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It was a tough loss for the UMass women's lacrosse team on Sunday as the Minutewomen fell 19-8 at top-seeded and No. 1 ranked Maryland in the NCAA Tournament Second Round. The season ends with a 19-2 overall record - the second most wins in program history.

Womens Lacrosse Images from Round 2 of the 2015 NCAA Divison 1 Womens Lacrosse Championship. The UMass Minutewomen fell...

Posted by UMass Athletics on Sunday, May 10, 2015





Several media outlets had recaps of the UMass women's lacrosse team's 13-8 win over Jacksonville on Friday afternoon in the NCAA First Round. The Minutewomen will return to action on Sunday against No. 1 seed and regional host Maryland (Noon) in the NCAA Second Round.

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian




InsideLacrosse.com continues its coverage of postseason league tournaments with a preview of this weekend's Atlantic 10 Championships hosted by George Washington. UMass is predicted as the front-runner once again after a 16-1 regular-season with a dominant defense and several key offensive players.

Front Runner: Massachusetts   
Massachusetts finished the regular season undefeated in the Atlantic 10 conference and is the clear team to beat in the tournament. This streak has run up to 46 games and spans over six years. Dominant is an understatement. However, the most impressive statistic UMass leads in is goals against average this season. They only give up 6.41 per game while the next closest team is Richmond at 11.19. As if that weren't enough, the ladies are currently rolling on a 9-game win streak. Without a doubt, the Minutewomen will be the Goliath of the tournament that all the other teams will try and take out.

Gazette: @UMassLacrosse dominates Atlantic 10 Conference awards

The Daily Hampshire Gazette's daily roundup of college sports leads off with a recap of the major Atlantic 10 postseason awards brought home by the UMass women's lacrosse team. Erika Eipp was named the league's offensive player of the year, Hannah Murphy was named the midfielder of the year, Rachel Vallarelli was named the defensive player of the year and head coach Angela McMahon was named the coach of the year.

Megan Schneider of Lacrosse Magazine has a preseason snap shot of the Atlantic 10 women's lacrosse teams as the 2015 campaign approaches. She lists UMass as her front-runner to win the league once again, but says Angela McMahon and the Minutewomen must replace several key losses from a season ago.

LaxMagazine.com: Conference Snapshot - Atlantic 10 (Women)


VIDEO: Feature Profile On Women's Lacrosse Sophomore Erika Eipp

The UMass Sports Network put together a feature on women's lacrosse attack Erika Eipp who transferred to UMass from Louisville prior to this season and has made an instant impact on the squad. The feature also looks at her relationship with her brother Dan who is an attack at Harvard.


Anthony Chiusano of the Daily Collegian has a recap of UMass' 19-6 win at Iona on Saturday.

VIDEO: Highlight From UMass Lacrosse's 11-8 Win Over Boston University

Behind strong games from Erika Eipp and Sam Rush, UMass won it's 28th straight home game by defeating Boston University 11-8 on Wednesday at McGuirk Stadium.

Recaps Of The Boston University Win For No. 10 UMass Women's Lacrosse

Behind four goals from Erika Eipp and three from Sam Rush, the No. 10 UMass women's lacrosse team was able to hold off long-time Commonwealth rival Boston University, 11-8, on Wednesday afternoon at McGuirk Stadium. The win improves UMass to 4-0 this season.



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