Women's Lacrosse


16   Anne Farnham
Anne  Farnham


Andover, Mass.

High School:
Andover HS





NCAA Preview: Women's Lax Faces No. 1 Terps In 2nd Round

Opening draw on Sunday is set for Noon.


NCAA Preview: Women's Lax Ready For Jacksonville

Minutewomen open 2015 NCAA Tournament on Friday (4 PM).


Eipp, Murphy, Vallarelli & McMahon Highlight A-10 Lax Honors

Player trio headlines a total of eight Minutewomen who were named to all-conference teams.


Women's Lax Faces George Mason In A-10 Semifinals Friday

Minutewomen seeking their seventh consecutive Atlantic 10 title this weekend.


Erika Eipp, Anne Farnham Earn Weekly A-10 Lacrosse Awards

Duo play key roles as Minutewomen stay perfect in league play.


WLAX: Senior Photo Shoot Behind The Scenes

Check out the behind-the-scenes footage from the UMass women's lacrosse photo shoot with the senior class


Two of a Kind - Anne and Kate Farnham

Identical twins Anne and Kate Farnham have opponents seeing double on the women's lacrosse field.


Lacrosse Highlights - A-10 Championship Game

Highlights from the Minutewomen's 10-6 win over Richmond in the Atlantic 10 Championship game.


Women's Lacrosse Vs. Maryland (NCAA 2nd Round)

Photos for the NCAA Tournament Second Round game at Maryland on May 10, 2015.


Women's Lax Vs. Jacksonville - NCAA First Round

The Minutewomen defeated Jacksonville 13-8 in the NCAA First Round hosted by Maryland.


WLAX vs. Richmond (A-10 Championship)

Photos from UMass' win over Richmond in 2015 A-10 Championship game.


Women's Lacrosse vs George Mason

Atlantic 10 Semifinal match between UMass and George Mason



WLAX VS. GW (SENIOR DAY) Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As a junior in 2015: Game-By-Game Statistics
Started all 21 games as part of what was the nation's No. 1 defensive unit for much of the year ... Earned Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team honors and was selected to the A-10 All-Tournament Team ... Earned A-10 Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Week honors on April 20 ... Finished the year with 28 caused turnovers, 39 groundballs, six draw controls, one goal and one assist ... Ranked fourth in the Atlantic 10 with 1.33 caused turnovers per game ... Her 28 caused turnovers were tied as the eighth-most for a single-season in program history ... Had a career-high four caused turnovers and added three groundballs in win at Saint Joseph's (4/17) ... Added three caused turnovers and two groundballs in the next game at La Salle (4/19) to earn A-10 Defensive Player of the Week honors ... In double-overtime win against Connecticut (2/18) had two caused turnovers and four groundballs ... Followed that with three caused turnovers and four groundballs in 12-7 win at New Hampshire (2/21) ... In Atlantic 10 Championship game against Richmond (5/3) had five groundballs and two caused turnovers ... Scored first career goal in win over George Mason (3/29) ... Added an assist in the next game at St. Bonaventure (4/4).

As a sophomore in 2014: Game-By-Game Statistics
Started in 2 games while playing in 19 ... Recorded a draw control against Boston University (2/26)... Scooped up two ground balls at Iona College (3/1)... Against New Hampshire she tallied a ground ball and a draw control (3/8).

As a freshman in 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in 12 games ... Had three ground balls, one caused turnover, and three draw controls ... Had two draw controls at Sacred Heart (3/16) ... Made first collegiate appearance against Northwestern (2/8).

Before UMass: A four time letter winner for Coach McVeigh at Andover High School ... Four time MVC Champions ... Named All-Conference as a sophomore ... Named Under Armour All-American, U.S. Lacrosse All-American, MVC All-Conference, Boston Globe All-Scholastic, Boston Herald All-Scholastic, Eagle Tribune All-Scholastic and made the ESPN Top 100 at #9 for underclassmen as a junior ... A Boston Globe All-Scholastic, Boston Herald All-Scholastic, Eagle Tribune All-Scholastic, Under Armour All-American, All-Conference, and team captain as a senior ... Scored 44 goals with 25 assists and 65 ground balls in her senior season ... Finished high school with 95 goals, 65 assists and 175 ground balls.

