Category Archives: Women’s Lacrosse

Column: The Case for Izzy Scane

By Kikue Higuchi The 2020 spring season ended prematurely, much to everyone’s dismay, and postseason awards have started to roll out. Inside Lacrosse announced the 2020 Maverik DI Media All-Americans on Tuesday, March 31. Northwestern junior Ally Palermo earned a defensive spot on the first team, while sophomore Izzy Scane was named to an attacking position on the second team.

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LAX: Thoughts from Opening Weekend

By Andrew Bowen #3/4 Northwestern women’s lacrosse began its season this weekend. The best athletic program on campus got off to a hot start in out-of-conference play with two games. The ‘Cats opened their 2020 campaign hosting the Detroit Mercy Titans on Friday, dominating from start to finish in a 30-3 win over the SoCon visitors. Then, Northwestern traveled to

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Not This Time: Northwestern Stifles Undefeated Maryland, Wins First Big Ten Tournament Title

By Tim Hackett Northwestern and Maryland, perhaps the two greatest programs in women’s collegiate lacrosse since the turn of the millennium, played nine times between 2013 and 2019. Some of the games were close. Many of them were not. All of them were won by Maryland. Not this time. Maryland beat Northwestern in the Big Ten Tournament finals in 2016

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Weather Delay, Venue Change Haunt Northwestern Lacrosse in Loss to Maryland

By Ari Levin The theme for Northwestern lacrosse this season has been an inability to beat the nation’s elite teams. This year, the Wildcats have had four chances against top-six teams. They’re now 0-4 in those games. They’re 9-0 against everyone else. On Thursday, the fifth-ranked Wildcats dropped another top opportunity against No. 2 Maryland by a score of 17-13.

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Wildcats Welcome Big Ten Rival Maryland in Battle for Conference Lead

By Zach Koons When current Northwestern women’s lacrosse coach Kelly Amonte Hiller graduated in 1996 from the University of Maryland, she left as a two-time national player of the year and a two-time national champion. She moved on to become one of the most successful coaches in her sport capturing seven national championships in her time as the Northwestern University

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