 Victory Over Marymount in Florida
CLEARWATER, Fla. - The Swarthmore College women's lacrosse team (1-0) kicked off its season with a bang, defeating the Marymount Saints (0-2) by a score 16-12 in its first contest of the 2012 season on Tuesday afternoon in Clearwater.
February 21, 2012
2012 Women's Lacrosse Season Preview
SWARTHMORE, Pa. â€“ Coming off its most successful season in recent years, the Swarthmore College women's lacrosse team is poised for even bigger and better things in 2012. With the return of two All-Centennial performers from a year ago and a strong complement of offensive and defensive players, the Garnetâ€™s goal is to earn a place in the Centennial Conference playoffs for the first time in since 2007.
January 25, 2012
Women's Lacrosse Releases 2012 Schedule
SWARTHMORE, Pa. - The Swarthmore College women’s lacrosse team has released its schedule for the 2012 season.