Personal: Anne Charlotte Farnham ... Born August 25, 1993 in Newton-Wellsley ... Daughter of Mark and Jayne Farnham ... Sister of Grace, Buddy and Kate Farnham ... Majoring in communication ... Comes from a highly athletic family ... Older sister Grace played field hockey at New Hampshire & Merrimack (2004-07) ... Brother Buddy was an All-American and three-time All-Ivy League selection in football at Brown - was also the New England Player of the Year in 2009 and spent time on the New England Patriots roster in 2010 and 2011 ... Her cousin Bobby played hockey at Brown and is playing in the AHL with the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins ... Her other cousin Pat is a member of the track team at UMass ... Father Mark was an All-Ivy League lacrosse and football player at Brown from 1976-80 - He is a member of the Brown Hall of Fame and was an All-American and the Ivy League Player of the Year in 1979.

•Why did you choose to come to UMass? I loved the school, the coaches, and the drive this team has.
•What did you like most about this school? The lacrosse program!
•How would one of your teammates describe you? My teammates would definitely mention that I'm "addicted" to dunkin donuts coffee!
•What is a talent that you have than most don't know about? I am good at whistling songs!
•Where is the most interesting place you've visited? Disney World. Luckily my family and I get to visit there a lot!
•When did you start playing sports? I started to play lacrosse in 3rd grade, with my dad as my coach all the way to 8th grade.
•Outside of athletics, what interests do you have? I love going to Cape Cod with my family, it is a relaxing and peaceful place to be and it is where I have spent every summer. I also love hanging out with my siblings, my older sister Grace and older brother Buddy, and my twin Kate.
•How do you like to start your day? With an iced coffee from dunkin donuts!
•What is something you have to do every day? Talk to my mom and dad.
•What are some of your staple foods & what are your "cheat" foods? I love ice cream!
•What is a piece of technology that you can't live without? We are constantly using our phones! I wish we could go a day without them, but there is so much technology now!!!
•What do you want to be doing in five years? In five years I want to have a successful job, that I love! I want to live close to my family, in a place with my twin sister! I also want to be able to travel to places I have always dreamed about with my family and friends.
•Who is the most influential person or people in your life? My family is the most influential people in my life. Throughout all the challenges my siblings and I have faced throughout our lives my parents have been there with constant love and support. They are the biggest supporters in each one of our lives. They are truly amazing people that have always put us kids before anything.
•What is your favorite thing about being on the lacrosse team? My teammates. We are constantly there for each other, like sisters.
•How would coach describe you as a player? Never settling, hard worker.
•Who is the funniest person on the team and why (examples are good!) Tanner Guarino never fails to make me laugh. Whether it's the story she is telling or how she is telling it, she always has the biggest smile on.
•Who is the best dancer on the team? Shannon Defliese
•Who is the best singer on the team? Katie Boden
•Who is most likely to spontaneously start singing & dancing? Shannon Defliese, and Tanner Guarino
•Who is most likely to end up on a reality TV show? Rory Sadoff
•Who is most likely to play a practical joke on a teammate? Melissa Carelli, Tanner, and Kelsey Sheridan.
•Who is the smartest person (random knowledge and/or book smarts)? Eileen McDonald
•Who is the most intense player during a game? Kelsey Sheridan.
•What are some pregame rituals that different people have? Game day hair. Having a designated person to braid your hair for each game. I am one of the braiders.
•Who do you live with and what is something interesting about that person? My twin, Kate Farnham! We can read each others mind and can tell when something is not right.



    Event Calendar

    Friday, Feb 12
    vs Holy Cross 6:30 PM gametracker
    Saturday, Feb 20
    vs New Hampshire 3:00 PM gametracker
    Wednesday, Feb 24
    vs Boston University 3:00 PM gametracker
    Saturday, Feb 27
    vs Yale 12:00 PM gametracker
    Wednesday, Mar 2
    at Boston College 3:00 PM
    Saturday, Mar 12
    at UConn 1:00 PM
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